Project management

Project Management Best Practices, 9 Tips

February, 07, 2023 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Are you a Project management freelancer or consultant? Are you confronted frequently with the challenge of learning about a new company, a new organizational culture,  or a new team? Getting your next project most certainly depends on your performance. Here are some tips on how to successfully deliver your projects based on project management best… Read the full article

9 Conseils pour une meilleure Gestion de Projets

December, 18, 2019 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Êtes-vous un chef de projet indépendant ou plutôt un conseiller ? Êtes-vous régulièrement confronté au fait de devoir apprendre plus sur une nouvelle entreprise, une nouvelle culture organisationnelle ou une nouvelle équipe ? Réussir votre prochain projet dépend en partie de vos performances mais voici quelques conseils basés sur les meilleures techniques de gestion de… Read the full article

How To Deal with Work Overload

May, 02, 2019 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

What is work overload? What is work overload? Work overload is what happens when someone has too much work to do, it is part of the reason why the 9-5 job is becoming a thing of the past and being replaced by freelance and flexible work options. Working independently and flexible allows more control over… Read the full article

Negotiate Like a Pro: 4 Steps to Anchor First!

July, 05, 2013 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Freelancers, independent workers and new entrepreneurs have to constantly face the challenge of establishing  a price for their services. Most of us don’t like to be put in that position. Only a few enjoy the process of negotiation and even fewer are naturally able to negotiate like a pro. But for most of us, negotiation… Read the full article

Smiley face or face to face interaction in business?

June, 28, 2013 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

We have learned throughout our lives how to read people. We look at their eyes, their lips, how fast they are breathing, the way they position their bodies. We subconsciously or consciously can interpret from these small nuances what the person is feeling, and how we feel about them all through the important face to… Read the full article

6 Key Factors to Successful Project Delivery

June, 25, 2013 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Want to know the Secret formula to project delivery? As a Freelancer you are continuously entering new situations with lots of unknowns. You may not be familiar with the company, the people or even the industry or type of business. But no matter what the situation is, a good project manager delivers. So what are… Read the full article

Contingent Workforce : Prepare now for the new work era

June, 04, 2013 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

As far back as the mid 1990s MITs Sloan School of Management envisioned that by 2015 there would be a shifting network of contingent workforce. Companies would have the potential to maintain small regular workforces and increasingly rely on outsourcing a contingent workforce. Similar to the model used by the Hollywood film industry, specialized people… Read the full article

How to Successfully Outsource to Freelancers?

May, 23, 2013 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Despite the many benefits of outsourcing over the past decade, many companies have only recently begun to implement its use while others are still in the planning stages. Before outsourcing to freelancer, you need to understand what is outsourcing, what are the benefits and what are the challenges when executing a project. To successfully outsource… Read the full article