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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

Embauche de seniors: stratégie d’ embauche d’ entreprises performantes

December, 26, 2019 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

L’ embauche de seniors est le secret du succès de beaucoup d’entreprises. Alors que huit millions de baby-boomers (ceux nés entre 1946 et 1964) qualifiés atteignent l’âge de la retraite, les entreprises savent s’adapter de manière dynamique aux changements. En effet, chaque année nous perdons 4 millions de travailleurs expérimentés, et avec eux leurs incalculables… Read the full article

Tax Season: Hire freelance professionals

May, 16, 2019 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

It is a brand new year and many of us are looking forward to a fresh start, with endless possibilities and opportunities. But before we can completely embark on our new ventures we are faced with the realization that the fast approaching and painful process of preparing for tax season is upon us. Here are… Read the full article

What is an Independent Contractor?

May, 09, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

In general, the term freelancer or independent contractor are interchangeable. A small nuance in the definition is that independent contractors tend to work with one client for a longer duration on a project. Either way you name it, an independent contractor is a good way to make top dollar using your talent while remaining your… Read the full article

How To Deal with Work Overload

May, 02, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

What is work overload? What is work overload? Work overload is what happens when someone has too much work to do, it is part of the reason why the 9-5 job is becoming a thing of the past and being replaced by freelance and flexible work options. Working independently and flexible allows more control over… Read the full article

How To Write a Job Posting That Attracts Top Freelancers

December, 06, 2018 by Linda Singer 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 that specifically attracts freelancers and/or professionals for contract, temporary, work from home or part-time jobs. Inspired by Linkedin’s recent e-book based on an… Read the full article

How to Pay Freelancers : Hourly vs Fixed

September, 27, 2018 by Linda Singer 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

Hiring A Freelancer 5 Things To Consider Before Committing

April, 11, 2018 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Hiring a freelancer is becoming common practice in today’s economy.  Many companies depend on hiring a freelancer for specific projects, especially for the flexibility and many advantages this type of worker offers them.  There is a large freelance market out there of certified professionals who enjoy the advantages of working on their own and provide… Read the full article

The many benefits of Hiring Freelancers For your Start-Up

August, 15, 2017 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Read on and learn why hiring freelancers for your start-up is key to get you off the ground and running. Companies of every size today are hiring freelancers for all types and sizes of projects. Long gone are the days when freelancing was considered a hobby or a cheap method to get work done. Nowadays,… Read the full article

How to Effectively Manage a Team of Freelance Content Writers

July, 05, 2017 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Hiring freelance content writers could benefit any company if both the recruiting and managing processes are handled smoothly. Professional writers can deliver you high-quality content even if they don’t attend your office each day. However, without proper management, they could remain a group of writers instead of a team – and that could be a… Read the full article