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

Return to Work for Freelancing after Covid-19

April, 22, 2020 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

The COVID-19 global humanitarian and economic crisis has forced individuals and companies to rapidly change how they live and work. Many elements of business and life are being challenged; will these new habits be carried over into the future? Here are 5 predictions of what Returning to Work will be like for freelancing. More freelancers… Read the full article

COVID-19 Independent Worker & Small Business Support Canada

April, 01, 2020 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

The global health crisis caused by COVID-19 is sparing no one. Fortunately, the Canadian Government has announced measures to support Independent Worker and Small Business. With the Canadian economy on hold, small businesses and the self employed must now use their creativity to keep their businesses going while relying on government support. Here is a… Read the full article

8 Conseils pour négocier un contrat freelance (pigiste)

February, 26, 2020 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Peu de gens savent réellement parler affaires et négocier un contrat freelance est une des tâches les plus odieuses et compliquées du travail de pigiste. Pour les pigistes talentueux et désireux de s’améliorer en termes de techniques d’échange, négocier un contrat indépendant peut-être le moment le moins plaisant dans l’édification de relations avec le client.… Read the full article

9 Conseils pour une meilleure Gestion de Projets

December, 18, 2019 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Êtes-vous un chef de projet indépendant ou plutôt un conseiller ? Êtes-vous régulièrement confronté au fait de devoir apprendre plus sur une nouvelle entreprise, une nouvelle culture organisationnelle ou une nouvelle équipe ? Réussir votre prochain projet dépend en partie de vos performances mais voici quelques conseils basés sur les meilleures techniques de gestion de… Read the full article

What is a freelancer? 5 types of Freelancers

April, 19, 2019 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Globalization and the pandemic have been leading more and more workers to look for independent work. Freelancers account for $715 billion of the total US economy every year. There are an estimated 57 million Americans freelancing which make up 36% of the entire workforce (2019). This leads us to ask a very important question, that… Read the full article

Best practices to negotiate your freelance rate

November, 08, 2017 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

As a freelancer or entrepreneur one of the most important skills that you have to master is negotiation. Negotiating your freelance rate is key to your success. Negotiation is not necessarily a natural skill but luckily it is something you can acquire with knowledge and practice. Most freelancers would prefer to invest all their time… Read the full article

Freelance Work From Home On A Snow day

March, 15, 2017 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

It is during a snow storm that you really appreciate the benefits of freelancing, the one which is a true highlight today is the ability to do freelance work from home. If you have chosen to become a freelancer or an entrepreneur you know exactly what I mean. It is under this beautiful day of… Read the full article

Entretien avec Tanya Beaumont, CKRL : “Les aînés et le travail”

January, 11, 2017 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Dans l’émission de radio CKRL, sur “Les Ainés et le droit”,  Tanya Beaumont discute le sujet de travail après la retraite avec Workhoppers. Voici un extrait de l’entretien sur CKRL avec Vera Gavizon, co-fondatrice de Workhoppers. Tanya Beaumont : Les travailleurs âgés sont une véritable richesse et possède des qualités que l’on ne retrouve pas chez… Read the full article

Freelancing by choice or necessity: McKinsey demystifies

October, 18, 2016 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

There have been lots of articles lately on the growth of the gig economy. Major players in this industry like Freelancers Union in the US and Upwork have reported that 55 million Americans have joined the freelance economy, creating $1 trillion in earnings for 2015. Still the question has always remained: Is Freelancing happening by… Read the full article