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March 2018

Employee's Workplace

Top Signs That You Are Ready For A Career Change

Your career is quite possibly going to be one of the main influencing factors in your life and you may also need to make a change sometimes. If you don’t take your career seriously or if you don’t put the time and effort into making sure that your career is on the right track then it won’t do you any favors for the future.

You may find that you aren’t as happy as you could be and you may also find that you struggle with your own finances as well. The problem is that a lot of people aren’t happy in their lives in general but they aren’t able to quite pinpoint why.

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Successful Woman Strength
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker

To Be a Successful Career Woman, Play To Your Strengths

*This article first appeared on The Guardian Nigeria.

Women have for a long time had multi-faceted roles to play in the society. This has also affected their role in the work environment. Most women are torn between being a career woman or homemaker which might seem difficult.

This to an extent affects many women who then bring in emotions into their work life and go through the challenge of growing in their choice of career.

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Side hustle that is profitable
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

Side Hustles That Might Be More Profitable Than You Thought

If you discover that you are in need of some extra cash, there are many ways of approaching this issue. No matter how much you might need to get in on the side. You will find that there are many kinds of side hustles which you can consider trying out for yourself and are indeed profitable.

Which one you’ll want to go for very much depends on how much spare time you have, what your own particular skills are, and other things besides. But something that is clearly important is the matter of how profitable the side venture is.

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Barry Choi: Personal Finance and Travel Expert - Zinny Factor
Magazine

Barry Choi: Personal Finance And Travel Expert

Did you ever think that travel and finance could go hand in hand? Very often, when we think of travel we expect that so much money will be spent with nothing left to be saved. Barry Choi is here to prove us wrong!

Barry studied radio and television broadcasting in college and worked in the industry for 18 years. During that time he worked behind the scenes and learned more than a dozen jobs, but towards the end of his television career,  he was mainly a Director.

In January of 2018, he decided to leave broadcasting for a number of reasons and started writing about finance and travel for a variety of clients. You can read more about why Barry quit his job and changed career after 18 years.

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Signs that your Employer cares about you
Employee's Workplace

5 Obvious Signs Your Boss Cares About You

These days, you can feel lucky if you have a job and can see signs that show your employer cares. The market has been in such a state that unemployment has been at an all-time high, meaning that often time, any job is often better than no job at all.

Feeling like you should be grateful for your job is wonderful unless your employer uses that feeling to take advantage of you, of course. Your relationship with your boss is going to be a critical factor in deciding whether you are happy at your place of work and whether your career is successful.

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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

A Guide For Surviving Your First Year As A Doctor

If you’re a doctor, we’re sure that you didn’t get into the profession because you thought it was going to be an easy, smooth ride.

Still, even by the levels of your expectation, you might find that your first year as a fully-fledged doctor is pretty difficult, no matter how many years of training you’ve gone through in the run-up to this moment.

But fear not, because if you’ve made it through everything else so far, then you’re going to make it through this – or at least you will if you follow the tips we offer below.  

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When the Journey to Your Dreams feel Lonely
Inspiration

When The Path To Following Your Dreams Feels Lonely

Walking home on my way after work a few weeks ago, a little lonely, I couldn’t help but hum ‘All my Friends‘ by Snakehips, Tinashe and Chance The Rapper for over 10 minutes as I inched closer to the Subway station. Then I thought it was about time to listen to the song in depth.

I took out my phone, opened Spotify app and scrolled down to one of my favorite songs, at least at that moment (because honestly, I love any pop music!). I felt this calmness in my soul afterward and actually felt happy to be all alone.

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Employee's Workplace

Should You Tell Your Boss You’re Looking For Another Job?

If you’re embarking on a career change or just looking for a new challenge, you will have to consider whether or not to inform your boss of this. For most employees, the idea of telling their boss that you’re looking elsewhere is a worrying concept, and most of us will avoid doing so until the last possible moment.

However, there is a school of thought which suggests that perhaps honesty is indeed the best policy and that you might be missing out if you withhold this information from your boss. So, in an effort to help you decide the right way forward for you, let’s dig into arguments so you can make an informed decision: should you tell your boss when you’re looking for another job?

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How to Sell your side-hustle
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

If You Can Follow A Recipe, You Can Sell Your Side Hustle

Approximately two months ago, I received a direct message from someone on Instagram and he said something along the lines of: “what do you do, I mean your real job?” This meant about three things, either he doesn’t take my blogging path as a career, he’s never visited my blog before to have an idea of what other things I do, or I had to sell myself.

And what did he mean by ‘real job’? Was blogging or creating videos a ‘fake job’? Jeez. This is a job as we now have countless social media gurus and other people who make a living off of the internet.

After a quick research and a bit of pondering, I was sure of one thing. I didn’t have to sell myself to him.

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Discover your side-hustle
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

How To Discover Your Side Hustle (With 6 Easy Tips)

On the last week of February, I  decided it was time to discuss side hustle topics. I turned on my phone and went on IG live. If you don’t follow me on Instagram or aren’t subscribed to this blog, you are definitely missing out on a whole lot of information.

At the live session, I shared my story, four reasons why you should consider having a side hustle and 30 side hustles for full-time workers. The guide is free and I also shared an extra 4 side hustles. Download it now!

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