Page 5 of Recent Blog Posts

How To Deal with Work Overload

May, 02, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

What is work overload? What is work overload? Work overload is what happens when someone has too much work to do, it is part of the reason why the 9-5 job is becoming a thing of the past and being replaced by freelance and flexible work options. Working independently and flexible allows more control over… Read the full article

What is a freelancer? 5 types of Freelancers

April, 19, 2019 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Globalization and the pandemic have been leading more and more workers to look for independent work. Freelancers account for $715 billion of the total US economy every year. There are an estimated 57 million Americans freelancing which make up 36% of the entire workforce (2019). This leads us to ask a very important question, that… Read the full article

Freelancer or Entrepreneur : Who am I ?

April, 17, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Freelancer vs Entrepreneur, who am I? How do I identify myself. What do I say when I get that common question, “What do you do?” These questions might boggle the mind of someone figuring out their employment identity in this world. No matter which one you are, the beginnings are quite simple and similar. You… Read the full article

5 Great Freelance Time Tracking Apps that Optimize Your Productivity

April, 03, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

According to Nasdaq, as much as 43% of Americans are expected to switch to freelancing jobs by 2020. Freelancing offers numerous benefits and an opportunity to maintain a healthy work-life balance but is also associated with certain challenges. These challenges have increased the need for good freelance time tracking apps. Freelancing requires self-discipline “Freelancing requires… Read the full article

Video Interview Tips for Freelancers

March, 06, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

When it comes to hiring a freelancer the interview process will often include an online interview. Technology allows freelancers to connect and maintain relationships with their employer(s) without having to be on site at all times. Likewise, employers are able to outsource work to professionals who prefer working from home. The same technology has allowed… Read the full article

7 Outreach Tips to Grow Your Freelance Business

February, 22, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

On paper, freelancing is a fascinating career opportunity. You can work your own hours from the comfort of your home and be your own boss. The alluring freedom of freelancing is enough to entice anyone, including you, to want to grow your freelance business. The truth, however, is that starting and maintaining a freelancing business… Read the full article

Freelancer’s Guide to DIY Accounting

February, 14, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Freelancing definitely has its perks. Being self-employed and in charge of your day with flexible working hours is a great motivator. If that’s not enough incentive to freelance than stats that suggest you could be making more money if you started freelancing will. When you make your own money you need to think about your… Read the full article

How To Write a Job Posting That Attracts Top Freelancers

December, 06, 2018 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

There are many articles written about how to attract top talent with a good job post. However, there is not much information to be found on how to write a job posting that specifically attracts freelancers and/or professionals for contract, temporary, work from home or part-time jobs. Inspired by Linkedin’s recent e-book based on an… Read the full article

How to Pay Freelancers : Hourly vs Fixed

September, 27, 2018 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

When you decide you want to hire a freelancer some things are pretty clear; you will need to post and advertise your job where you will state the skills you need, provide an idea of the timeline and  establish a budget. But things can get confusing when it comes to deciding on how to pay… Read the full article

Maternity Leave Replacement , Is Your Company Ready?

May, 10, 2018 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

A pregnancy announcement by one of your staff members is often met with mixed emotions. While you’re happy for the mom or dad-to-be, you may also be worried about finding a maternity leave (or paternity leave) replacement for your office. Where will you find someone with the right skills? How will you find a great… Read the full article