Employee’s Workplace
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

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

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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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

7 Ways To Move Forward In Your Career

If you want to progress your career, then there are several things that you can do. Each of them requires time, dedication and patience. However, if you work at it then you will be able to move forward in your career.

You might want to progress for several reasons and that is totally okay. It could be the culture you want to change. It could be that you want more responsibilities or a change of responsibilities. It might be for any reason, but if this is your present situation, here are several ways that you can move forward in your career.

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Trends to look out for in the job market
Employee's Workplace

Finding Work In The Future: 3 Crazy Job Market Trends To Look Out For

Finding work now is categorically different to finding work twenty or thirty years ago. Heck, it’s even different to finding work a decade or so ago! The job market is always changing, meaning the way we find work changes with it.

So, what about if we look to the future? What job market trends should we be aware of if we need to find work in the years to come. Well, here are some common trends that seem to be more and more relevant as we speak.

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3 Things about Career Changes
Employee's Workplace, Inspiration

3 Things You Need To Know About Career Changes

Career changes many times sound daunting, but it’s a step that thousands of people feel the need to take. It’s a decision that is relatively simple to understand; after all, you’re going to spend a huge amount of your life at work, so you might as well be happy while doing it.

Despite how worrying the prospect of completely overhauling your career might sound, it is a more plausible option than many people expect. There are three key realities to a career switch decision that have to be taken into account before you make the leap for yourself.

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Valentine's Day at Work
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Forget The Past, Try This At Work For Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s day is here again. A few days ago, I read somewhere online of a brawl that occurred at work due to a secret relationship going on between three workers. A guy was supposedly cheating on two other coworkers and no one in the office had a clue of what was going on.

Apparently, it was intense and shoes, tables, and cups were flying in the air. Now I’m wondering why I didn’t save that article somewhere so that I can link it to this post.

Silly me!

This is the year for women. Many women are finally speaking up on sexual harassment/ violence that they might have witnessed at work. 

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Lynda Omerekpe - Cash Your Passion - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Magazine

How To Cash Your Passion With Lynda Omerekpe

Discovering your passion is something that can be so difficult to figure out and I know because I’ve been in such situation. Learning how to earn an income from your passion is another thing that gives many a headache.

However, as the year moves forward, I’ll be providing you with tips, tricks and so much more that can help make this easy to navigate.

I’m so excited to have partnered with Lynda not only because she’s someone I admire and know to be very hardworking and passionate about her career and personal goals, but also because this is an area of work that interests me. It’s always exciting to know someone whose goals align with mine!

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Take Advantage of Technology for Job Search - Zinny factor
Employee's Workplace

How To Use Technology To Improve Your Job Search

*This post first appeared on The Guardian Nigeria.

You read that right! you can take advantage of technology in your job search. If one of your goals this year is to get a new job, especially one that you love and is in line with your passion, then this post is for you.

Although there is the discussion of how technology has affected employment, it is still possible to get a job of choice by taking advantage of technology. This article will help you discover how you can go beyond the traditional job application methods to gain employment.

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Moving into Management: How to Get There
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Moving Into Management: How To Get There

Getting your first management role can be tough. Breaking into such role or position means you need to stand out from everyone else and this is not as easy as it appears. There are only so many management positions available and, although not everyone wants them, there’s still more competition at a more senior level.

If you think you’re ready for a management role, you might need to consider a few ways to get there.

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