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Health Insurance for Freelancers : 5 Tips

May, 04, 2018 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Whether you are a part-time or full-time freelancer, the one thing you’ll have to learn to live with is fluctuating finances. In the good times, you have more work than you know what to do with and your bank account is teeming with cash. In the worst of times, clients are few and far between… Read the full article

6 FREE Freelance Tools to maximize your productivity

May, 03, 2018 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Sometimes people underestimate the work of a freelancer. This is maybe because they work from home and do not require a dress code. But in fact, working as a freelancer is often more demanding than a regular office job, especially because freelancers have to learn many different skills to do their job. From constantly marketing… Read the full article

Des Pigistes: Guide Pour Embaucher

October, 09, 2017 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

En tant que nouveau propriétaire d’entreprise, il y a beaucoup de choses à craindre. L’embauche d’employés permanents pour aider à développer votre entreprise se trouve au sommet de cette liste. C’est sûr et certain que vous ne voulez pas engager la mauvaise personne. Mais qu’en est-il de savoir quand vous devez embaucher un pigiste? La… Read the full article

Entretien avec Tanya Beaumont, CKRL : “Les aînés et le travail”

January, 11, 2017 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Dans l’émission de radio CKRL, sur “Les Ainés et le droit”,  Tanya Beaumont discute le sujet de travail après la retraite avec Workhoppers. Voici un extrait de l’entretien sur CKRL avec Vera Gavizon, co-fondatrice de Workhoppers. Tanya Beaumont : Les travailleurs âgés sont une véritable richesse et possède des qualités que l’on ne retrouve pas chez… Read the full article

Freelancing by choice or necessity: McKinsey demystifies

October, 18, 2016 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

There have been lots of articles lately on the growth of the gig economy. Major players in this industry like Freelancers Union in the US and Upwork have reported that 55 million Americans have joined the freelance economy, creating $1 trillion in earnings for 2015. Still the question has always remained: Is Freelancing happening by… Read the full article

What not to do in a Job Interview

August, 01, 2016 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

The must know list of what NOT TO DO  during a job interview. 1- During a job interview recruiters will often ask “What companies are you talking with?” Don’t tell them! Keep the negotiation leverage. Instead your answer should be something like “I am enjoying talking to several interesting organizations”. 2- Don’t talk too passionately about the job.… Read the full article

Nobody teaches you how to be a freelancer

January, 28, 2016 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

More and more workers are choosing to become self-employed freelancers despite the sometimes high levels of uncertainty. But how to be a freelancer is not really taught anywhere. The growing demand for freelance professionals, together with the unstable labor market, makes the freelancing option increasingly common. Once you finally dare to take the plunge into… 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

Best White Noise sites for Freelancers to get work done

August, 04, 2015 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Would you like to know which are the best white noise sites for freelancers to get the work done? Noisy neighbors? Conversations at the café you can’t help but overhear? Too restless for complete silence? For freelancers working remotely, locating a consistently quite, distraction-free place to work can be a difficult task. White noise is a… Read the full article

Talent Acquisition Strategy 3 tips

June, 02, 2015 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

Talent acquisition usually refers to the process of searching for, assessing and then hiring employees and contractors who help accomplish both short term and long term company goals and complete projects as needed. Acquiring top talent is critical for every company and a talent acquisition strategy should be in place to solve the constant challenge of… Read the full article