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Why hire Canadian Freelancers?

January, 17, 2024 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Canadian freelancers are in demand. According to a recent article in HRD released January 2024, there is an uptick in the number companies looking to hire Canadian remote workers. Remote workers are frequently hired on a freelance contract basis. There are plenty of advantages to hiring Canadian freelancers. In this article we will explore the… Read the full article

Talent Acquisition for SMBs: Unraveling the Pain Points Faced by Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

August, 07, 2023 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) often face many pain points when it comes to hiring talent. Understanding these challenges might take you to explore the idea of hiring freelancers to close the gap. Talent acquisition for SMBs might be challenging but here are some solutions. Common challenges for SMBs when hiring talent: 1. Limited Resources… Read the full article

Ultimate Guide to Grow your Business with Freelancers

May, 01, 2023 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Globalization, the internet revolution and more recently the Covid pandemic have led 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 easier to grow your business… Read the full article

What are the common pitfalls to avoid when hiring freelancers?

February, 07, 2023 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Hiring freelancers can be a great way to get work done quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively, but it’s not without risks. Freelancers are not employees and often work remotely, so it’s essential to have clear expectations, guidelines and communication from the start. Here are seven common pitfalls to avoid when hiring freelancers: 1- Not setting clear… Read the full article

Comment Rédiger Offre d’Emploi qui Attire des Pigistes

January, 10, 2023 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Il existe de nombreux articles écrits sur la façon d’attirer les meilleurs talents avec un bon poste. Cependant, il n’y a pas beaucoup d’informations sur la façon de rédiger une offre d’emploi qui attire le bon pigiste. Inspiré du livre électronique de Linkedin basé sur une analyse de 4,5 millions d’emplois, ce blog abordera les… Read the full article

The Top 6 Personality Traits that Make Social Media Marketers Successful

January, 09, 2023 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Being a social media marketer has its perks, especially if you are a freelancer. From flexible hours, to working on interesting projects for multiple clients (which means you’re never bored) –the list is endless. But it’s not for everyone. The multi-faceted nature of the job requires certain personality traits that translate into skills for success… Read the full article

How to Pay Freelancers : Hourly vs Fixed

August, 14, 2022 by Brooke McLaughlin 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

Tips to Hiring Freelance Writers for Affiliate Marketing

February, 07, 2022 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

If you run affiliate websites you will no doubt realize that the most time consuming task that you have to do is creating content. If you want to scale your website you will therefore need to outsource some of your content creation. Hiring freelance writers for that purpose is often the most efficient strategy. Finding… Read the full article

How To Write a Job Posting To Attract Top Freelancers

January, 05, 2022 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

There are many articles written about how to attract top talent with a good job post. However, there is not much information to be found on how to write a job posting to specifically attract freelancers and/or professionals for flexible jobs. Inspired by Linkedin’s e-book based on an analysis of 4.5 million jobs, this blog… Read the full article

Guide to working with freelancers

December, 07, 2021 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

The demands for a growing business can quickly outgrow a staff’s bandwidth to meet them. Hiring freelancers can be an effective way to keep things running smoothly. This guide will help companies master the integration process of freelancers into the company, providing the right conditions for success when working with freelancers. This can mean welcoming… Read the full article