WorkWhile is rethinking how hourly employees earn their wages — and delivering better benefits in the process. Co-founded by Jarah Euston WG09, the venture is a matchmaking service of sorts that pairs workers with employers to fill everything from full-time positions to temporary jobs to last-minute shifts. Companies pay a fee to tap into the WorkWhile workforce, which is made up of screened and verified applicants who receive often-elusive job perks like next-day pay, flexible schedules, and sick-leave credits.

Euston’s company, which aims to promote more flexible conditions for both companies and workers, was recently backed by investors including Khosla Ventures and Katrina Lake, founder and CEO of Stitch Fix.

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