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Hello to Work Life Integration

September, 03, 2015 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Goodbye work-life balance, hello work life integration. Stewart Friedman, a Wharton professor who is also the author of the new book Leading The Life You Want (Harvard Business Review Press, October 2014), cites Bruce Springsteen and Sheryl Sandberg as examples of people who disregard work-life balance and practice integration of the two. The 21st century… Read the full article

Valuing the Contingent Worker

August, 26, 2015 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Companies spend countless hours and resources every year to ensure that employees feel appreciated, understood, and even celebrated. Why? The answer is simple: workers who feel that their efforts are recognized bring better results. Today however, with increasing workplace flexibility and ever-tightening budgets, companies are hiring fewer full-time employees and relying more on the contingent worker.… Read the full article

4 top Recruiting Challenges

May, 26, 2015 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

Being a recruiter is not easy; finding high quality and talented workers for a particular role within a company can be a very detailed, challenging and time consuming process. There are many recruiting challenges to overcome. Talented and loyal workers are increasingly difficult to find; many employees (especially younger workers) no longer want to stick around… Read the full article

Advantages of Outsourcing

April, 30, 2015 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

Did you know that outsourcing was not a business strategy until 1989? Outsourcing means delegating a specific project or task to an outside consultant or company. It has become a very popular strategy for today’s workforce. Not that long ago, companies wouldn’t outsource a critical or fundamental task. They also wouldn’t outsource core competencies or… Read the full article

Best Freelance Sites

March, 24, 2015 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

So you need to hire a freelancer to get your project done. Good for you because like you would at a typical online store you can now browse for skills and buy services just like you would purchase a book from the Kindle store! You are now surfing the web to find the best freelance… Read the full article

Co-working space : Best places to work

February, 04, 2015 by Josianne Cimon 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

Comment trouver des bloggeurs pour SEO

January, 28, 2015 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Pour ceux qui n’étaient pas au courant, SEO vient de Search Engine Optimization, en français, optimisation pour les moteurs de recherche. Le SEO est un moyen efficace de rendre votre site internet plus visible dans les moteurs de recherches populaires (Google, par exemple). Il est clair que nous vivons dans une ère digitale et que… Read the full article

Diversity in the workplace

December, 22, 2014 by Josianne Cimon 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 Vera Gavizon 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

Où recruter des travailleurs indépendants?

October, 24, 2014 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Où recruter des travailleurs indépendants? Au delà des agences de placement Pour une compagnie, plusieurs raisons expliquent le choix de plus en plus fréquent d’engager un travailleur indépendant se présentant au bureau avec une compétence ciblée. On parle ici d’un employé journalier, prêt à travailler sur une base temporaire, contractuelle, saisonnière ou à temps partiel. Soyons… Read the full article