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Freelance Work From Home On A Snow day

March, 15, 2017 by Vera Gavizon 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

A Creative Designer. Never knowingly off duty.

January, 31, 2017 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Meet Wendy: A freelance creative designer in Canada. FREELANCING: What attracts me most is the word FREE. To me it means freedom:  freedom of thought, freedom of actions, free hours in the day when needed, free to express, free to bitch, free to be the best for my clients. It does not mean I work for… 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 des ainés au travail 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 les… Read the full article

A career path with curves

December, 14, 2016 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Do What You Love, Not What You Think You Should. Your career path does not need to be a straight line.  “Eight of the ten things you have decided about yourself at the age of twenty will, over time, prove to be false. The other two things will prove to be so true that you’ll… Read the full article

Hire Freelancers: A Beginners Guide

December, 08, 2016 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

As a new business owner there are many things to worry about. Hiring permanent employees to help grow your business is on the top of that list. You don’t want to hire the wrong person for your business. But what about when you need to hire a graphic designer or a photographer for a special… Read the full article

How To Write Job Descriptions That Attract Great Candidates

November, 30, 2016 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Whether for a full, part-time or contract position job descriptions are like the nightclubs of the hiring world. Each one wants the best and most people to come inside. But without the right message, the perfect candidate may “walk” right by your job description, or worse, be encouraged to leave. So how do you start… Read the full article

Passive Income Ideas for Freelancers

November, 15, 2016 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Today, more people are working as freelancers than ever before. While freelancing platforms like Workhoppers are an awesome way to find a steady stream of freelance projects, working for yourself is a hustle. Any freelancer is constantly juggling finishing up current projects with finding his or her next one. In order to create a little… Read the full article

Life as a Freelancer Review. Unfiltered

November, 07, 2016 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Ana Doru is the $100 grand prize winner of the Workhoppers  Life as a Freelancer review blog contest. Read on about what it is like to work as a freelance translator….Do you know that feeling that you get when you wake up in the morning and you know you have to get to work? Yes, that… 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

5 Secrets to Hiring contract help: No staffing agencies?

September, 21, 2016 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

5 secrets to HIRING contract, maternity leave, seasonal, temporary or gig help: An insider’s look at finding the perfect candidate without needing  staffing agencies in a couple of easy steps. As an employer you may have come across times when you need to hire a temporary employee. Sometimes your team may have a special project… Read the full article

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