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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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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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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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Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Inspiration

Take A New Career Path In 2018

People usually think of the new year new me saying as changing things about their physical selves or lifestyle. For example, the most common one to change is diet or fitness. But, at the same time these are both the hardest things to change.

So why not make your new year’s resolution one that is easy to stick to, and actually will dramatically change your life. A career change. There’s no point being stuck in a career you’re not happy in, so you might as well make arrangements to find a new career.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

Are You Ready To Break Out On Your Own?

One of the most amazing things about the modern world is just how much control it offers so many people over their own lives and careers. There was a time when your only option was to work for a company and slowly work your way up the ranks. However, there are now so many other options available to people that it can be pretty overwhelming!

The most significant things about many of these options is that they give you the chance to break out on your own and no longer have to rely on other people for your career. However, as exciting as that might sound, it can be a real challenge to do this.

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Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace

The Changing Job Market: What Your Employer Thinks About You

Over time, one thing that has been understood about the job market and workplace, in general, is that many people are in fear. Fear of losing their jobs. The fear of not being good enough for a job or being incompetent.

There is also the fear of failing to meet deadlines. Fear of asking for a raise or a promotion. And if you’re an employee, sometimes the fear of what your employer thinks about you.

The job market is fierce and in this day and age, competition has never been greater. Businesses are evolving due to the changes in multiple technologies and the huge internet penetration.

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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Attention Healthcare Workers! Here’s How You Can Make Your Job Less Stressful

Working in the healthcare sector is hard no matter where you live. There are brilliant healthcare services that benefit people and ensures we don’t have to pay ridiculous amounts of money for basic health treatments.

The flip side of this is that it’s very demanding on healthcare workers. They’re often underpaid, have staff shortages, and work unbelievably long hours.

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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Side-Skills: Easy Ways To Boost Your Resume

Trying to get a job in the modern world is often a very scary endeavor. From the very beginning, it will be apparent that competition is rife, and you’re going to have to do a lot to impress the employers available to you.

There are a lot of candidates for most of the roles you’ll be applying for, making it hard to feel confident, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Instead, with the right effort, you can boost your resume, giving yourself an edge in this cut-throat arena, and this post is going to show you how to achieve it this year.

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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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Love-hate relationship with 9-5
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

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 the hell thought this was worth it? How did they come to accept this?

Whoever the ‘they’ is or are.

How was this even the drill and how does it continue to be?

Don’t ever think I’ve got it all figured out. For Christ’s sake, I’m a millennial and I figure the whole ‘misconception’ applies to me too. Millennials can’t sit still. Millennials are impatient. Millennials this. Millennials that. 

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