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Career Options for Travel Lovers - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, The Workaholic Series

Career Options If You Love To Travel & Enjoy The Finer Things in Life

If you want to combine your love of travel with all things luxury, then what could be better than being able to combine the two, and looking for a career that allows to travel, as well as enjoy the finer things in life?

Of course, if you were to do a quick search online for this kind of thing, you are likely to get things like tour guide or ski instructor coming up. They are good, but they aren’t permanent career options due to their low wages. In some ways they could limit your career progression.

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Barry Choi: Personal Finance and Travel Expert - Zinny Factor
Magazine

Barry Choi: Personal Finance And Travel Expert

Did you ever think that travel and finance could go hand in hand? Very often, when we think of travel we expect that so much money will be spent with nothing left to be saved. Barry Choi is here to prove us wrong!

Barry studied radio and television broadcasting in college and worked in the industry for 18 years. During that time he worked behind the scenes and learned more than a dozen jobs, but towards the end of his television career,  he was mainly a Director.

In January of 2018, he decided to leave broadcasting for a number of reasons and started writing about finance and travel for a variety of clients. You can read more about why Barry quit his job and changed career after 18 years.

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zinnyfactor.com/Creative ways to Freelance
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

Creative Ways To Freelance

It’s hard to find a career that can make you completely happy in this day and age. It’s almost impossible to be 100 percent happy in a job because human wants are insatiable. One minute you are completely sold on your job and are ever willing to share this with friends and family.

In fact, you want them to work with you on some aspects!

And the next minute, you are battling with a bit of stress and could get frustrated, intimidated or lose focus. That’s what life and career bring to the table. I even ranted on the love-hate relationship of a 9-5.

The classic 9 to 5 job spent sitting behind a desk in a drab office can be mentally draining for some people and I totally respect that because I’ve seen both sides of the coin. It’s probably not the kind of job you imagined if that is the role in which you find yourself.

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Learning about life when working abroad
Inspiration, The Immigrant Worker

Learning About Life When Working Abroad

Somethings in life are not for everyone. That has to be the caveat I’ll start with because hurling yourself into a new job in a new country that is saturated with new cultures and ways of doing things is not everyone’s mug of Earl Grey.

It can’t be.

But for those that have decided this is the route they want to go, wow, it is one of the most amazing ways of boosting your career and one of the most exciting ways to grow as a person.

Having the right attitude may only be part of it, but it’s definitely the foundation you need in order to make a success of your decision, especially when you hit that three-month wall.

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Inspiration

The Liebster Award & 11 Random Facts About Me


I have to say a big sorry to these two wonderful bloggers. First, Ijeoma of Ijefinelivin.com who nominated me several months ago and Oyinyechi of oyisixtus.com who also nominated me about a few weeks ago.

Once I received these nominations, I was so humbled and had planned to answer the questions as soon as possible. This post has been in my draft folder for some time and despite any excuses I may have, I still think I did wrong by them. So, a huge apology to these awesome ladies. I really hope you find a place in your heart to pardon me *I feel so ashamed.*

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Magazine

Ufuoma Okumagba : Business Specialist & Travel Blogger (23 Countries & Counting!)

Ufuoma Okumagba is one of those people that inspires me to actualize my travel goals. Asides the fact that she is a travel blogger and writes really well on travel related topics that I can relate to, she also works full-time.

I like the fact that she’s so down to earth through her posts and always willing to share.

Some years back, my mom ensured that she took my sister and I for our first trip outside the shores of Nigeria. We visited London, UK. That was when I fell in love with travel and vowed to travel often.

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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

8 Hobbies that can help Boost your Employability

Getting a job can be demanding and a good way to beat the competition is to involve what you do during your spare time at an interview. This says a lot about you and will help you get the right fit because you would be matched with a job that suits both you and the company.

Do you remember these posts HERE and HERE, where we discussed some employable skills? Well, you could just make your passion or hobby blend in as an employable skill that is of value to your prospective employer.

If you are considering a transition in your current workplace, you could also use your hobbies to your advantage. Judging from your previous practice, your employer or manager should be able to tell if your hobby has contributed to the success of your team or department.

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