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New Worker

Career change shift
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

If You’re Switching Careers, Make It One For the Future

*This is a collaborative post.

If you’re not sure if you want to continue in your current career, it can be difficult trying to figure out what to do next, especially with so many options available to you. However, there is one simple way to narrow down the choices: take a look at the careers that are expected to grow in the coming years.

With the rise of automation, there’ll be a whole host of jobs that will soon be obsolete, but there are some professions that will do the opposite. If you are an ardent reader of this blog, you already know that I changed my career.

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Working abroad overseas
New Worker, The Immigrant Worker

Challenges you Better be Ready for if you Want to Work Overseas

Working halfway across the world is a dream come true for many people who want to get more from their career than a wage. There’s plenty of proof that it works, as well. People have been seeking and finding lives all across the world and in more ways than you might think.

If you think you’ve found that dream opportunity, you might be tempted to leap on in. However, there are real challenges to face when working overseas and opportunities that many fail to catch. Get ready for them and you can be one of the success stories, not one of the horror stories.

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How to approach your boss with a problem
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

4 Steps for Approaching Your Boss With a Problem

*This is a collaborative post.

No matter where you work or what you do, you’ll always have to communicate with people. There are times when problems will arise at work that involve other people. Even if you work from home on your own, you may have an emergency that means you have to disappoint a client.

Although working online often means you have increased flexibility, it doesn’t mean you’re exempt from things going wrong. So, how do you approach someone you work with, with a problem?

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negotiating at work
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Learn How Millions of People Negotiate at Work

When many people hear ‘negotiation’, they think a pay increase, but it shouldn’t be. Is a salary increase the only thing that can be negotiable in the workplace? From my experience, it isn’t. I’ve been able to negotiate other things from time to time.

If everyone shared the same belief and thought like we did, life might have been somewhat easier to navigate. Reality check— that’s not so! Learning the art of negotiation is the only way out.

At work, you’ll encounter various types of people with diverse personalities. It becomes imminent that negotiating your way around things and reaching a compromise mutually benefiting to both parties is the proper way to handle affairs in the workplace.

Some people are not aware of this and believe that everything should go their own way, but since you are a member of the Zinny Factor community, I’ll be sharing a few ways I’ve learned to incorporate the art of negotiation.

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New Worker

3 Things Job Candidates Struggle With The Most

*This is a collaborative post.

If you are looking for work, you might well be struggling to land anything fast. The truth is that this is just in the nature of the world of work at the moment. Everywhere and every job seems to be highly competitive, and it is often extremely difficult trying to get noticed above the rest.

Nonetheless, there are always steps you can take if you want to improve your chances of landing any job, and it’s worth focusing on what those are firstly. As it happens, there are three things that many job candidates often struggle with above all else. If you can master these three, you are well on your way to landing the job of your dreams.

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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

5 Tips to Improve your Communication with a Co-worker

I receive several questions from time to time from readers which sort of relate to how to deal with another employee at work or a boss. Most times, it all boils down to communication which can be quite tricky because everyone is unique and there is no one way to treat everyone.

And it dawned on me. I’ve been giving advice to my readers on how to work with people, for the benefit of others it’ll be a great idea to share general manners on how to communicate with co-workers in the workplace.

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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

How to Support a Colleague while Respecting their Privacy

A few days ago, I had an interesting chat with a colleague and we really talked about the workplace and respecting privacy. No doubt, maybe because I’ve been blogging about the workplace for quite some time, such conversations seem to interest me.

Most workers are lucky to have found true friendships with co-workers. All the same, one must remember to treat the workplace as such and not get carried away with growing friendship, especially, so that you don’t feel somewhat disappointed when you notice the slightest hint of competition at a later date.

Generally speaking, it’s not uncommon for colleagues to grow great bond and fondness especially if they share similar views and opinion to certain areas of interest. And let’s not forget that most workers spend an average of thirty-five hours a week at their various workplaces. 

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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Personal Time Management

This week, I’m sharing practical ways to save time on weekends so that you can make the most of your work week. Next week, I’d share time management tips that may be of help at work.

Please let me know how you manage time personally, I’d love to hear from you.
I hope you love the tips shared in this video.

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