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

Let’s be honest, no matter the industry, no matter the profession, no matter how classy or not your office...

The Secrets to Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

For the longest time, I didn’t know that it had a specific term attached to it: Impostor Syndrome. But...
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
Mental Health Stress Work - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker

Workplace Stress: 8 Ways To Save Your Mental Health

The news we’ve heard lately have shown that we all indeed have to take care of our mental health.  No one is excluded. It’s only important to address ways to relieve stress because it’s a common experience for many workers in today’s busy world.

Chronic stress can result in loss of sleep, high blood pressure, anxiety, and a possibly weakened immune system and can contribute to health conditions such as depression, obesity, and heart disease. All of these affect our mental health. Do not underestimate the power of your job/ work in how it affects your life.

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Side Hustle Passive Income - Zinny Factor
Side Hustle Series

Tips To Consider When Trying To Make Income From Your Side Hustle

If you’ve always wanted more than one source of income, we now have a category dedicated to sharing side hustle or passive income topics. There are a number of articles already published discussing how to discover a side hustle, how to implement your idea and so on. So make sure you browse through previous articles because it’ll definitely be of benefit.

This article will share initial steps to take to go about making money from your side hustle because this is something we are passionate about. Currently, asides working my 9-5, I manage this blog which gives some source of income and run a wedding photography/ videography business with my husband: Allen Oba Studios.

I’m writing this article not because I think I’m an expert in discussing side hustling. As a matter of fact, I enjoy listening to this Side Hustle School and reading extensively on this topic.

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Self Education Business - ZInny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Taking The (Learning) Law Into Your Own Hands: Improving Your Self-Education In Business

The business world is changing at an alarming rate, and as a result, we all need to take our own development into our own hands. Whether you are planning a career change or you are trying to climb up the over-saturated career ladder, self-education is a must to ensure you have the necessary skills. While companies send you on courses, can you be sure they are up to date or are they merely using the same old materials from years ago?

Improving your self-education is vital, but how can you do it?

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Career Prospects Work - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker

4 Ways to Enhance Your Knowledge and Widen Your Career Prospects

You have been stuck in a rut recently when it comes to your work life. You aren’t really enjoying your day job and it isn’t a career you want to be trapped in for the rest of your life.

You want to find a way out of the mundane life you have become a victim to and boost your career prospects. You have always been willing to take risks and enhance your knowledge, so now is the time to make it happen.

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Health Care Career - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Stress Doesn’t Have To Flatline Your Health Career

We all want to find satisfaction in what we do even if it’s a health career. Hence why we look for a ‘rewarding career’. We want to know that the job we dedicate our lives to will make at least some difference to others.

And, when it comes to careers which fit that bill, it doesn’t get better than healthcare. After all, those on the health frontlines save and change lives with every move.

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AnthroDesk - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Relaxation

AnthroDesk Standing Desk: Living A Healthy Lifestyle As A Worker

Have you considered getting a standing desk? Especially if you often complain about a backache when you are at work. Do you sit for too long when working? It doesn’t even have to be at work alone.

For me who works a 9-5 as well as work on my side hustles, I find I’m tempted to work for too long on my laptop/ desk. One of the reasons, I love my wedding photography career or side hustle is because it affords me the opportunity to move around.

But these are some of the downsides of earning a living. Depending on the type of job you do, you might be sitting for too long or standing excessively. It’s left for us to make the right decisions to live a healthier life.

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Study in the USA - Zinny Factor
Inspiration

Reasons To Study In The USA

The USA is one of the most visited countries in the world and a good study destination for many prospective students. There is a whole range of places, people and cultures, and you will always be able to find what you are looking for.

If you are looking at study after school or as an adult, why not travel to one of the most amazing educational homes of the world?

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Career Options for Travel Lovers - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, The Workaholic Series

Career Options If You Love To Travel & Enjoy The Finer Things in Life

If you want to combine your love of travel with all things luxury, then what could be better than being able to combine the two, and looking for a career that allows to travel, as well as enjoy the finer things in life?

Of course, if you were to do a quick search online for this kind of thing, you are likely to get things like tour guide or ski instructor coming up. They are good, but they aren’t permanent career options due to their low wages. In some ways they could limit your career progression.

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Support Your Partner's Career - Zinny factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

Your Support Will Make Your Partner’s Career Soar

Apart from your support to book a trip to Paris for two. A private tour of the Eiffel Tower and tickets to see a crazy-amazing burlesque performance in Moulin Rouge, one of the most romantic gestures any spouse, partner or significant lover can make is a show of support for the other person’s career.

That’s all it takes. And Calvin Harris is proof of this, something he showed to his (then) girlfriend, Tay-Tay Swift,  when he sent a tweet to his six million followers to congratulate her on the industry-altering victory she had over Apple.

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SKCOOKKS Restaurant - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, Magazine, Side Hustle Series

Sasilka: CEO of SKCOOKKS Restaurant (From Side Hustler to Full-Time Entrepreneur)

Sasilka is the owner of SKCOOKKS, Toronto’s newest flavor, and African-Caribbean restaurant. We first met through an agreement to provide her with marketing needs for her business.

Many immigrants don’t have enough millennials to look up to and Sasilka is the definition of hard work, success, and motivation! After receiving a request from a blog reader to share more light on starting a business as an immigrant, I immediately knew that Sasilka was the person to have a chat with.

She shared her truth, tips and everything her life has turned out to be as a full-time immigrant entrepreneur who has decided to do what no one will expect.

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