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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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Side Hustle - Jamila Kyari - Zinny Factor
Magazine, Side Hustle Series

Side Hustling With Jamila Kyari (Marketing Coach, Lifestyle & Fashion Blogger)

We are going to be talking marketing and a whole lot in this feature. As you must have noticed, we’ve been sharing articles over the last few weeks on everything related to side hustling.

This time around, we are taking it a step further by sharing the story of Jamila Kyari. She is a full-time worker and has a side hustle that aligns with her day job!

Isn’t that the best of both worlds?

Most people find it difficult to discover their passion. Some others find it quite challenging to find out their career path. Continue reading to find out how Jamila discovered her career path, side hustle and started making income from it.

Hopefully, you’ll be inspired by this feature.

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How to Sell your side-hustle
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

If You Can Follow A Recipe, You Can Sell Your Side Hustle

Approximately two months ago, I received a direct message from someone on Instagram and he said something along the lines of: “what do you do, I mean your real job?” This meant about three things, either he doesn’t take my blogging path as a career, he’s never visited my blog before to have an idea of what other things I do, or I had to sell myself.

And what did he mean by ‘real job’? Was blogging or creating videos a ‘fake job’? Jeez. This is a job as we now have countless social media gurus and other people who make a living off of the internet.

After a quick research and a bit of pondering, I was sure of one thing. I didn’t have to sell myself to him.

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Discover your side-hustle
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

How To Discover Your Side Hustle (With 6 Easy Tips)

On the last week of February, I  decided it was time to discuss side hustle topics. I turned on my phone and went on IG live. If you don’t follow me on Instagram or aren’t subscribed to this blog, you are definitely missing out on a whole lot of information.

At the live session, I shared my story, four reasons why you should consider having a side hustle and 30 side hustles for full-time workers. The guide is free and I also shared an extra 4 side hustles. Download it now!

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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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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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