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employment

Potential Employers - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Making Yourself More Appealing To Potential Employers

When you start browsing the job market for potential employers, chances are that you’re likely to feel a little overwhelmed. There are so many positions out there and each seems to have its own strict list of requirements.

It seems that employers are becoming increasingly picky when it comes to choosing their employees and expectations are higher than ever. The hardest part of the process? Accepting that there are more people looking for work than ever. Competition amongst potential candidates is fierce, so it can often feel that employers can afford to be extremely particular in their choices.

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

Switching Roles: What To Do When You Want A Professional Change

Wanting a professional change is something that happens to everybody from time to time. You may have been in your current role only a few years. You may have been there for as long as you can remember. How long you’ve been there isn’t really important; what’s important is that when you know you want a professional change, you go for it.

A change in career can be tricky. It can scare you, and you might be plagued with thoughts of failure. Maybe you should just stick to your current role and accept it? Wrong!

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Comprehensive Resume Checklist for the Immigrant Worker
The Immigrant Worker, The Workaholic Series

Sophie’s Job Search Ordeal: Introducing The Comprehensive Resume Checklist for the Immigrant Worker

“I think it’s about time I gave up on this job search.” Sophie lamented to her mother over the phone, sounding all defeated.

It had taken her over a year to plan her relocation and she had saved up all of her earnings looking forward to her new life in Canada. It had now been 6 months since she arrived in Canada. Most of her savings had burned out as she had to pay her monthly house rent and feed, among other necessary expenses and bills.

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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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Change Your Life By Changing Your Career: How You Can Benefit
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker

Change Your Life By Changing Your Career: How You Can Benefit

Many of us have a day job of some sort and might need a change. It may not be the standard nine to five, but what you find is that in order to make ends meet a good portion of your day will be dedicated to some form of job or money making the opportunity, am I right?

The problem is if you dislike what you do then your whole life can be affected. You find that you might have low energy levels or mood, feel less motivated and inclined to do things, and it can also affect your home life as your unhappiness can manifest on the people you love the most.

However, changing your career could change your life, and I wanted to share with you exactly how.

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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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Discover your side-hustle
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

How To Discover Your Side Hustle (With 6 Easy Tips)

On the last week of February, I  decided it was time to discuss side hustle topics. I turned on my phone and went on IG live. If you don’t follow me on Instagram or aren’t subscribed to this blog, you are definitely missing out on a whole lot of information.

At the live session, I shared my story, four reasons why you should consider having a side hustle and 30 side hustles for full-time workers. The guide is free and I also shared an extra 4 side hustles. Download it now!

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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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3 Things about Career Changes
Employee's Workplace, Inspiration

3 Things You Need To Know About Career Changes

Career changes many times sound daunting, but it’s a step that thousands of people feel the need to take. It’s a decision that is relatively simple to understand; after all, you’re going to spend a huge amount of your life at work, so you might as well be happy while doing it.

Despite how worrying the prospect of completely overhauling your career might sound, it is a more plausible option than many people expect. There are three key realities to a career switch decision that have to be taken into account before you make the leap for yourself.

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