Stay at home moms

Female Entrepreneurs at 50: The Best Time to Start a Business

February, 03, 2021 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

        Female entrepreneurs are often seen as young jean wearing women in their 20’s working 100 hours a week. Although this is true for some, many of us are double that age and wearing skirts. Unfortunately, many funders and government grants are only dedicated to young entrepreneurs under the age of 35.… Read the full article

Freelance Work From Home On A Snow day

March, 15, 2017 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

It is during a snow storm that you really appreciate the benefits of freelancing, the one which is a true highlight today is the ability to do freelance work from home. If you have chosen to become a freelancer or an entrepreneur you know exactly what I mean. It is under this beautiful day of… Read the full article

Coworking spaces defeat freelancers’ solitude

April, 05, 2016 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

It is clear that more and more professionals are seeking a life with flexibility. Some are looking to reach that magic point called “balance”, others are searching to start their own business and fulfill the need for entrepreneurship. In any case, the number of freelancers in North America and the world is increasing at significant… Read the full article

Lean In Sheryl Sandberg and Women in the Workplace

October, 07, 2015 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Facebook’s COO and author of the bestselling book Lean in Sheryl Sandberg announced the release of a comprehensive study on the state of women in corporate America . The study, done by the LeanIn.Org  and McKinsey & Company , asserts that based on the current pace of progress, total gender equality in the workplace will take… Read the full article

Dating site for workers and companies – flexible work

March, 24, 2014 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

This article originally appeared in the Westmount Independent February 25, 2014, written by Stephanie O’Hanley- A review. Linda Singer, a Westmount resident, and Vera Gavizon of Cote St. Luc spent over a year in coffee shops carefully planning Workhoppers, a matching site for flexible and casual work. Though Workhoppers ( launched in August 2012,… Read the full article

Multi-level marketing job

March, 15, 2014 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

In today’s economy, more and more people are looking for various multiple streams of income and flexible work opportunities.  A Multi-level Marketing job is one such opportunity and offers so many choices to Gen Y, to Stay at home Moms and to anyone looking to earn an income while at the same time have flexibility… Read the full article


July, 02, 2013 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Only 18% of small businesses are run as a partnership. Yet businesses with multiple owners are more likely to survive longer than sole proprietorships, says Brian Headd, an economist at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy. Average revenues for partnerships increased 157 percent since 1980, while revenues for the average sole proprietor decreased… Read the full article

McKinsey Research on Untapped Talent

June, 11, 2013 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

In the McKinsey  article “Help Wanted: The future of work in Advanced Economies” (March 2012), the author mentions 5 trends that are influencing employment levels. One of which is untapped talent. “Advanced economies have growing pools of underused talent: older workers, women, and youth”. This segment of the population – more specifically: retirees, stay at home… Read the full article

Mompreneur How to balance it all and comeback to work

May, 28, 2013 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Going back to work after kids is different for everyone. When a mom or a mompreneur  decides to go back to work is a personal choice. Some are forced or decide on going back to work after taking a short maternity leave, while others go back to work much later in their life when their kids are in… Read the full article