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May 2020

Affordable Living in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal - Zinny Factor
Getting Ahead, The Immigrant Worker

Living in Cities Like Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal Can Be Expensive, Here is How To Manage Your Expenses.

Living in metropolitan cities such as Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, etc. as a newcomer isn’t as easy since these cities are generally expensive. We understand how you feel.

However, you don’t need to give up on your dreams of making it in the big city. There is a lot of information out there which isn’t entirely true, the cost of living has also been exaggerated in many cases. Some rules can go a long way in making your life very much affordable.

Try these practical tips to save money and give yourself some leeway in your budget.

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Find a Job in Toronto
Interviews, Job Search, The Immigrant Worker

How To Find a Job in Metropolitan Cities Like Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, etc.

After several years of working with immigrants, we’ve seen that many struggle with finding a job in a busy city such as Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, etc. This is not rocket science and that is why we’ve crafted this post to provide you with step-by-step strategies to land your next role even with the heavy competition.

We understand that you may want to move to a city for a number of reasons but then fear that you may find it difficult to land a job since the cost of living and the competition in the city is tough.

Job hunting in a metropolitan city can feel very competitive since a number of individuals are all scouting for a similar role. Without beating around the bush, let’s jump into how you can land your next role in your favorite metropolitan city.

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Tips Career Change During Pandemic - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Job Search

Tips For Career Change During The Pandemic

It’s easier to make a career change during the pandemic with arguable reasons both socially and professionally. If you’ve been laid off recently, this might be a good time to rethink your career path.

Career change or industry change is not an easy task and requires effort, especially because getting a new job in your current industry may be hard enough. However, it’s not an impossible feat. It’s achievable. The most important thing is planning ahead for this adventurous journey.

For the purpose of this article, we will be considering both a change in career role or a change in the industry. So still within the same career line but entirely different industry. For example from a practicing accountant to a consultant in a software company. On the other hand, still an accountant but now leaving an accounting firm to become an accountant for a software company.

This post has been designed to fit just about any industry and will be beneficial to anyone currently working towards a career change especially during these unprecedented times. Here are tips to help you successfully begin a career change or transition.

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7 Realistic Ways to Job Hunt During Pandemic - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Job Search

7 Realistic Ways To Job Hunt During The Pandemic

It’s no news that a number of industries within Canada and around the world have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. But even with this, there are still a number of companies that are hiring. With a number of Canadians are being laid off during the COVID-19 outbreak, people who have been looking for work are finding it even more challenging.

There has been a decline in job postings to about over 5 percent. Employment fell by more than one million in March (-1,011,000 or -5.3%). While this isn’t good news, we can choose to look at it from a positive angle knowing that there is still aa number of jobs still being posted. For one, there are still roles in agriculture, IT, e-commerce, and a couple other areas.
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