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Sarah Landrum - Career Exper and Freelance Writer - Zinny Factor
Magazine

Sarah Landrum: Career Blogger & Freelance Writer

Sarah Landrum is a Career Expert and the founder of Punched Clocks. A career blog that provides advice on navigating the work world and career development. Her career advice has been featured on Forbes, Levo, The Muse, Business Insider and other top publications.

When we discovered her platform, we were really impressed and looked forward to having her share her expertise and experience with us. Thankfully, she responded in the affirmative and we are certain you’ll enjoy reading this feature.

Apart from being the founder of Punched Clocks, she is also a Freelance Writer.

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Secrets of Confidence at Work - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker

The Secrets To Becoming More Confident At Work

Do you struggle with confidence issues at work? We’ll share the secrets. A lack of confidence is a common issue in the workplace, especially in industries where there is tough competition and the pressure to succeed.

While there is no overnight solution to becoming a more confident person, there are things you can do to help you work on your career confidence and become better equipped for what life has to throw at you.

Learn the secrets of becoming more confident at work and watch as your career blossoms.

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Communication in the workplace - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Improving Communication in the Workplace

*This article first appeared on ProSky

Communication occurs in our everyday lives and is therefore inevitable in the workplace. It’s something we all have to do and need to pay so much attention to. Communication isn’t just about what is said verbally, but also includes nonverbal cues.

This is enough reason why it should be so important to improve communication in your workplace, in order to avoid any form of miscommunication where necessary.

The risks of miscommunication are not worth realizing in a work environment. It can create challenges such as a conflict between members of staff or lack of trust. Negative communication can also have an effect on the morale of employees and may create a situation where employees or departments begin to work in silos.

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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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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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Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace

Keeping the Office Looking Spick and Span, Inside and Out

Your office space is what many of the potential clients or colleagues that enter it will judge your whole business/ work style on. It is one of the aspects of your job/ business that will make them decide to enter into business with you, or avoid you entirely.

Simply, your office space can either help your business, or it can hinder it. As I’ve stated previously, your work space can determine how your co-workers treat you as well. To ensure that it is very much the former, make sure to read on.

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Fear of Phone Conversations at Work
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

If you have the Fear of Phone Conversations at Work, You can Overcome it Now!

I had something close to a heart-to-heart talk (phone conversation) with someone in the past and I’ll never forget what this person told me. He said: “Everyone has their own struggles no matter how trivial it may appear.”

And quite honestly, I felt this soothing calmness in my nerves.

For one, I was very relaxed to know that he actually appreciated that I might be going through my own storms even if it’s not worth anything to him, depending on what his life encounters have been and what he sees as a challenge or not.

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How to keep your customers happy
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Do You Know How To Keep Your Customers Happy?

Every business will have their opinions on what matters the most in the day to day running of their operations. Some will say profit, others will say traffic, and then there are those that will always prioritize customer satisfaction.

And it’s those guys that are going to go far! Why? Because businesses might be about making money, but if you’ve not got happy customers, you’re never going to be able to make as much money as you’d like.

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