6 Tips on How to Start Freelancing

December, 21, 2020 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

The pandemic has many thinking about how to start freelancing. COVID has forced thousands of businesses to close and yet there is a considerable rise in the number of entrepreneurs looking to start a new business. According to the U.S. Census Bureau there has been an increase of 38% over last year in number of… Read the full article

5 Secrets to Hiring contract help: No staffing agencies

December, 18, 2020 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

As an employer you may have come across times when you need to hire a temporary employee. Temporary help can include filling in for a maternity leave, seasonal or gig help. For example,  your team may have a special project and need to hire a specific skill like a graphic designer for a new logo,… Read the full article

Embauche de seniors: stratégie d’ embauche d’ entreprises performantes

December, 26, 2019 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

L’ embauche de seniors est le secret du succès de beaucoup d’entreprises. Alors que huit millions de baby-boomers (ceux nés entre 1946 et 1964) qualifiés atteignent l’âge de la retraite, les entreprises savent s’adapter de manière dynamique aux changements. En effet, chaque année nous perdons 4 millions de travailleurs expérimentés, et avec eux leurs incalculables… Read the full article

Tax Season: Hire freelance professionals

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 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

Career Change Celebrity Style. Before they were famous

August, 25, 2016 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

Are you facing a career change decision? This can often be scary and exciting at the same time. But know that you are not alone. Some of the most famous people have gone through the same plunge and not only survived but thrived. Read on and get inspired. Oprah If you have ever been fortunate… Read the full article

How To Write a Freelance Contract

August, 11, 2016 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

Let’s face it, a typical freelancer does not have easy access to legal counsel. However, drafting a freelance contract that protects you before engaging in a client-freelance relationship is crucial. The freelance contract should be clear and concise while outlining the scope of the job and expectations of both parties.This blog will provide you with… Read the full article

What not to do in a Job Interview

August, 01, 2016 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

The must know list of what NOT TO DO  during a job interview. 1- During a job interview recruiters will often ask “What companies are you talking with?” Don’t tell them! Keep the negotiation leverage. Instead your answer should be something like “I am enjoying talking to several interesting organizations”. 2- Don’t talk too passionately about the job.… Read the full article

How to Find Freelance Work with Workhoppers

May, 09, 2016 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

Whether you are new to freelancing or a seasoned consultant, using online Networking platforms is an efficient way to find clients and promote yourself. Workhoppers provides you the venue to find freelance work based on your skills (for free!), experience, availability and more. The Workhoppers’ matching algorithm connects you (the freelancer!) with potential clients based on your profile.… Read the full article