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Employee’s Workplace

How To Make Your Work Experience Count - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, The Immigrant Worker

How To Make Your Work Experience Count: To Study Or Not?

Every experience we go through in life is a lesson and no matter how much we may think there might have been some mistakes somewhere, it shouldn’t be seen that way. This is a lesson I have learned time and over again.

Career growth and planning has fascinated me for the most part of my life. One question I often receive is: “Zinny, I am about to immigrate, should I study or just find a job?”

The next question I most likely ask is: “what would you want to do career wise? Do you want to go ahead practicing what you already do in your home country or would you rather change career?”

Whatever your answer to that question is should help determine next steps. However, from my discussion with some readers who ask me this question, I have realized that most aren’t necessarily sure what they want to do next and even if they want a career change, they aren’t sure how to go about it and how to gain or grow work experience.

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Online freelancer Success - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace

Simple Tips For Nailing The Job Hunt

Looking for a new job isn’t always easy, and sometimes you need a little helping hand. Whether you’re changing careers, looking for a promotion or you need a new job urgently, there are things you can take on board to make finding a job easier.

In this article, you’ll find simple but practical tips to speed up your job search. Learn how to nail the job hunt with these simple tips.

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Miserable in Job - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace

Is Your Job Making You Miserable?

If your job is making you miserable, then this might sound like a typical thing that most people have to put up with from time to time.

But, a job has the potential to affect many parts of your life negatively, as it is like a dark shadow that dominates your life. You talk about it with friends, partners, and even kids – it can consume you – and it can certainly bring you down.

We saw a movie a few days ago. Long story short, the lead role quit her job because she wanted to start thinking outside the box for a while. This is a valid reason but it was so dramatic as with most movies.

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Career Challenges - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Taking On A New Career Challenge? The Steps To Take

When it comes to our career challenges, some of us really don’t always know what we want to do. Some are lucky and they find their dream careers, but others are never too sure what to do until they start in work and figure it out later down the road. The issue may not be the actual career, but more of you just feel you need a fresh idea or challenge to motivate you and excite you.

So if you find yourself wanting to take on a new career challenge then these are the steps you should think about taking.

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Employee's Workplace

How To Change Career When You Have No Idea What You Want To Do

Do you wake up every single morning dreading work or your career? Everybody has bad days sometimes but when those bad days outweigh the good ones by quite a lot, it might be time for a career change.

A lot of people end up falling into a job that they never really wanted to do long term and their true career goals take a bit of a sideline. If you find yourself in that position, changing careers is a bit simpler. You just need to work out what qualifications and training you need to get into your expected career.

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Career Progression for Nurses - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Career Path and Progression For Nurses: Where To Next?

Nursing and care progression roles can feel under pressure. There are often budgets that are getting tightened, as well as a struggle for resources. So this can be why many nurses can feel like they are stalled or stunted a little when it comes to their career progression and their professional development.

Of course, there is an element of being proactive when it comes to your career progression, and there may be a level of speaking up and getting out there to see what is on offer. And if you’re fairly new to the role, then it can feel pretty daunting. So here are some tips and a little advice to help you to get on the career and development path that you want to be in.

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Emotoionally Prepare for Winter - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Inspiration

How To Emotionally Prepare For Colder Months As A Worker

The weather is gradually changing and even though I’m not all for it, I realize that nature will take its course. For the time being, I’m still enjoying the weather and rocking lighter clothes while it lasts!

I have a colleague who is in love with Winter and loves it when it snows! Alright, to be fair, it’s usually much warmer when it snows anyway. However, if you are like me, who isn’t in love with colder months then you have to emotionally brace yourself up for what is to come.

Confession time: I don’t like that I have to layer up in countless clothes so that I feel somewhat warm. Or that after I’ve worn hundreds of clothes, I feel heavy and it takes so much time! I certainly don’t like the wind and freezing rain and never enjoyed the days when I had to shovel snow.

Pheeeew! It felt good to clear that out.

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Secondhand Stress at Work - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace

6 Ways to Avoid Secondhand Stress at Work

Have you ever had the feeling that someone at work has passed down stress to you (secondhand stress)? It could just be a colleague that’s continually complaining about an issue to you.

This is called: secondhand stress.

According to scientists, stress is contagious. This explains why when your colleague is sighing loudly, complaining, shuffling pieces of paper and maybe sending you emails in capital letters to show urgency at work, you automatically feel stressed out and extremely anxious in no minute.

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