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

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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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

How To Be More Confident In The Workplace

Being confident in the workplace is important for a number of different reasons. By being confident, you will achieve more. You won’t second guess your decisions, and you will put yourself in positions to excel.

You will take advantage of opportunities that come your way, you will gain the respect of your peers, your ideas will be listened to and respected, and you will find yourself getting noticed by management, which can fast track your career. Sounds good, right?

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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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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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Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace

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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Working in Customer Service
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

The Best Ways To Survive Working In A Customer Service Role

Being a millennial, it means you are unfairly maligned at points, you are described as lazy, entitled, and apparently we expect something for nothing. Yet, the vast majority of career go-getting millennials find themselves working in customer service roles, namely contact centers.

This may not be how most people view a career, especially if you are working in an environment where your efforts are not recognized, but, for lots of people looking to make something of themselves, either in industries like insurance, or customer service, this is a necessary evil.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

What Does It Take to Recruit the Right People for Your Business?

If you’d have bad experiences with employees that didn’t merge well with your company, then you’ve probably asked yourself “what does it really take to hire the right people?”.

Perhaps you just think you’re unlucky, or maybe you think that your recruitment message isn’t specific enough. Perhaps your recruitment process itself needs changing.

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