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What types of Engineers Thrive as Freelancers?

October, 11, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

More and more engineering professionals are taking their talents to the free market these days. They’re stepping away from the ties that bind them to one company and the rules and regulations set forth by that company. The benefits of working for yourself are tempting: set your own hours, charge a price you feel fits your… Read the full article

Freelance and Remote Work Myths Debunked

September, 12, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Over the past few years, technology has paved the way for a rapid influx of freelance and remote work and workers. This new development of what is referred to as the “Gig Economy” is quickly outpacing the number of traditional employees, with upwards of 57 million Americans participating in some sort of freelance work. As… Read the full article

A Guide to Listing Freelance Work on your Resume

August, 20, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Putting together a killer resume is a not just a time-consuming activity, it is an essential one if you are serious about furthering your career by accessing and being considered for opportunities. Your resume is you marketing you, and there is no better person to do that. As an individual who engages in a lot… Read the full article

Daily Motivation Tips For Freelancers

July, 31, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

People are working from home more and more. However, many have a big problem finding daily motivation and drive to start their work. This is perfectly understandable – you are home, there’s a warm bed on one side, TV on the other, maybe Netflix too and no one looking over your shoulder so aimless browsing… Read the full article

The Technology Propelling The Remote Working Revolution

July, 16, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

There is little doubt that the future of work practices is remote working. In fact, this style of working is already employed by a number of innovative businesses, and as society faces up to more and more ecological issues caused by transportation concerns, not to mention the cost saving a made on physical office spaces,… Read the full article

How Flexible Work Became the New Normal

July, 09, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Once a rarity in traditional workplaces, the benefit of flexible work is no longer an exception to the rule—regardless of industry or position. The advantages of more accommodating work environments are readily available to employees, but flexible work symbiotically offers plenty of benefits to employers as well—chiefly, the ability to rely upon freelancers and remote… Read the full article

The Best 15 Freelancing Courses you don’t want to miss

June, 07, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

When you just decide that you want to become a freelancer, you probably don’t think about all that it entails. There are many different areas that you need to think about. For example, taxes, handling clients and so on. You also might need to brush up on your skills and learn more about your industry.… Read the full article

Passive Income Ideas for Freelancers – 6 Tips to Earn More

May, 23, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Today, more people are working as freelancers than ever before. While freelancing platforms like Workhoppers are an awesome way to find a steady stream of freelance projects, working for yourself is a hustle. Any freelancer is constantly juggling finishing up current projects with finding his or her next one. In order to create a little… Read the full article

Tax Season, Are you ready?

May, 16, 2019 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

It is a brand new year and many of us are looking forward to a fresh start, with endless possibilities and opportunities. But before we can completely embark on our new ventures we are faced with the realization that the fast approaching and painful process of preparing for tax season is upon us. Here are… Read the full article

How To Onboard Top Freelancers with Success

May, 15, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

The number of freelancers is growing at a rapid rate. But, the demand for top freelancers is increasing too. Approximately 57 percent of businesses are seeing the advantages of using gig workers rather than in-house employees because of various cost savings, such as reduced overhead. To stay competitive and ensure you get the top freelancers… Read the full article