For freelancers

Best Jobs for People Over 50 in Canada

November, 23, 2023 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

Statistics Canada 2021 Census shows that more than one in five (21.8%) person of working age are aged 55-64. This is an all time high in the history of Canadian census. The working population in Canada has never been older. Of those seniors that worked, about 30% did so full time and the majority were… Read the full article

All About Sales Taxes as a Freelancer in Canada

June, 20, 2023 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

As a freelancer in Canada, you need to be aware of the rules and considerations to paying sales taxes on your services. These rules do not apply to every situation and are different in every province. For example, if you are rendering a service to a client in another province from where you live, you… Read the full article

Project Management Best Practices, 9 Tips

February, 07, 2023 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

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 based on project management best… Read the full article

The Top 6 Personality Traits that Make Social Media Marketers Successful

January, 09, 2023 by Workhoppers' Team 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

Créer une Offre de Service en tant que Pigiste

November, 15, 2022 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

La pige a gagné en popularité ces dernières années avec plus de 63 % des pigistes qui trouvent du travail en ligne. Faites-vous partie de ces pigistes qui cherchent du travail flexible? Si tel est le cas, vous aurez besoin de quelque chose pour vous démarquer des autres pigistes. Pour ce faire, voici quelques conseils… Read the full article

How to Pay Freelancers : Hourly vs Fixed

August, 14, 2022 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

How To Create a Project Proposal As a Freelancer

February, 28, 2022 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Freelancing has grown in popularity in recent years, with over 63 percent of freelancers finding work online. Are you among these freelancers who are looking for work? If that’s the case, then you will need something to set you apart from the other freelancers out there. To do so, here are some tips to create… Read the full article

Freelance Agreements: 3 Forms All Freelancers Need

February, 01, 2022 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

  If you’re looking for more freedom and flexibility in your career, you’re not alone. Millions of people around the world are now self-employed, working a variety of jobs from web design to audio transcription. Some individuals freelance full time, and some only work a few hours per week. Whatever type of freelance work you plan… Read the full article

6 Tips on How to Start Freelancing

December, 21, 2021 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

The pandemic has many thinking about how to start freelancing. COVID has forced thousands of businesses to close and yet there is a considerable rise in the number of entrepreneurs looking to start a new business. According to the U.S. Census Bureau there has been an increase of 38% over last year in number of… Read the full article

How to succeed as a Freelancer- 6 Tips

February, 11, 2021 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

If you have chosen the freelance career you most likely have asked yourself many times this question: How do I succeed as a freelancer? Is it possible to make a nice living from a freelancing career? Here are 6 tips / strategies to help you make it happen and gain a competitive advantage on other… Read the full article