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Nobody teaches you how to be a freelancer

January, 28, 2016 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

More and more workers are choosing to become self-employed freelancers despite the sometimes high levels of uncertainty. But how to be a freelancer is not really taught anywhere. The growing demand for freelance professionals, together with the unstable labor market, makes the freelancing option increasingly common. Once you finally dare to take the plunge into… Read the full article

Flexible Benefits for a freelanced Workforce

January, 11, 2016 by Workhopper's Team author workhoppers

For freelancers, flexibility is king. This is not to say they do not crave a certain level of stability and security that comes in part from benefit packages offered by companies, but they crave and value their freedom to move and work A LOT, more than previous generations in a very distinct way. That is… Read the full article

Web Design Inspiration, life as a freelancer

November, 24, 2015 by Evelyn Kaczmarek author workhoppers

Workhoppers got a chance to sit down with Karina Perez-Tristan, a freelance web designer and artist based in Montreal. Karina’s main freelance work involves creating websites for artists’ portfolios and art galleries. We wanted to learn about how is life as a freelancer in Montreal and her web design inspiration-what made her become the web… Read the full article

Coffee Mobile app for a flexible workforce

October, 29, 2015 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

On Next Gen Dragon’s Den, the launching pad for many new on-line entrepreneurs,  you will discover an interesting new app that is going viral by helping the ever increasing flexible workforce. Most flexible, part time and front line workers have a smartphone in their pocket. This creates an opportunity for more mobile-first SaaS tools to… Read the full article

Best Twitter Feeds for small business

October, 20, 2015 by Evelyn Kaczmarek author workhoppers

Check out the best twitter feeds for small businesses. Today, Twitter is one of the most important platforms of communication for business and personal musings alike. When you run a small business, whether your an entrepreneur or a freelancer offering a service, there are so many ways that Twitter can help you to not only… Read the full article

Lean In Sheryl Sandberg and Women in the Workplace

October, 07, 2015 by Evelyn Kaczmarek author workhoppers

Facebook’s COO and author of the bestselling book Lean in Sheryl Sandberg announced the release of a comprehensive study on the state of women in corporate America . The study, done by the LeanIn.Org  and McKinsey & Company , asserts that based on the current pace of progress, total gender equality in the workplace will take… Read the full article

How To Write a Mission Statement

September, 30, 2015 by Evelyn Kaczmarek author workhoppers

As a freelancer, you probably know that your skills can speak for themselves. But since the freelance market is growing everyday, creating a solid marketing plan is an effective tool to help you stand out as an independent worker. A quick and easy way to differentiate yourself in the talent pool is to create a… Read the full article

Millennials in the Workplace

September, 25, 2015 by Evelyn Kaczmarek author workhoppers

As a group, the millennial generation tends to be more idealistic and more supportive of equality in society. The Public Religion Research Institute, recently conducted a large-scale survey of college-age millennials and found an overwhelming amount of discontent with social inequality among this group. 73% agreed that our current economic system favors the wealthy to… Read the full article

Female Entrepreneurs at 50, best time to start a business

September, 10, 2015 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Starting a new business at 50 is the perfect time for many female entrepreneurs. It is a common misconception that female entrepreneurs are young jean wearing women in their 20’s  working 100 hours a week. And although this is true for some, many of us are double that age and wearing skirts. If you are in… Read the full article

HR Blogs to Follow – Top 5

September, 08, 2015 by Evelyn Kaczmarek author workhoppers

There is no question that the world of human resources is constantly evolving: HR theory and trends are dictated by the sociocultural and economic patterns of the time. How do professionals keep up? Textbooks and night classes are traditional ways to learn new strategies and tactics but are costly and time consuming. The easiest way… Read the full article

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