May Skratcher of the Month

Jayda Q: What’s your favorite thing about Skratch? A: The Opportunity to get to meet new people and get paid at the same time. Q: Do you think it’s important for teens to work? A: Yes, because teens need to get experience in what it’s like to work, and find out if they are a … Continue reading

May 24, 2017

May Seeker of the Month

Why do you use Skratch? I believe wholeheartedly in the idea of Skratch. Helping teenagers find jobs where they can make a difference in their community, and earn some money is a wonderful concept. I decided to use Skratch because I am a single mom with a chronic illness. I have very little time and … Continue reading

May 22, 2017

Build a Foundation

My Grandpa was the milkman. May 2017 – Lindsay Feldman, MA My Foundation. I am amazed with how and when teens develop their sense of work ethic. Mine – in part, due the influence of my parents and too, their parents. One grandfather built a strong professional accounting career, the other worked blue collar jobs … Continue reading

May 14, 2017

April Skratcher of the Month

Rachel Q: What’s your favorite thing about Skratch? A: My favorite thing about Skratch is the variety of gigs offered and the opportunity to make money even during the busy school year. Q: Do you think it’s important for teens to work? A: I think it’s important for teens to work because it teaches them … Continue reading

April 18, 2017

April Seeker of the Month

Why do you use Skratch? Knowing someone is showing up at my house at a scheduled time helps keep me accountable to the task at hand…and off the couch in front of the TV. What’s your favorite thing about Skratch? I love that Skratch provides a resource that can help me knock out a few … Continue reading

April 14, 2017

Driven to Get the Keys

Recently, I have been reflecting on the time when I got my drivers license and my first car. It was not a new car. In fact, I was the third driver of that grey Pontiac Sunbird. To me, it was like a Ferrari. It represented responsibility and freedom. That is if the freedom took place … Continue reading

April 12, 2017

Story of the Week

The Power of Opportunity. Skratch wants to know: “What was your first job?” A few answers we’ve heard: “I worked in my Dad’s restaurant; I bagged manure on my grandpa’s farm; I worked at The Gap; I delivered papers; I dug ditches at my Dad’s construction site; I was a hostess at Friday’s; I was … Continue reading

April 9, 2017

March Skratcher of the Month

Aidan Q: What’s your favorite thing about Skratch? A: My favorite thing about Skratch is its accessibility. I love that I can casually check the app when I have free time and earn money for doing the things I love. I am always on my phone anyway, so taking the extra second to look through … Continue reading

March 25, 2017

Personal Brand

I often think about my own personal brand. When did it start? How did I get it? Has it changed over time? The fact is that our personal brands are always evolving. Of course, there are foundational attributes that are just part of who we are and how others see us. As the world becomes … Continue reading

March 24, 2017
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