HR Management

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

What is an Independent Contractor?

May, 09, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

In general, the term freelancer or independent contractor are interchangeable. A small nuance in the definition is that independent contractors tend to work with one client for a longer duration on a project. Either way you name it, an independent contractor is a good way to make top dollar using your talent while remaining your… 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

How to Effectively Manage a Team of Freelance Content Writers

July, 05, 2017 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Hiring freelance content writers could benefit any company if both the recruiting and managing processes are handled smoothly. Professional writers can deliver you high-quality content even if they don’t attend your office each day. However, without proper management, they could remain a group of writers instead of a team – and that could be a… 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

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