For freelancers

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

A career path with curves

December, 14, 2016 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Do What You Love, Not What You Think You Should. Your career path does not need to be a straight line.  “Eight of the ten things you have decided about yourself at the age of twenty will, over time, prove to be false. The other two things will prove to be so true that you’ll… Read the full article

Life as a Freelancer – Unfiltered

November, 07, 2016 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Ana Doru is the $100 grand prize winner of the Workhoppers’ blog contest with  Life as a Freelancer – unfiltered. Do you know that feeling that you get when you wake up in the morning and you know you have to get to work? Yes, that feeling of resistance from your bed calling you and… Read the full article

Career Change Celebrity Style. Before they were famous

August, 25, 2016 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

Are you facing a career change decision? This can often be scary and exciting at the same time. But know that you are not alone. Some of the most famous people have gone through the same plunge and not only survived but thrived. Read on and get inspired. Oprah If you have ever been fortunate… Read the full article

How To Write a Freelance Contract

August, 11, 2016 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

Let’s face it, a typical freelancer does not have easy access to legal counsel. However, drafting a freelance contract that protects you before engaging in a client-freelance relationship is crucial. The freelance contract should be clear and concise while outlining the scope of the job and expectations of both parties. This blog will provide you… Read the full article

Quickbooks online changed my professional life

June, 15, 2016 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Up to 2005, Linda worked full-time for almost 20 years in the same company as a Controller. A change of ownership of that company forced her to make a drastic career change. She then decided to become a freelancer. Her freelance career started to boom when Intuit launched Quickbooks online. Not only had she chosen to work on… Read the full article

How to Find Freelance Work with Workhoppers

May, 09, 2016 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

Whether you are new to freelancing or a seasoned consultant, using online Networking platforms is an efficient way to find clients and promote yourself. Workhoppers provides you the venue to find freelance work based on your skills (for free!), experience, availability and more. The Workhoppers’ matching algorithm connects you (the freelancer!) with potential clients based on your profile.… Read the full article

Coworking spaces defeat freelancers’ solitude

April, 05, 2016 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

It is clear that more and more professionals are seeking a life with flexibility. Some are looking to reach that magic point called “balance”, others are searching to start their own business and fulfill the need for entrepreneurship. In any case, the number of freelancers in North America and the world is increasing at significant… Read the full article