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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 workhoppers.com 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 (workhoppers.com) 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

What to Wear to a Job Interview

March, 04, 2014 by Samantha Padilla-Torres author workhoppers

Whether you are going for a job interview for a full time job, part-time position, a contract job, a project or a casual simple gig, what to wear to a job interview when meeting your potential employer or new client is important. As the old saying goes you do not get a second chance to… Read the full article

5 Keys to Hiring a Temp

February, 23, 2014 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

Every company or organization needs a temp worker at some point. Temporary, short-term or contract help from time to time. And there are lots of workers who are prepared to work part-time or on a contract basis. According to the Canadian Council on Social Development there were almost 3 million people working part-time and 13%… Read the full article

Beyond Kelly Services

February, 12, 2014 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

There are many reasons why a company would want to hire a flexible or freelance worker; a worker who comes into the office, with the right skill, when a company needs it. A worker that is willing to work on a temporary, contract, seasonal, gig, project or part time basis. Let’s face it, there are… Read the full article

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