Recent Blog Posts

Hello to Work Life Integration

September, 03, 2015 by Evelyn Kaczmarek author workhoppers

Goodbye work-life balance, hello work life integration. Stewart Friedman, a Wharton professor who is also the author of the new book Leading The Life You Want (Harvard Business Review Press, October 2014), cites Bruce Springsteen and Sheryl Sandberg as examples of people who disregard work-life balance and practice integration of the two. The 21st century… Read the full article

Valuing the Contingent Worker

August, 26, 2015 by Evelyn Kaczmarek author workhoppers

Companies spend countless hours and resources every year to ensure that employees feel appreciated, understood, and even celebrated. Why? The answer is simple: workers who feel that their efforts are recognized bring better results. Today however, with increasing workplace flexibility and ever-tightening budgets, companies are hiring fewer full-time employees and relying more on the contingent worker.… Read the full article

How To Become a Successful Blogger

August, 14, 2015 by Evelyn Kaczmarek author workhoppers

As a professional consultant or freelancer, you probably have a lot to say about your field of expertise—after all, it’s this specialized skill set upon which you have based a business. Your knowledge base is what makes you marketable in your industry, and simply sharing your ideas online with a blog can do a lot… Read the full article

Best White Noise sites for Freelancers to get work done

August, 04, 2015 by Evelyn Kaczmarek author workhoppers

Would you like to know which are the best white noise sites for freelancers to get the work done? Noisy neighbors? Conversations at the café you can’t help but overhear? Too restless for complete silence? For freelancers working remotely, locating a consistently quite, distraction-free place to work can be a difficult task. White noise is a… Read the full article

Talent Search: Find Your Star Employees

July, 23, 2015 by Evelyn Kaczmarek author workhoppers

As your firm looks to grow on a global scale, attracting, developing and retaining the right talent for your firm can be one of the most daunting tasks for a human resources department. Akin to American Idol or America’s Got Talent, the process of talent search and management can be quite the spectacle. As the… Read the full article

Best Cities for Freelance Working Canada

July, 07, 2015 by Evelyn Kaczmarek author workhoppers

What are the best cities for freelance working Canada? As we explained here, Canada is a great place to establish a career as a freelancer.  In fact, according to Statistics Canada, four out of ten Canadians are self-employed or part-time workers. Freelance workers make up a strong portion of this group, as Canadians realize the… Read the full article

Working with Millennials Across the Globe

June, 17, 2015 by Evelyn Kaczmarek author workhoppers

The individuals within the Generation Y, colloquially known as “millennials,” are defined as the cohort born between the years 1980 and 2000. This year, they became the largest generation in the workforce. Because the world they grew up in was drastically different than that of their older counterparts, working millennials are projected to change the… Read the full article

Whats unique about Freelance Canada ?

June, 10, 2015 by Evelyn Kaczmarek author workhoppers

Between its beautiful landscapes, diverse culture, great hockey, and progressive values, Canadians have always known that Canada is a special place to live and work. But not every Canuck knows that the Canadian marketplace is one of the best places in the world to be a self-employed freelancer. Here is why Freelance Canada is the… Read the full article

Talent Acquisition Strategy 3 tips

June, 02, 2015 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

Talent acquisition usually refers to the process of searching for, assessing and then hiring employees and contractors who help accomplish both short term and long term company goals and complete projects as needed. Acquiring top talent is critical for every company and a talent acquisition strategy should be in place to solve the constant challenge of… Read the full article

4 top Recruiting Challenges

May, 26, 2015 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

Being a recruiter is not easy; finding high quality and talented workers for a particular role within a company can be a very detailed, challenging and time consuming process. There are many recruiting challenges to overcome. Talented and loyal workers are increasingly difficult to find; many employees (especially younger workers) no longer want to stick around… Read the full article

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