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Finally, no more Phone Distractions at Work!

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When The Path To Following Your Dreams Feels Lonely
Employee's Workplace, New Worker
That Love-Hate Relationship of the 9-5
The Workaholic Series
11 Interesting type of Co-workers you'll find in every Office
Employee's Workplace, New Worker
The Secrets to Overcoming Impostor Syndrome
Employee's Workplace, New Worker
Finally, no more Phone Distractions at Work!
Comprehensive Resume Checklist for the Immigrant Worker
The Immigrant Worker, The Workaholic Series

Sophie’s Job Search Ordeal: Introducing The Comprehensive Resume Checklist for the Immigrant Worker

“I think it’s about time I gave up on this job search.” Sophie lamented to her mother over the phone, sounding all defeated.

It had taken her over a year to plan her relocation and she had saved up all of her earnings looking forward to her new life in Canada. It had now been 6 months since she arrived in Canada. Most of her savings had burned out as she had to pay her monthly house rent and feed, among other necessary expenses and bills.

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Employee Management - Zinny factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Focusing On The Employees: Development Is Key!

A big challenge for many businesses is managing employees. Growing your workforce from one member of staff to fifty may be easier the bigger and more popular your business gets but managing people with different backgrounds and personalities is not an easy thing to do.

Growing a team is one thing but developing each team member in a way that benefits them as well as your company is the challenge.

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Social Media At Work - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

4 Things All Employees Should Know About Social Media

Social media can be both a tool and a liability to everyone operating in the business world. It’s used by employees, business owners managers and of course clients.

It’s a great way to interact and engage with a client base or find information about someone relevant to your company. You can spread a message across your social media and build a following. Or even draw attention away from your competition.

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Networking in a New country - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Networking In Another Country? Do It In Style!

Taking your business international is a hard thing to do and requires some form of networking. You’re going to have to tackle a whole new market, be able to speak another language and communicate effectively within it, and make all kinds of new connections in business models you’re probably not used to.

It’s important to remember that: networking in the right way is something that’s hard to master already, so it’s going to be even more of a challenge in another country away from your business with no connections around you!

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Sarah Landrum - Career Exper and Freelance Writer - Zinny Factor
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Sarah Landrum: Career Blogger & Freelance Writer

Sarah Landrum is a Career Expert and the founder of Punched Clocks. A career blog that provides advice on navigating the work world and career development. Her career advice has been featured on Forbes, Levo, The Muse, Business Insider and other top publications.

When we discovered her platform, we were really impressed and looked forward to having her share her expertise and experience with us. Thankfully, she responded in the affirmative and we are certain you’ll enjoy reading this feature.

Apart from being the founder of Punched Clocks, she is also a Freelance Writer.

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Healthy Lifestyle Hacks for Busy Professionals - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker

Lifestyle Hacks to Stay Fit As A Busy Professional

One reason why many people find it difficult to exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle is mainly lack of time. As a professional, you’ll have a ton of things that need your attention leaving little or no time to exercise and stay fit.

However, this isn’t enough reason to not take care of your physical well being. Remember that your mental state is as important.

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Starting Your Own Business - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Planning to Run Your Own Business? Here Are the Need to Knows

The employee life (aka 9 to 5) is slowly changing these days as more and more people head toward the versatility of running their own business or having flexible time in their place of work. You have to make sure you have a plan if this is something that interests you.

It’s not as easy as simply deciding you’re going to become a small business owner. There is a process that needs to be taken into account and thought carefully about.

If you are planning to run your own company you really need to think hard about what that entails, and how many different elements come into play with regards to running your own company. Think about launching a brand new startup.

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Avoid a job loss Lay off - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker

3 Skills To Focus On To Avoid Getting Laid Off

Emerging technology is making certain jobs dispensable and getting some folks laid off which is quite understandable. If these tools will be able to improve productivity and reduce costs then it’s only good business for companies.

It’s important to consistently improve your skills and if necessary, undergo a reskill to avoid lay offs. As new technologies continue to involve, it has inadvertently opened the doors to new job opportunities.

If you are open to equipping yourself with any of these tech skills or at least, skills that can be applied to the business aspect of utilizing such technologies, you will be able to avert the loom of getting laid off.

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