Good Student Jobs

December, 02, 2014 by Samantha Padilla-Torres author workhoppers

If you want to play it smart, stay out of debt, and get some seriously valuable work experience, getting one of these good student jobs while studying is key. It is true that most of the good student jobs available during your education years are entry jobs, that does not mean they cannot be amazing… Read the full article

Best Flexible Jobs Top 5 List

November, 18, 2014 by Samantha Padilla-Torres author workhoppers

The word on flexible work is out and people are writing about it (this is kind of proving the point); but seriously, think about it, what do we do nowadays when there is a trendy subject around? We make lists! Top 10s, Top 5’s. And let me tell you, there are a lot of lists… Read the full article

Freelance rate : tips on pricing your skills

November, 06, 2014 by Samantha Padilla-Torres author workhoppers

As an independent worker you should not only be an expert on your field, but also, you should know exactly what your price tag is. What do you need to set up your freelance rate? Sure, everyone should know their personal salary expectations for a given job, but knowing your specific selling point as a freelancer… Read the full article

Part-time university jobs: 10 reasons

October, 28, 2014 by Samantha Padilla-Torres author workhoppers

Being a student is rough, and on top of that you are thinking of working part-time? Are you crazy? Nope, you are just smart. Part-time university jobs for students are plentiful.  Here is a list of the top 10 reasons why you should definitely consider looking at flexible part time jobs for students. 1- It… Read the full article

Working as a Freelancer : Revolution

October, 14, 2014 by Samantha Padilla-Torres author workhoppers

True HR Strategy success is found when the right people are matched with a specific organization at the right time; and while in previous decades the right employee-company-fit would entail a 9-5 worker, a working as a freelancer revolution is upon us and things have begun to change. The silent cultural revolution of working as… Read the full article

Job Personality – What is yours?

October, 06, 2014 by Samantha Padilla-Torres author workhoppers

What is your job personality? The stereotype of a leader is that of an outspoken, loud, sociable, celebrity-looking, sparkle-on-the-teeth kind of person; that is, personal and professional success seems to be stereotypically correlated with extroversion. In the world of recruiting  there is often discussions about extroverts vs introverts in the workplace .  It seems intuitive… Read the full article

Remote work: Learning and training on the go!

August, 26, 2014 by Samantha Padilla-Torres author workhoppers

Truth is, 21st Century  jobs are no longer confined to the four walls of an office; now remote work / telework is more prominent than ever, and with it, a set of new technological opportunities have arisen.  Focusing on communication and learning, you can now share concepts and train your remote workforce from anywhere around… Read the full article

Finding the ideal job match: A challenge for HR and job seekers

August, 12, 2014 by Samantha Padilla-Torres author workhoppers

The ideal job match, just as the ideal partner, is not only likely to take a considerable time to come across with, but also, just plain hard to land. Data from the recruitment stage all the way to turnover rates correlate directly with how close of a job match an employee and an organization are;… Read the full article

Human Resources Jobs are for Men too!

July, 08, 2014 by Samantha Padilla-Torres author workhoppers

Why are 70% of all HR jobs filled by women? It can be argued that the root of HR jobs lie at the beginning of the 1900’s when the role of “safety secretaries” was created in order to ensure fewer accidents in dangerous industries. Indeed, if HR’s foundation can be traced back to a secretary… Read the full article

Resumes Made Out Of ‘Rubber’ – The Freelance Resume

March, 18, 2014 by Samantha Padilla-Torres author workhoppers

From silicone cupcake molds, to yoga classes, to non-traditional work schedules, there is no denying it, flexibility is in and so is the need for a freelance resume. Let’s start off by saying that a flexible job is one that does not conform to the typical and ‘good-old’ 9 to 5 parameters and that rather,… Read the full article