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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

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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Recruitment and Employers to Attract Candidate - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

How Recruitment Is Changing And What Businesses Should Do To Attract Top Candidates

Recruitment isn’t the same as it was a decade ago. It is true that job descriptions are still a constant way to post an open position; however, technology has brought a change in the recruitment process.

Many disprove some of the positive changes that technology has brought. However, we all must agree that it’s also brought about innovations in the hiring process.

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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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Resume for Job Search - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Resumes Are Your Chance To Get Noticed

Everyone – and we mean everyone – has to battle with the job market and resumes at some stage in their lives.

Sometimes that’s when you’re right out of college and trying to find an entry-level job that pays you in money and not peanuts. Sometimes it’s when you’ve had enough of your current job and want to finally get into a career you actually care about. And other times it’s because you felt the wrath of a troubled economy and got made redundant.

Whatever it is, though, the first step to getting the new dream job of yours is having a resume that stands-out from the crowd like Elton John in front of a white wall.

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Take Advantage of Technology for Job Search - Zinny factor
Employee's Workplace

How To Use Technology To Improve Your Job Search

*This post first appeared on The Guardian Nigeria.

You read that right! you can take advantage of technology in your job search. If one of your goals this year is to get a new job, especially one that you love and is in line with your passion, then this post is for you.

Although there is the discussion of how technology has affected employment, it is still possible to get a job of choice by taking advantage of technology. This article will help you discover how you can go beyond the traditional job application methods to gain employment.

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

The Changing Job Market: An Immigrant’s Story

While contemplating becoming an immigrant in Canada, I decided to move for several reasons and if I’m being honest, I had to consider whether my career will still be in line. 

Thankfully, I was already certain that I didn’t want to go ahead with practicing law so that was out of the way – no need for re-evaluation, articulation, re-examination, re-qualification and believe me, I was excited.

But choosing a career also bothered me a great deal. I didn’t want to start one that I will detest, another life where I feel trapped in a career that I didn’t enjoy and I knew would dwindle in the long run. One where I felt like I wasn’t making use of my passions and talents.

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New Worker

3 Things Job Candidates Struggle With The Most

*This is a collaborative post.

If you are looking for work, you might well be struggling to land anything fast. The truth is that this is just in the nature of the world of work at the moment. Everywhere and every job seems to be highly competitive, and it is often extremely difficult trying to get noticed above the rest.

Nonetheless, there are always steps you can take if you want to improve your chances of landing any job, and it’s worth focusing on what those are firstly. As it happens, there are three things that many job candidates often struggle with above all else. If you can master these three, you are well on your way to landing the job of your dreams.

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New Worker

Managing Depression During a Job Search

Depression can be a form of disability and may lead to many devastating consequences if not properly managed. There are several ways to manage depression during a job search and I hope to discuss that in this blog post.

Finding a job can be a huge task and is a job on its own. Finding a job that is line with your career objectives is even more demanding. It can be consuming and needs a high level of commitment and perseverance.

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