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7 Realistic Ways To Job Hunt During The Pandemic

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How To Gain Work Experience When You are a New Immigrant

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How To Pass Your Technical (or Tech Company) Interview

You’ve been able to tweak your resume for your technical interview using the tips we shared previously. With no experience in the tech industry, how do you ace your first technical interview? This is probably going through your mind and…...

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Landing Your Dream Job During a Pandemic

The honest truth is everyone wants to find some version of their dream job! If we are being completely blunt, we’ve made this statement at one point or the other at various stages of our career.

It often feels like there is a lot of pressure in life to find your dream job. So many people out there talk about how they’ve found a job that they are passionate about and others feel like they deserve that as well, which is only fair. However, most often than not, the job you’ve worked so hard enough to actualize might turn out to not be as you expected. For example, you might begin to feel unfulfilled after some time on the job.

Alternatively, you might outgrow something that you always thought you wanted to do from childhood. And all of a sudden, it no longer feels like a job that you are interested in. This can feel intimidating given all the time you must have spent training and trying to accomplish the goal of getting the ‘dream job’.

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5 Ways To Work With A Micromanaging Boss

We will be discussing how to work, handle, and manage a micromanaging boss without losing your mind. This topic can be very dicey because so many of us have been in such situation, and may still be undergoing this disheartening scenario. Hopefully, this post will help make your work-life less stressful and challenging.

In general, when people try to take control over everything and limit others the chances of being creative, it can be so frustrating. Please keep in mind that what works for one person may not work for another, but at least one or two of these tips should help alleviate the situation and give you some light at the end of the tunnel.

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4 Must-Read Tips to Jump-Start Your Career in 2020

Saying that the first half of 2020 has been challenging would be a euphemism, and things don’t look like they will start to even out soon. However, life goes on for the professionals looking at switching careers and neo-grads in desperate needs of diving into their first job.

Because, of course, there have been challenges, but there are also shiny opportunities out for grabs! Launching a career in the year of a pandemic, travel restrictions, working from home, and social distancing measures can be intimidating, but it will also be rewarding – to say the least!

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Step by Step Guide: How to Choose a Career

Some people are fortunate to easily find and choose a career path. Some other people are in between and have to figure things out. In this article, we’ll help you figure out how to discover your career if you currently have no clue what you are doing.

Whether you are an immigrant looking to get into a career that interests you in your new country or simply a person who wants to feel fulfilled in your job, this is the post for you.

The fact that we spend a number of hours working should be enough reason for you to want to be in a job that makes you feel fulfilled. We’ll provide you with a detailed approach to finding a career that aligns with your passion and interests.

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Think You Are Unbiased? See What We Think

The Amy Cooper, central park incident involved the Vice President of a financial organization, and the Jessica Mulroney and Sasha Exeter incident, involved Jessica threatening Exeter’s means of livelihood.

In the Amy Cooper case, she was aware of her bias and privilege and used it in the wrong way to make a 911 call.

This got us thinking of people and their unconscious biases especially leaders in organizations or employees who may not be aware of their biases. A number of us aren’t aware of our biases and this is why we need to check for it.

Unconscious bias affects everyone and the question we should ask ourselves every day as individuals who seek continuous growth is whether we realize that we have biases or not.

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Commonly asked Interview Questions - Zinny Factor
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How to Answer Commonly Asked Interview Questions & Sample Responses

Many job interview questions follow a particular pattern regardless of the job role you are interviewing for or the industry. As a result, it’s really important to plan well ahead of time for both situational and behavioral interview questions. Unlike…...

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Step-By-Step Guide: Cover Letter For the US & Canadian Job Market

A cover letter adds an extra touch to your job applications and definitely helps you stand out from the crowd. Many people may think that they aren’t necessary, however, a number of employers and recruiters still note that cover letters help in setting a candidate apart.

Imagine a recruiter receiving thousands of resumes with no accompanying cover letter – and then you send out your application with one! You’ll definitely be remembered.

So how can you write a killer cover letter that not only tells you apart from the crowd but also displays you as a qualified candidate? When will you need a cover letter? We’ll be sharing in-depth information on this in this article as well as answering every other question you may have regarding cover letters.

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How to Ace an Entry-Level Digital Marketing Interview

Digital marketing is a broad industry that can be a very rewarding career with a low barrier to entry. The opportunities for career advancement are endless. You will never be stuck in the same position for too long before the next promotion or pay rise.

Unlike some careers, there is no singular path that you need to take. It is an exciting industry to work in with a plethora of possibilities to keep challenging you.

Interviewing for a digital marketing role can be quite daunting, particularly your first one. Don’t get disheartened if you are not successful with the interview. Pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and get ready for the next one. With each experience, you will be more equipped for the next!

However, hopefully, you will ace your first interview and not have to experience this. Here are a few tips to take on board to help you prepare for an entry-level digital marketing interview.

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