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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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Secondhand Stress at Work - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace

6 Ways to Avoid Secondhand Stress at Work

Have you ever had the feeling that someone at work has passed down stress to you (secondhand stress)? It could just be a colleague that’s continually complaining about an issue to you.

This is called: secondhand stress.

According to scientists, stress is contagious. This explains why when your colleague is sighing loudly, complaining, shuffling pieces of paper and maybe sending you emails in capital letters to show urgency at work, you automatically feel stressed out and extremely anxious in no minute.

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Get the Job - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

How to Build Effective Relationships in the Workplace

Most workers spend a lot of time at work and so it’s expected that relationships should be built. Initially, working for more than forty hours a week was considered overtime. However, according to a recent study by Gallup, nowadays most people are working over forty hours a week.

Another survey found out that many workers spend an average of forty-seven hours a week at work. This means that workers are spending a lot of time together at work. Considering this, it is prudent to find ways of building effective relationships in the workplace.

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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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Avoid a job loss Lay off - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker

3 Skills To Focus On To Avoid Getting Laid Off

Emerging technology is making certain jobs dispensable and getting some folks laid off which is quite understandable. If these tools will be able to improve productivity and reduce costs then it’s only good business for companies.

It’s important to consistently improve your skills and if necessary, undergo a reskill to avoid lay offs. As new technologies continue to involve, it has inadvertently opened the doors to new job opportunities.

If you are open to equipping yourself with any of these tech skills or at least, skills that can be applied to the business aspect of utilizing such technologies, you will be able to avert the loom of getting laid off.

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How to Balance Side Hustle with Full-time Job - ZInny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

How To Balance Your Side Hustle With A Full-Time Job

I’ve been multi-faceted since I can last remember, little wonder I like the idea of discussing how to balance life with your side hustle. Or how to balance your side hustle with life’s obligations.

Growing up, I loved writing, acting, drawing, reading, styling hair, painting and so on.

I also tried out make up for a while even though I don’t really play around with those these days. I can keep writing about all the things I love to do but I’m sure you get the point.

When I’m not spending time updating this blog, you’ll find me working with a client, writing for other platforms, taking pictures alongside my husband for obaallen.com. I happen to be a second shooter for him these days and I love it!

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Marketing skills for your business - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Online Marketing Skills You Need to Know

The world of e-commerce and online marketing can seem like a daunting prospect once you are introduced to it, but there are lots of ways you can learn about it and improve your skills. If you own your own business or just want to improve your online presence then these can be really useful skills to learn.

A lot of it is not difficult to pick up, and once you start practicing them, it will open up a whole new world for you. There are so many benefits to knowing these skills and so many businesses need people who know how to use them well.

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Lynda Omerekpe - Cash Your Passion - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Magazine, Side Hustle Series

How To Cash Your Passion With Lynda Omerekpe

Discovering your passion is something that can be so difficult to figure out and I know because I’ve been in such situation. Learning how to earn an income from your passion is another thing that gives many a headache.

However, as the year moves forward, I’ll be providing you with tips, tricks and so much more that can help make this easy to navigate.

I’m so excited to have partnered with Lynda not only because she’s someone I admire and know to be very hardworking and passionate about her career and personal goals, but also because this is an area of work that interests me. It’s always exciting to know someone whose goals align with mine!

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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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