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September 2019

New Career Never Old - Zinny Factor
Career Change

Why You’re Never Too Late To Change Careers

Most will agree that life is far to short to waste it doing things that we don’t enjoy knowing that you are growing old, this applies to your everyday life and also your work life. If you’re constantly dreading your working day, then you should probably do something about it. It’s never too late to change careers and think about training to do something new. 

Just in case you needed a little push in the right direction, have a look below at some of the reasons that it’s never too late to make a change.

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Inspiration

Career Inspiration: Jasika Nicole

A lot of us are guilty of never going after our dreams, Jasika is different. We outline the things we would love to achieve in life. We sit at our desks and let our mind wander to a world of imagination. We picture what it would be like to be a catwalk model, an influential politician, a fashion designer, a songwriter, or any other career that appeals.

Yet, the problem is that most of us never seek to fulfill these dreams. We see them as an impossible and unattainable target. But, how do you know unless you try? One woman who is living proof that you can achieve it all is Jasika Nicole. 

You probably know Jasika for her acting role in hit TV series Fringe. However, Jasika has dabbled in an array of different career choices. She has tried her hand at several forms of art and has done so with great success. Not only is the Alabama-born actress a prime example of how good women are at multitasking, but she aptly displays that diversity is the spice of life.

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Best Companies Places Work Canada Glassdoor 2019 - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Started, Job Search

2019 Best Companies To Work In Canada According To Glassdoor

There are a number of lists/rankings on best companies for an industry, country or province. You’d often question the methodology at which the results were reached. Some of these ratings are based on revenue and profitability of the company, employee feedback through anonymous surveys, the culture of the company, etc.

Whatever criteria are used to decide which are the best companies is simply intriguing and exciting to see. For the most part, many people who visit our career blog are typically career shifters, graduates or immigrants new to the workforce and we believe that it’s a good thing to share some of these resources so that you can have this knowledge as well as make an informed decision when selecting a company of choice.

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Lifestyle

4 Things To Try This Fall

With fall almost upon us, it feels like the right time to make a few changes. A fresh season means a fresh new you, what will you do differently this month? Fall is some people’s favourite for the colours and the change in feel. However, it could feel different and cold especially since we’ve all enjoyed some sun lately. If you are looking for a little inspiration, then here are 4 things to try this fall. 

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Top Industries Hiring in Canada - ZInny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Job Search

3 Industries Hiring Right Now In Canada

It’s good practice to think about top industries and jobs providing top career opportunities. When planning out a career, you have to keep in mind the future. You don’t want to feel stuck five or ten years down the line because it’s really not worth it. Planning and thinking strategically becomes essential and worth the time.

If you want a job that meets your interest, does well in the economy, and provides security, then keep reading! It’s important to keep in mind the times, what is currently in trend, and how you can stay relevant. Since there is an aging population, it’s expected that there will be career positions to be filled in the near future.

To help you identify where those career opportunities are, we’ve shared top industries and careers in demand in Canada for the next few years.

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Improve Skills Side Hustle Pay Off - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace

Making Your Skills Pay Off During Your Time Off

Once upon a time having two or more jobs or additional skills was not seen in a positive light. It was usually something you had to do to stay above the poverty line. However these days it’s a sound investment because using the skills you have to help others is a great side hustle. You’re not veering off the road from your main job, but the things you do know can be used to good effect.

Everyone has the opportunity to become a teacher and earn while they pass on their skills to others. Rather than sitting at home watching Netflix, you may find it’s worth your while to teach others the skills needed to enter the industry you work in. Even just personal skills you have gained from a hobby or interest can be put to good use. 

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