The Wonolo Blog

Our Product is Our People

As a part of the sharing economy on all three sides (supply, demand, and building a sharing economy company) I live and breath the new way 'marketplaces' are taking over the world. One thing that more marketplaces should be mindful…

Why building Wonolo is so rewarding

I was woken by a violent shake. When I opened my eyes, the whole house was trembling. It was an earthquake! After living in San Francisco for almost 5 years, I became numb to small earthquakes that occurred here and…

7 Reasons Why Your Business Should Try On-Demand Staffing

If you ever thought Amazon Prime delivery was too slow, you are probably neck-deep into the on-demand economy. From on-demand dinner to on-demand drivers to on-demand doctors, anything you need is available with the push of a button righ...

Entering the second half of our first year

I am hustling around Fisherman's Wharf with 3 other Wonoloers, trying to get 30 seconds with people passing by. "What are you doing tonight? Do you like comedy?" Today, my job is to sell comedy show tickets for a SF…

My First Job

My very first job was as a newspaper delivery boy for one of the largest newspaper companies in Korea. Although I was getting paid only $3 per hour, I really wanted the new Nintendo and this was the only job…

The Animal Kingdom Had It Figured Out All Along

June was a huge month in sports. The World Cup, NBA Finals, Stanley Cup, and the final race in the Triple Crown. It was the horse racing that got me thinking. Did you ever wonder why a horse can walk…

Lean Startup? How about Lean Recruiting?

Last year about this time, I was flying in a private jet with a CEO and a CFO of a fast-growing software company during its IPO roadshow, visiting investors at their swanky offices across the country. Today, I am riding…