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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 – Unfiltered

November, 07, 2016 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Ana Doru is the $100 grand prize winner of the Workhoppers  Life as a Freelancer unfiltered 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

Career Change Celebrity Style. Before they were famous

August, 25, 2016 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

Are you facing a career change decision? This can often be scary and exciting at the same time. But know that you are not alone. Some of the most famous people have gone through the same plunge and not only survived but thrived. Read on and get inspired. Oprah If you have ever been fortunate… Read the full article

How To Write a Freelance Contract

August, 11, 2016 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

Let’s face it, a typical freelancer does not have easy access to legal counsel. However, drafting a freelance contract that protects you before engaging in a client-freelance relationship is crucial. The freelance contract should be clear and concise while outlining the scope of the job and expectations of both parties.This blog will provide you with… 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

Analytics Recruiting : Big data and Algorithms

July, 05, 2016 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

People Analytics or analytics recruiting is gaining importance in the way in which organizations seek talent. More specifically, we are talking about massive data analysis known as Big data. By leveraging more concise data and Big Data platforms in the Cloud, that work as intelligent human capital machines, it will lead us to the creation… Read the full article

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