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Phone Interview Guide - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Interviews, Job Search, The Immigrant Worker

A Guide To Nailing A Phone Interview

Having a phone interview is becoming the norm when it comes to the initial stages of the interview process for many companies. As a result, it’s worth preparing for since it determines how you’ll progress to the next phase of the interview.

Understandably, this can be difficult for some candidates to pull through as you can’t see the other person’s facial expression. In this article, we will provide a guide throughout the entire process to keep you informed.

As always, we apply real-life situations in providing you with solutions. We have also included sample responses and templates in this article which you can tailor to your phone interview.

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Get Ahead in Career - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead

5 Ways To Get Ahead In Your Career

You’re probably reading this because you feel your career has reached a plateau, and you’re unsure what to do about it or how to get ahead. You thought you were in your dream career, but it feels like the honeymoon period is over.

The role you’re currently in pays the bills, and while you don’t mind what you do, you keep wondering what opportunities are out there that you might be missing. Your current situation isn’t a unique one; it’s a problem faced by millions of people each day.

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Improve balance work from home - Zinny Factor
Getting Ahead, Inspiration, Lifestyle

5 Ways to Improve Your Work-Home Life Balance When Working From Home

There is a fine line between finding balance in your life and feeling like you are constantly working when you should be enjoying your time off. It can be challenging to find that balance because so many of our modern conveniences have the potential to make it challenging to separate work and personal life.

We’ve put together a list of 5 ways you can improve your work-home life balance by making sure that you have both at the tip of your fingers. You can try them out or implement them into your day as they seem most helpful for you! Another school of thought looks toward work-life harmony. Whichever you think, the most important thing is to incorporate a life around how you work and ensure it provides you with happiness.

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Career Change Healthcare - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Getting Started

3 Practical Tips For Making A Career Change Into Healthcare

Over the years, people found the need to make career changes to improve their quality of life. While some were successful at it, others couldn’t keep up with the change and ended up returning to their previous careers. In 2020, 80% of workers felt the need to switch because they saw no advancements in their respective careers.

Therefore, if you find yourself among this group and are probably considering switching to healthcare, these tips may be useful.

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Career Change, Getting Ahead, Getting Started

How to Land Your Dream Career

Perhaps you’ve recently graduated from college or university and are having trouble charting out a suitable career path. Well, maybe you already have a 9-5 job but are dissatisfied with your present position. Landing your dream career may appear to be a challenging task, but it is possible with determination, perseverance, and consistency.

The standard advice for selecting career paths is “Do what you love”, however, how do you achieve that dream career, the career you truly want to pursue? To land the career of your dreams, you must first figure out what you want to do and what attributes you are looking for in a position.

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Getting started in Profession - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead

Getting Started in Your Chosen Profession

Everyone has a dream job they want to achieve. Whether it’s becoming a Hollywood rhinoplasty expert or advising people how to save money, it’s never too late to get started in your chosen profession. All you need are some steps in the right direction. For the most part, you require necessary training, but it’s also helpful to make sure it’s what you really want to do.

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Corporate Retreat Ideas - Zinny Factor
Getting Ahead

Corporate Retreat Ideas That Don’t Suck!

One of the worst things that employees can hear in a business is that they are going to be heading to a corporate retreat with their colleagues to ‘have fun and get to know each other’. Ice breakers, they call them, and everyone has the feeling of dread when they come up.

Is it that people hate their colleagues? Absolutely not. The thing is, not everyone enjoys going to work; it’s something we do for money and to be able to live and buy things. 

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Getting Ahead, Inspiration

Stop Your Uni Projects From Running Out Of Control

If you ask any student what is the worst thing about managing a university project, you can guarantee that the vast majority will say when things start to get out of control. 

There is nothing worse than feeling like a project is smooth and that everything is under control, only to be met with numerous change requests from your professor, which have come completely out of the blue. 

Before you know it, you have serious scope creep, which can take hours and hours of your time. Keeping that in mind, continue reading for some top tips regarding how to prevent your university projects from getting out of control. 

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Job Interview - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead

Acing That Job Interview: What You Can Do

Getting a job is much more complex than sending an application. Your potential employers will be looking at you closely, and there is often a lot of competition over various positions. This can mean that you might have problems getting a job because of the competition.

Many companies narrow down their candidates with a final interview, and you need to make an impression. Fortunately, there are ways to boost your chances. Here are some things you can do to help snag that job.

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Organizational Mindset - Zinny factor
Getting Ahead

What Can An Organizational Mindset Give You In Life?

Businesses that don’t have a good organizational structure, don’t last long or they go through a period of tumultuous reform. Case in point, Boeing is going through this very thing. The company has had a breakdown in accountability and the organization is lacking in every department.

The key to this might be that the organizational employees, i.e. the admins need to be taken more seriously. Yet again, this role is being looked at through a microscope as CEOs and experts alike, are in dire need of good administrative professionals.

But what can this sort of mindset give you in life? What kind of career and achievements can you earn if you were to take up an admin role?

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