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Social Media At Work - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

4 Things All Employees Should Know About Social Media

Social media can be both a tool and a liability to everyone operating in the business world. It’s used by employees, business owners managers and of course clients.

It’s a great way to interact and engage with a client base or find information about someone relevant to your company. You can spread a message across your social media and build a following. Or even draw attention away from your competition.

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Tips to getting the Job
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Insider Tips for Getting the Job

Whether you want to get that once-in-a-lifetime dream job or you’re just looking for something temporary so that you can earn money as you put yourself through college, you need to be able to market yourself effectively for the role.

This can be quite complicated to say the least because every employer is looking for something different but also because there are typically a LOT of candidates for every job.

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Communication in the workplace - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Improving Communication in the Workplace

*This article first appeared on ProSky

Communication occurs in our everyday lives and is therefore inevitable in the workplace. It’s something we all have to do and need to pay so much attention to. Communication isn’t just about what is said verbally, but also includes nonverbal cues.

This is enough reason why it should be so important to improve communication in your workplace, in order to avoid any form of miscommunication where necessary.

The risks of miscommunication are not worth realizing in a work environment. It can create challenges such as a conflict between members of staff or lack of trust. Negative communication can also have an effect on the morale of employees and may create a situation where employees or departments begin to work in silos.

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Signs that your Employer cares about you
Employee's Workplace

5 Obvious Signs Your Boss Cares About You

These days, you can feel lucky if you have a job and can see signs that show your employer cares. The market has been in such a state that unemployment has been at an all-time high, meaning that often time, any job is often better than no job at all.

Feeling like you should be grateful for your job is wonderful unless your employer uses that feeling to take advantage of you, of course. Your relationship with your boss is going to be a critical factor in deciding whether you are happy at your place of work and whether your career is successful.

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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, Side Hustle Series

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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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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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Landing A Job Despite Having Bad Credit

Oh yes – a poor credit rating can affect your chances of securing a job. Just ask the one in ten people who told a Demos survey that’s why they didn’t get a job. And, if you think they are over exaggerating, another study found that nearly 50% of employers conducted a credit check.

Why on earth would they do that if an applicant’s rating had no bearing on the decision process? Still, the good news is that you can beat the system in spite of this unfair barrier to employment.

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