Delivery companies like Grubhub, Ubereats, Postmates and Doordash can have some pretty attractive looking promotions from time to time. Sometimes these can mean extra money in your pocket. Sometimes chasing them can cost you money. How can you tell which is which?
Why do they offer the incentives to begin with?
Let’s get this straight: None of these companies are offering perks out of the goodness of their hearts. The way they abuse the independent contractor status pretty much eliminates any ‘goodness of the heart’ consideration when talking about any of them.[Read more…] about Chasing the Wind: When do Promotions and Incentives Make Sense?