Vera Gavizon's Blog (12)

Happy Freelancers, Happy Companies!

The scientific community has recently unveiled hundreds of surprising new research studies which proposes that happiness can be taught like mathematics or geography. This has a huge impact on the economy given that, according toHarvard…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on August 20, 2015 at 3:28pm — No Comments

The Best Jobs for People Over 50: Canadian Edition

New analysis from Statistics Canada shows that retirement is changing and that more than half of workers aged 55 and older return to the workforce.  Of Canadians that actually exited a long term job between the age of 55 and 59, 60% of them were re-employed within the next 10 years, while…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on August 12, 2014 at 5:10am — No Comments

NOT QUITE READY FOR RETIREMENT? CONSIDER SOMETHING IN BETWEEN.

Baby boomers, those born between Jan 1, 1946 and Dec 31st, 1964, have started to retire a couple of years ago. Sounds crazy? Well just add 65 to 1946 and presto…it’s 2011. Everyday more than 10,000 baby boomers will…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on March 3, 2014 at 2:48pm — No Comments

5 KEYS TO HIRING A TEMP

Every company or organization needs a temp worker at some point. Temporary, short-term or contract help from time to time. And there are lots of workers who are prepared to work part-time or on a contract basis. According to the Canadian Council on Social Development there were almost 3 million people working…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on March 3, 2014 at 10:25am — No Comments

Long Term Strategies for Finding Temporary Talent

There are many reasons why a company would want to hire a flexible or freelance worker; a worker who comes into the office, with the right skill, when a company needs it. A worker that is willing to work on a temporary, contract, seasonal, gig, project or part time basis. Let’s face it, there are often times…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on February 20, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Social Media in hiring: You can run but you can't hide!

Are last Fridays party and the not-so-great decisions that came along with it going to influence if you get your dream job or not? Well the truth is it could. The use of social media in hiring is something we all need to think about. It has made our lives increasingly public and Human Resources personnel…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on February 20, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Social Media in hiring - You can run but you can't hide

Are last Fridays party and the not-so-great decisions that came along with it going to influence if you get your dream job or not? Well the truth is it could. The use of social media in hiring is something we all need to think about. It has made our lives increasingly public and Human Resources personnel…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on February 10, 2014 at 11:01am — 1 Comment

JOB SECURITY IS OUT, FLEXIBLE JOBS ARE IN!

In his work life, the average worker will change career between 3 and 7 times: that is not counting the number of times he or she will change jobs within the same career trend. Is this due to a generational trait, where workers put a high value on new opportunities, variety (Flexible jobs) or is it the result of the evolution of companies’ needs following globalization? Are those two as conflicting as they may seem at first glance?

Right now, doing a simple Google search about…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on February 10, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Are Temp Agencies Becoming Obsolete?

It is clear that the industry of flexible work is on the rise. Revenues of temp agencies for placing temporary and contract workers was $104.8 billion in 2012, up from $98.3 billion in 2011 based on …

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Added by Vera Gavizon on January 9, 2014 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

HOW TO TURN TEMP JOB TO PERMANENT JOB

How to turn temp job to permanent job? Learn some tips on just how to do that. Keep in mind that the…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on December 18, 2013 at 1:10pm — No Comments

THE BEST EMPLOYERS AND JOBS FOR WORKERS OVER 50

This article, written by workhoppers.com,  was originally published in…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on December 18, 2013 at 1:09pm — No Comments

'TIS THE SEASON FOR SEASONAL HIRING

Things can get pretty busy at the office before and after the Christmas holidays.There are many…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on December 18, 2013 at 1:07pm — No Comments

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