Flexible work

Best Cities for Freelance Working Canada

July, 07, 2015 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

What are the best cities for freelance working Canada? As we explained here, Canada is a great place to establish a career as a freelancer.  In fact, according to Statistics Canada, four out of ten Canadians are self-employed or part-time workers. Freelance workers make up a strong portion of this group, as Canadians realize the… Read the full article

Working with Millennials Across the Globe

June, 17, 2015 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

The individuals within the Generation Y, colloquially known as “millennials,” are defined as the cohort born between the years 1980 and 2000. This year, they became the largest generation in the workforce. Because the world they grew up in was drastically different than that of their older counterparts, working millennials are projected to change the… Read the full article

5 tips on How to Freelance with success

April, 21, 2015 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Recent research has shown that 1 in 3 individuals are freelancing. The main question is how to freelance with success? Having a successful freelance career requires dedication and focus, and now-a-days there are more opportunities than ever. Whether you are just starting out or an experienced veteran, you need to always be on the lookout… Read the full article

Lynda.com key tool for freelancers

April, 14, 2015 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

In today’s entrepreneurial market, it is important to keep up with the new technology and to stay up to date with current trends. Freelancing can become very scary when you see the market changing and you can only rely on yourself to improve your skill set to stay competitive. There are many new websites that… Read the full article

5 Tips for Telecommuters

April, 01, 2015 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

When it comes to flexible jobs, the popularity of telecommuters  are rising with one in five workers around the world telecommuting frequently with nearly 10% working from home everyday. Employees love the idea of reducing their commuting time, and employers are more and more moving towards open concept office, where employees do not have permanent desks.… Read the full article

Flexible Jobs

March, 02, 2015 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Flexibility in the workplace is gaining a lot of attention in organizations. Flexible jobs are agreements between the employer and the employees to have alternatives to the regular nine to five jobs. Its advantages are becoming clearer for both the employees and the employers. Important organizations have been researching this trend and have concluded that… Read the full article

Co-working space : Best places to work

February, 04, 2015 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Co-working space is a great solution for the new flexible workforce. Freelancers and entrepreneurs who work from home know that finding the right place to get work done can be tough. Some places are too noisy, too crowded or just downright uninspiring. The trick is to find the perfect space with little distraction but high… Read the full article

Diversity in the workplace

December, 22, 2014 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

A growing concern in HR is diversity in the workplace and how to deal with this. This isn’t an easy issue to tackle. Managing diversity in the workplace is becoming a hot subject in the field of HR because of its immense impact on companies. In some cases, leveraging diversity in the workplace can drive… Read the full article

Recruitment policy : the cost of inflexibility

November, 25, 2014 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

  People are by far the most precious resource an organization can have. Nevertheless, due to inflexibility, companies are losing thousand (and potentially millions) of dollars in employee dissatisfaction. Thus, when thinking about recruitment policy, it is crucial to  look at three of the most prominent issues inflexible organizations have to deal with.   Poor… Read the full article

Best Flexible Jobs Top 5 List

November, 18, 2014 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

The word on flexible work is out and people are writing about it (this is kind of proving the point); but seriously, think about it, what do we do nowadays when there is a trendy subject around? We make lists! Top 10s, Top 5’s. And let me tell you, there are a lot of lists… Read the full article