Hiring

How To Attract The Right Freelancers

May, 26, 2021 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

The number of freelancers is growing at a rapid rate. But, the demand for top freelancers is increasing too. Approximately 57 percent of businesses are seeing the advantages of using gig workers rather than in-house employees because of various cost savings, such as reduced overhead. To stay competitive and ensure you attract the right freelancers… Read the full article

5 Secrets to Hiring contract help: No staffing agencies

December, 18, 2020 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

As an employer you may have come across times when you need to hire a temporary employee. Temporary help can include filling in for a maternity leave, seasonal or gig help. For example,  your team may have a special project and need to hire a specific skill like a graphic designer for a new logo,… Read the full article

Hiring freelance game developers to stay competitive

November, 25, 2020 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Ironbelly Studios, based in Montreal Quebec has been rocking the gaming world since 2009 thanks to talented freelance game developers. They have literally changed the way games are made. Ironbelly provides creative and technical services to Indie game studios as well as medium to large studios. Specialized in both, game development as well as non-gaming… 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

Maternity Leave Replacement , Is Your Company Ready?

May, 10, 2018 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

A pregnancy announcement by one of your staff members is often met with mixed emotions. While you’re happy for the mom or dad-to-be, you may also be worried about finding a maternity leave (or paternity leave) replacement for your office. Where will you find someone with the right skills? How will you find a great… 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

5 Tips for Managing Flexible Schedule Workers

June, 30, 2017 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

A flexible schedule can benefit both workers and companies, but only if handled right. On the one hand, they can boost the employees’ productivity by increasing employee satisfaction and even prevent valuable workers from quitting. On the other hand, a flexible schedule can lead to a drop in production and to other troubles regarding your… Read the full article

Hire Freelancers: A Beginners Guide

December, 08, 2016 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

As a new business owner there are many things to worry about. Hiring permanent employees to help grow your business is on the top of that list. You don’t want to hire the wrong person for your business. But what about when you need to hire a graphic designer or a photographer for a special… Read the full article

How To Write Job Descriptions That Attract Great Candidates

November, 30, 2016 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Whether for a full, part-time or contract position job descriptions are like the nightclubs of the hiring world. Each one wants the best and most people to come inside. But without the right message, the perfect candidate may “walk” right by your job description, or worse, be encouraged to leave. So how do you start… Read the full article