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

Best Jobs for People Over 50 in Canada

April, 05, 2021 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

New analysis from Statistics Canada shows that retirement is changing and that more than half of workers aged 55 and older return to the workforce.  Of Canadians that actually exited a long term job between the age of 55 and 59, 60% of them were re-employed within the next 10 years, while those age 60-64… 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

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 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… Read the full article