International Experience Canada :Hiring Solution

June, 18, 2014 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

  The impending Canadian labor shortage that employers will face in the upcoming years is no secret; and indeed, the Canadian Government has not left the matter unnoticed. As one solution to the precariously low birth rates and the increasing number of employees reaching retirement age, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada has presented the… Read the full article

International Experience Canada Program: Pack your suit and go!

June, 11, 2014 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

  In the past years more and more attention has been given to the imminent labor shortage Canada will soon be facing. However, recently some people and studies have tried really hard to debunk the idea that in a matter of two decades the labor demand in Canada will exceed its supply, and who can… Read the full article

Telepresence robot: New way to work from home

May, 27, 2014 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Supernatural Workforce? Telepresence robot: A new way to work from home We live in an era where we have become ubiquitous without being supernatural. How? Well, thanks to the Internet, the different Web 2.0 platforms that accompany it, and rapid technological advancements, we have managed to be everywhere: on the couch at home while we… Read the full article

Who is the flexible workforce?

May, 20, 2014 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Freelancing, remote work, flexible jobs, we have all heard about them, but what is their actual representation in the current flexible workforce labor market? More importantly, how is our Workhopper’s Community looking like today in the context of the current North American flexible workforce labor reality? Well, get ready Workhoppers, we are about to embark… Read the full article

Multi generational workforce: Three Generations, One workplace

April, 01, 2014 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Today’s Canadian workforce is characterized by a variety of diversifying and distinctive elements; particularly, one of the most prominent components of this diversity is the three generations, also know as a multi generational workforce.  This multi generational workforce makes up  the present Canadian labor market: Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Generation Y employees. Generational theory… Read the full article

TIME MANAGEMENT FOR FREELANCERS

October, 09, 2013 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

As a freelancer multi tasking different projects everyday, you have to make sure that you are very organized and efficient in the use of your limited time. Time management is especially important for freelancers. Millions of professionals have chosen to run their career as freelancers for different reasons whether in search of work- life balance,… Read the full article

Project Management Best Practices

September, 20, 2013 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

9 TIPS TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT Are you a Project management freelancer or consultant? Are you confronted frequently with the challenge of learning about a new company, a new organizational culture,  or a new team? Getting your next project most certainly depends on your performance. Here are some tips on how to successfully deliver your projects… Read the full article

Negotiate Like a Pro: 4 Steps to Anchor First!

July, 05, 2013 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Freelancers, independent workers and new entrepreneurs have to constantly face the challenge of establishing  a price for their services. Most of us don’t like to be put in that position. Only a few enjoy the process of negotiation and even fewer are naturally able to negotiate like a pro. But for most of us, negotiation… Read the full article

6 Key Factors to Successful Project Delivery

June, 25, 2013 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Want to know the Secret formula to project delivery? As a Freelancer you are continuously entering new situations with lots of unknowns. You may not be familiar with the company, the people or even the industry or type of business. But no matter what the situation is, a good project manager delivers. So what are… Read the full article