Hiring

Advantages of Outsourcing

April, 30, 2015 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

Did you know that outsourcing was not a business strategy until 1989? Outsourcing means delegating a specific project or task to an outside consultant or company. It has become a very popular strategy for today’s workforce. Not that long ago, companies wouldn’t outsource a critical or fundamental task. They also wouldn’t outsource core competencies or… Read the full article

Comment trouver des bloggeurs pour SEO

January, 28, 2015 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Pour ceux qui n’étaient pas au courant, SEO vient de Search Engine Optimization, en français, optimisation pour les moteurs de recherche. Le SEO est un moyen efficace de rendre votre site internet plus visible dans les moteurs de recherches populaires (Google, par exemple). Il est clair que nous vivons dans une ère digitale et que… Read the full article

4 tips on How To Hire Freelancers

January, 16, 2015 by Josianne Cimon author workhoppers

The demand for freelancers in today’s organizations is growing. More and more, companies are hiring contractors to perform projects for their companies, but they have also started to rely on freelancing for some of their core activities. Companies hire independent workers to complete important tasks that enable them to meet their demand, but without the… Read the full article

Working as a Freelancer : Revolution

October, 14, 2014 by Samantha Padilla-Torres author workhoppers

True HR Strategy success is found when the right people are matched with a specific organization at the right time; and while in previous decades the right employee-company-fit would entail a 9-5 worker, a working as a freelancer revolution is upon us and things have begun to change. The silent cultural revolution of working as… Read the full article

Job Personality – What is yours?

October, 06, 2014 by Samantha Padilla-Torres author workhoppers

What is your job personality? The stereotype of a leader is that of an outspoken, loud, sociable, celebrity-looking, sparkle-on-the-teeth kind of person; that is, personal and professional success seems to be stereotypically correlated with extroversion. In the world of recruiting  there is often discussions about extroverts vs introverts in the workplace .  It seems intuitive… Read the full article

Remote work: Learning and training on the go!

August, 26, 2014 by Samantha Padilla-Torres author workhoppers

Truth is, 21st Century  jobs are no longer confined to the four walls of an office; now remote work / telework is more prominent than ever, and with it, a set of new technological opportunities have arisen.  Focusing on communication and learning, you can now share concepts and train your remote workforce from anywhere around… Read the full article

Independent Contractor Rights : Canada

July, 22, 2014 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Knowing your rights as an Independent Contractor in Canada is imperative in making sure you are receiving what you are entitled to by law. According to Ontario’s Worker’s Action Center (2010) an independent contractor or self-employed individual is one that, among others, controls how the work gets done, can freely negotiate pay, is responsible for… Read the full article

Human Resources Jobs are for Men too!

July, 08, 2014 by Samantha Padilla-Torres author workhoppers

Why are 70% of all HR jobs filled by women? It can be argued that the root of HR jobs lie at the beginning of the 1900’s when the role of “safety secretaries” was created in order to ensure fewer accidents in dangerous industries. Indeed, if HR’s foundation can be traced back to a secretary… Read the full article

Is HR Outsourcing the way to go?

July, 03, 2014 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

 The whys and whens of outsourcing HR PEOs or professional employer organizations are now one of the most common solutions to focus on the core activity of a business and leave other more administrative, yet still essential, functions to a third party. Commonly, PEOs can be seen as an HR outsourcing solution that handles activities… Read the full article

International Experience Canada :Hiring Solution

June, 18, 2014 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

  The impending Canadian labor shortage that employers will face in the upcoming years is no secret; and indeed, the Canadian Government has not left the matter unnoticed. As one solution to the precariously low birth rates and the increasing number of employees reaching retirement age, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada has presented the… Read the full article