Why hire Canadian Freelancers?

January, 17, 2024 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Canadian freelancers are in demand. According to a recent article in HRD released January 2024, there is an uptick in the number companies looking to hire Canadian remote workers. Remote workers are frequently hired on a freelance contract basis. There are plenty of advantages to hiring Canadian freelancers. In this article we will explore the… Read the full article

Best Jobs for People Over 50 in Canada

November, 23, 2023 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Statistics Canada 2021 Census shows that more than one in five (21.8%) person of working age are aged 55-64. This is an all time high in the history of Canadian census. The working population in Canada has never been older. Of those seniors that worked, about 30% did so full time and the majority were… Read the full article

Talent Acquisition for SMBs: Unraveling the Pain Points Faced by Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

August, 07, 2023 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) often face many pain points when it comes to hiring talent. Understanding these challenges might take you to explore the idea of hiring freelancers to close the gap. Talent acquisition for SMBs might be challenging but here are some solutions. Common challenges for SMBs when hiring talent: 1. Limited Resources… Read the full article

All About Sales Taxes as a Freelancer in Canada

June, 20, 2023 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

As a freelancer in Canada, you need to be aware of the rules and considerations to paying sales taxes on your services. These rules do not apply to every situation and are different in every province. For example, if you are rendering a service to a client in another province from where you live, you… Read the full article

6 FREE Freelance Tools to Suceed

June, 13, 2023 by Brooke McLaughlin 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

Ultimate Guide to Grow your Business with Freelancers

May, 01, 2023 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Globalization, the internet revolution and more recently the Covid pandemic have led more and more people to look for independent work.   This is a great opportunity for small businesses and entrepreneurs. They can now take advantage of a pool of talented professionals with varying skills. And it has never been easier to grow your business… Read the full article

What are the common pitfalls to avoid when hiring freelancers?

February, 07, 2023 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Hiring freelancers can be a great way to get work done quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively, but it’s not without risks. Freelancers are not employees and often work remotely, so it’s essential to have clear expectations, guidelines and communication from the start. Here are seven common pitfalls to avoid when hiring freelancers: 1- Not setting clear… Read the full article

Project Management Best Practices, 9 Tips

February, 07, 2023 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Are you a Project management freelancer or consultant? Are you confronted frequently with the challenge of learning about a new company, a new organizational culture,  or a new team? Getting your next project most certainly depends on your performance. Here are some tips on how to successfully deliver your projects based on project management best… Read the full article

Comment Rédiger Offre d’Emploi qui Attire des Pigistes

January, 10, 2023 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Il existe de nombreux articles écrits sur la façon d’attirer les meilleurs talents avec un bon poste. Cependant, il n’y a pas beaucoup d’informations sur la façon de rédiger une offre d’emploi qui attire le bon pigiste. Inspiré du livre électronique de Linkedin basé sur une analyse de 4,5 millions d’emplois, ce blog abordera les… Read the full article

The Top 6 Personality Traits that Make Social Media Marketers Successful

January, 09, 2023 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Being a social media marketer has its perks, especially if you are a freelancer. From flexible hours, to working on interesting projects for multiple clients (which means you’re never bored) –the list is endless. But it’s not for everyone. The multi-faceted nature of the job requires certain personality traits that translate into skills for success… Read the full article