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

The Jokers In Your Hand To Launch Your Career

It’s not what you know. It’s who you know. You’ve probably heard the saying countless times, uttered with a sneer of disgust. When it comes to moving your career forward, there are two schools of thought.

The first one believes that you can only get a promotion if you know the right people, meaning that you’re less likely have earned your new position by merit. The second school, however, reckons that everyone has the tools to create professional progress and land their dream position. Just by being themselves. Not by asking others to influence the decision.

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

Are You Looking To Make A Change In Your Career?

There are plenty of fields of work that seem like they could offer you a change and something far more fulfilling and exciting than the standard work-a-day world. Whether that’s because it offers an amazing, vibrant working environment or because it gives you the opportunity to work in an area that really lets you help people.

Everyone, from time to time, thinks about changing their career and striking out into something different. The problem is that it can feel as though the most challenging and rewarding careers all involve years, if not longer, of intense training. These sorts of jobs can seem like the kind of thing that, if you didn’t start working towards it at an early age, you’ve essentially missed your chance. Fortunately, that’s not true.

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How to Manage Side Hustle - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

Tips On How To Grow Your Side Hustle As A Full-Time Worker

Many workers are starting to see reasons why they should have a side hustle. As a result, this is now the ‘gig economy’. Having another means of income can be beneficial for a number of reasons, however, this is not something that every employee must venture into.

You need to be certain it’s something you are comfortable with. Otherwise, let it remain a hobby as running a business however small is no easy feat!

It’s a way of reducing your dependency on your main source of income (i.e. a backup plan for your life or career). A side hustle is also one way of reaching financial freedom, as you are able to increase your residual income most especially if your full-time income isn’t good enough.

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Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker, The Immigrant Worker

How Mentorship Has Helped Me

A few years ago, I didn’t think mentorship was of importance. Today, I can attest to how important having a mentor is as I’ve gained immensely from it and can tell you that it’s a lifesaver. Is there one way to find a mentor? The answer is no.

At every stage in our lives we look out for direction, most usually from those who have had similar experiences in that path – a mentor. Whether it’s an official or unofficial arrangement is a different discussion. What’s most important is deriving the benefits that come from mentorship.

My world of mentorship all started the day I decided to join a friend for a networking event. At first, I was skeptical about going for the event but summoned up courage as I wanted to mingle a bit.

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Vaccination Boy Nurse Hospital Medicine Injection - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

How Difficult is it to Become & Work as a Nurse?

Becoming a nurse is a career aim for many people, but are you sure that this is the right career path for you to pursue? There are so many things that you have to consider and take into account when deciding which career path is right for you, and it’s worth delving into this in more depth before you decide for sure. Even if you are 100% sure that you want to be a nurse, you might be wondering how difficult the job is.

To help you learn more about what it’s like to be a nurse and how you go about becoming one, we’re going to outline some of the details below. This should give you the information you need and learn what it’s like to be a full-time nurse.

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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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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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