How To Gain Work Experience When You are a New Immigrant

When I relocated to Canada, one of my major challenges with getting a job was my lack of Canadian...

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...

That Love-Hate Relationship of the 9-5

Don’t get me wrong, sometimes I don’t understand the whole concept of the 9-5 life too. I’m like, who...

11 Interesting type of Co-workers you'll find in every Office

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The Secrets to Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

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The Immigrant Worker
How To Gain Work Experience When You are a New Immigrant
Inspiration
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
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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Entrepreneur's Workplace

4 Types Of Businesses You Can Run Right From Your Self-Storage Unit

Did you know that you can run a business out of your self-storage unit? Many people only think about it and do not know that it is very possible. While you can’t sit in the unit and operate a business, you can use the storage unit to your benefit to help you manage your own business.

So, what type of businesses can you run from your storage unit? We will look at the top four businesses that do great and soon, you may be on your way to a business run from a local storage unit.

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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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Entrepreneur's Workplace

Work, Rest, Play: How Entrepreneurs Achieve Work-Life Balance

Working hard is important because you need to be successful and make a living, and it’s really important that you consider what is involved in taking things further, but you must rest too.

When it comes to improving your life you need to consider the best way of having a work-life balance. This is something that is talked about so much, but so few people actually seem to have it these days.

This is why you need to make sure you consider what it takes to actually unwind more and switch off from the working day.

As a business owner, it can be difficult to do this, and you often find yourself working all the time, even when you are meant to be switching off. This is something that has to happen sooner rather than later, and you have to make sure you have the adequate balance.

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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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Work Remote - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Tips For Managing Remote Employees Across Multiple Locations

Αccording to the Global Workplace Analytics, 50% of the global workforce engage in telecommuting and 80-90% of all employees desire to work remote on a full time or part-time basis. With the millennials making up a significant part of the workforce, working from home seems to be the most effective way of luring this job group into attractive positions.

More companies have adopted the practice over the last five or so years, citing that employees are more productive and can attain a healthy work-life balance. Additionally, employees are more loyal to their company and more willing to work overtime. The practice requires managers to use effective monitoring strategies that ensure workers remain as productive if they commuted to the traditional office. Managers face different challenges when managing remote employees.

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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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Entrepreneur's Workplace

How To Succeed In Recruitment

Recruitment is a funny little career path to choose. Not funny in how limited it is – many people succeed in this career path and it can be profitable.

It’s funny because when looking from the outset, what the job entails is often different from how we perceive it. Despite being a highly calculative and predictive industry, it’s amazing just how much personal intuition is involved.

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