Recent Blog Posts

International Experience Canada Program: Pack your suit and go!

June, 11, 2014 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

  In the past years more and more attention has been given to the imminent labor shortage Canada will soon be facing. However, recently some people and studies have tried really hard to debunk the idea that in a matter of two decades the labor demand in Canada will exceed its supply, and who can… Read the full article

Why work from home just makes sense today

June, 03, 2014 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

Work from home and flexible work in general, are in right now. Why? Well because they make sense. So sit tight, here are the top reasons why work from home in the 21st Century is increasingly not being seen as an “alternative” form of work anymore. Whether you work from home 100% of the time… Read the full article

What Some Kids are doing to Pay for College Tuition ain’t sweet

June, 03, 2014 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

There are so many benefits to having a job while in university but having a sugar daddy employer is definitely not one of them. As a mother and a mompreneur who co-founded a company to help freelancers, stay-at-home moms, semi retired and students find flexible work I was flabbergasted when I came across a recent article… Read the full article

Telepresence robot: New way to work from home

May, 27, 2014 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Supernatural Workforce? Telepresence robot: A new way to work from home We live in an era where we have become ubiquitous without being supernatural. How? Well, thanks to the Internet, the different Web 2.0 platforms that accompany it, and rapid technological advancements, we have managed to be everywhere: on the couch at home while we… Read the full article

Who is the flexible workforce?

May, 20, 2014 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Freelancing, remote work, flexible jobs, we have all heard about them, but what is their actual representation in the current flexible workforce labor market? More importantly, how is our Workhopper’s Community looking like today in the context of the current North American flexible workforce labor reality? Well, get ready Workhoppers, we are about to embark… Read the full article

5 Tips on Working from Home

April, 15, 2014 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

  A work from home job can be a pretty cushy gig, and if you’re a mother, chances are you’ve wondered if this flexible job scenario is right for you. Freedom, control of your schedule, and not having to commute are just a few of the benefits that make achieving work-life balance easier.  But, work… Read the full article

Multi generational workforce: Three Generations, One workplace

April, 01, 2014 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Today’s Canadian workforce is characterized by a variety of diversifying and distinctive elements; particularly, one of the most prominent components of this diversity is the three generations, also know as a multi generational workforce.  This multi generational workforce makes up  the present Canadian labor market: Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Generation Y employees. Generational theory… Read the full article

Dating site for workers and companies – flexible work

March, 24, 2014 by Linda Singer 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

Resumes Made Out Of ‘Rubber’ – The Freelance Resume

March, 18, 2014 by Samantha Padilla-Torres author workhoppers

From silicone cupcake molds, to yoga classes, to non-traditional work schedules, there is no denying it, flexibility is in and so is the need for a freelance resume. Let’s start off by saying that a flexible job is one that does not conform to the typical and ‘good-old’ 9 to 5 parameters and that rather,… Read the full article

Multi-level marketing job

March, 15, 2014 by Guest Contributor 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

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