Outsourcing HR? What you need to know

February, 11, 2021 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

As a small business entrepreneur your main focus is to reach the market with the best sellable product or service. You might have started your company with a partner or two and have hired employees as needed. Most likely your attention is focused on growing your business with a tendency towards production, sales and marketing… Read the full article

Female Entrepreneurs at 50: The Best Time to Start a Business

February, 03, 2021 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

        Female entrepreneurs are often seen as young jean wearing women in their 20’s working 100 hours a week. Although this is true for some, many of us are double that age and wearing skirts. Unfortunately, many funders and government grants are only dedicated to young entrepreneurs under the age of 35.… Read the full article

How To Work Effectively with Your Freelance Graphic Designer: 3 Tips to Know

January, 18, 2021 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Are you looking to work with a freelance graphic designer? Meet Helder, an experienced Graphic and Industrial Designer. Helder has worked for top companies in the automotive and aerospace industry. Helder also moonlights as a freelancer. We interviewed Helder to get a glimpse into his life. For Helder, freelancing is a creative outlet. Freelancers get… Read the full article

8 Tips on Negotiating a Freelance Contract

January, 18, 2021 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Negotiating a freelance contract is one of the most stressful tasks. For talented freelancers who like to concentrate their efforts on developing their skills, negotiating a freelance contract might be the least pleasant moment in developing client relationships. So here are some critical tips on how to reach a fruitful freelance contract: When Negotiating a… Read the full article

4 Tips to Hiring a Digital Marketing Consultant

January, 06, 2021 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Abby started her Marketing career 14 years ago. It all started with full-time positions in a variety of functions that gave her a broader vision of the marketing aspect of a company. As Client Relations, Business development coordinator, Communication coordinator, Administrative operations community, Abby developed different skills that will be the base for her career… Read the full article

Ultimate Guide to Grow your Business with Freelancers

December, 18, 2020 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Globalization, the internet revolution and more recently Covid-19 pandemic have been leading 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 easy to grow your business… Read the full article

Hiring freelance game developers to stay competitive

November, 25, 2020 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Ironbelly Studios, based in Montreal Quebec has been rocking the gaming world since 2009 thanks to talented freelance game developers. They have literally changed the way games are made. Ironbelly provides creative and technical services to Indie game studios as well as medium to large studios. Specialized in both, game development as well as non-gaming… Read the full article

Which freelancing site is best for your project

November, 18, 2020 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Over the last decade we have seen an increase in the number of freelance marketplaces. The first freelance marketplace began in 1999 and now the list has grown to close to 100 places . Companies now have many options to hire a professional for a gig or a project. This leads to the question: How… Read the full article

Advantages of Using Freelancers to Resume your Business

July, 17, 2020 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

The COVID-19 pandemic lockdown has been a multifaceted challenge. Besides people dealing with the previously unencountered psychological challenges, businesses all over the world have been affected by the new coronavirus. Many industries have suffered from a cessation of their activity, while others have struggled to carry on at least at a minimum. Gradually, many businesses… Read the full article

The 2020 Guide to a Freelance Resume

June, 29, 2020 by Vera Gavizon 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