Why hire Canadian Freelancers?

January, 17, 2024 by Linda Singer 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 Linda Singer 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

How to Pay Freelancers : Hourly vs Fixed

August, 14, 2022 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

How To Write a Job Posting To Attract Top Freelancers

January, 05, 2022 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 to specifically attract freelancers and/or professionals for flexible jobs. Inspired by Linkedin’s e-book based on an analysis of 4.5 million jobs, this blog… Read the full article

6 Tips on How to Start Freelancing

December, 21, 2021 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

Benefits in Outsourcing freelancers in your city

November, 16, 2021 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

There are many benefits for companies in outsourcing freelancers in their city and these must be considered when looking at the different options of on-line talent marketplaces. Not all marketplaces make it easy to find a local freelancer. Thanks to Talent Marketplaces on the web, companies now have access to a vast army of potential… Read the full article

Guide to a Freelance Resume

January, 28, 2021 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

There are many articles out there to help you write a resume but very few discuss how to write a freelance resume. Freelancing is on the rise and so are the number of freelancers looking for work, so your resume needs to be on point. Your freelance resume is part of the information required to… 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