For freelancers

5 Great Freelance Time Tracking Apps that Optimize Your Productivity

April, 03, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

According to Nasdaq, as much as 43% of Americans are expected to switch to freelancing jobs by 2020. Freelancing offers numerous benefits and an opportunity to maintain a healthy work-life balance but is also associated with certain challenges. These challenges have increased the need for good freelance time tracking apps. Freelancing requires self-discipline “Freelancing requires… 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

5 Easy Steps to Upgrade Your Multitasking Skills

January, 16, 2018 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Did you know that only about 2% of the population are actually good at multitasking and this is often considered a genetic gift!? (Strayer) Yet, it seems like almost every job advertisement for remote, work-from home, telecommuting or freelance lists multitasking abilities as a job requirement. So, if Strayer is correct and only 2% if the… Read the full article

10 Resume Tips From the Pros

November, 30, 2017 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

HR managers are getting pickier about which resumes make the cut for an interview.  Therefore, if your resume is not getting noticed,  you need to do what it takes to make sure it stands out from the crowd. Follow these 10 top resume tips from professional HR managers and get hired. 1- Use Power Words… Read the full article

Best practices to negotiate your freelance rate

November, 08, 2017 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

As a freelancer or entrepreneur one of the most important skills that you have to master is negotiation. Negotiating your freelance rate is key to your success. Negotiation is not necessarily a natural skill but luckily it is something you can acquire with knowledge and practice. Most freelancers would prefer to invest all their time… Read the full article

Author a Rock-Solid Freelance Contract

May, 30, 2017 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

While the world of freelance offers many great perks including increased flexibility and independence, it also entails fulfilling important responsibilities such as executing a freelance contract prior to starting work. Just hearing the word “contract” is enough to induce anxiety in some solopreneurs. Perhaps you aren’t sure where to begin, or find it too time… Read the full article

Freelance Photography: 6 Tips for Success

April, 14, 2017 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Freelance photography seems to dominate the freelance world today—and with good reason. With the rise of social media and technology, photography has become a more accessible art form. Artists are more satisfied with their jobs than non-artist professionals and freelance photographers are no exception to this. With the freedom to chart their own paths and… Read the full article

Guest blogging on Workhoppers

April, 09, 2017 by Workhoppers' Team author workhoppers

Interested in guest blogging for Workhoppers? If you are passionate about writing on topics related to flexible work and interested in guest blogging, we’d love to hear from you! Share your expertise with a large audience of freelancers, flexible workers, recruiters and business owners. The Essentials: Successful blog posts must be interesting, unique, and teach… Read the full article

Freelance Work From Home On A Snow day

March, 15, 2017 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

It is during a snow storm that you really appreciate the benefits of freelancing, the one which is a true highlight today is the ability to do freelance work from home. If you have chosen to become a freelancer or an entrepreneur you know exactly what I mean. It is under this beautiful day of… Read the full article

A Creative Designer. Never knowingly off duty.

January, 31, 2017 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Meet Wendy: A freelance creative designer in Canada. FREELANCING: What attracts me most is the word FREE. To me it means freedom:  freedom of thought, freedom of actions, free hours in the day when needed, free to express, free to bitch, free to be the best for my clients. It does not mean I work for… Read the full article