Hiring

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

Analytics Recruiting : Big data and Algorithms

July, 05, 2016 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

People Analytics or analytics recruiting is gaining importance in the way in which organizations seek talent. More specifically, we are talking about massive data analysis known as Big data. By leveraging more concise data and Big Data platforms in the Cloud, that work as intelligent human capital machines, it will lead us to the creation… Read the full article

Quickly Onboarding New Hires for Freelance work

March, 22, 2016 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Onboarding new hires for freelance and temporary work is a process that almost every business goes through. Fixed-term staff are great at helping your company scale quickly and temporarily so that you can meet spikes in work and demand, and continue to grow. But while there are many upsides to hiring temporary workers, there is… Read the full article

Mythbusting: Truth about soft skills in the workplace

March, 09, 2016 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

There is a misconception of what skills the “ideal freelancer” possesses when looking for freelance work. The myth being that hard skills- the technical ability to perform tasks- determines your success as a freelancer. This is a complete myth and in this article we will reveal the truth about soft skills in the workplace and their… Read the full article

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

Talent Search: Find Your Star Employees

July, 23, 2015 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

As your firm looks to grow on a global scale, attracting, developing and retaining the right talent for your firm can be one of the most daunting tasks for a human resources department. Akin to American Idol or America’s Got Talent, the process of talent search and management can be quite the spectacle. As the… 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