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Video Interview Tips for Freelancers

March, 06, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

When it comes to hiring a freelancer the interview process will often include an online interview. Technology allows freelancers to connect and maintain relationships with their employer(s) without having to be on site at all times. Likewise, employers are able to outsource work to professionals who prefer working from home. The same technology has allowed… Read the full article

7 Outreach Tips to Grow Your Freelance Business

February, 22, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

On paper, freelancing is a fascinating career opportunity. You can work your own hours from the comfort of your home and be your own boss. The alluring freedom of freelancing is enough to entice anyone, including you, to want to grow your freelance business. The truth, however, is that starting and maintaining a freelancing business… Read the full article

Freelancer’s Guide to DIY Accounting

February, 14, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Freelancing definitely has its perks. Being self-employed and in charge of your day with flexible working hours is a great motivator. If that’s not enough incentive to freelance than stats that suggest you could be making more money if you started freelancing will. When you make your own money you need to think about your… Read the full article

How To Write a Job Posting That Attracts Top Freelancers

December, 06, 2018 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

There are many articles written about how to attract top talent with a good job post. However, there is not much information to be found on how to write a job posting that specifically attracts freelancers and/or professionals for contract, temporary, work from home or part-time jobs. Inspired by Linkedin’s recent e-book based on an… Read the full article

How to Pay Freelancers : Hourly vs Fixed

September, 27, 2018 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

When you decide you want to hire a freelancer some things are pretty clear; you will need to post and advertise your job where you will state the skills you need, provide an idea of the timeline and  establish a budget. But things can get confusing when it comes to deciding on how to pay… Read the full article

Ultimate Guide to Grow your Business with Freelancers

September, 05, 2018 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Globalization and the internet revolution have been leading more and more people to look for independent work.   This is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs. They can now take advantage by tapping into a pool of talented professionals with varying skills. When you can rely on an on-demand pool of experts to create a brand, a website,… Read the full article

Maternity Leave Hiring , Is Your Company Ready?

May, 10, 2018 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

A pregnancy announcement by one of your staff members is often met with mixed emotions. While you’re happy for the mom or dad-to-be, you may also be worried about finding a maternity leave (or paternity leave) replacement for your office. Where will you find someone with the right skills? How will you find a great… Read the full article

Health Insurance for Freelancers : 5 Tips

May, 04, 2018 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Whether you are a part-time or full-time freelancer, the one thing you’ll have to learn to live with is fluctuating finances. In the good times, you have more work than you know what to do with and your bank account is teeming with cash. In the worst of times, clients are few and far between… Read the full article

5 FREE Freelance Tools to maximize your productivity

May, 03, 2018 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Sometimes people underestimate the work of a freelancer. This is maybe because they work from home and do not require a dress code. But in fact, working as a freelancer is often more demanding than a regular office job, especially because freelancers have to learn many different skills to do their job. From constantly marketing… Read the full article

Hiring A Freelancer 5 Things To Consider Before Committing

April, 11, 2018 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Hiring a freelancer is becoming common practice in today’s economy.  Many companies depend on hiring a freelancer for specific projects, especially for the flexibility and many advantages this type of worker offers them.  There is a large freelance market out there of certified professionals who enjoy the advantages of working on their own and provide… Read the full article