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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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Manufacturing and Design - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead

Manufacturing & Design: Do You Have What It Takes To Make?

Many of the jobs found in the modern world don’t involve making a physical product or design. In fact, it’s becoming increasingly common to find people who spend their entire career at a desk, hardly enabling them to touch the well of creativity in their mind.

Of course, though, while some are happy to live a life like this, others will want to look for ways to apply themselves to projects that result in something physical at the end of it. To help you to achieve this for yourself, this post will be exploring some of the best roles in manufacturing and design for people who have a passion for making things.

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study Medicine - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead

Medicine Is Tough, So Why Do People Go Into It?

If you want a cushy career with plenty of benefits, you have a lot of options open to you. Insurance brokers, bankers, and legal professionals have relatively easy work once they get the hang of it, and they earn good money. 

Medicine, on the other hand, is always tough. It requires you to take on tremendous responsibility for the lives of other people – and that in and of itself can be exhausting. Then, when you pile all the paperwork, long hours, and other pressures on top of that, it’s a surprise anyone goes into it. 

So what’s the upside? Why are people going into medicine in increasingly high numbers? Let’s take a look at some of the reasons. 

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Neglecting Your health Workplace - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Getting Ahead

Stop Neglecting Your Health In The Workplace

This may come as a shock: Desk jobs can significantly shorten your life expectancy. It is time for a wake-up call. Your workplace can affect your physical and mental health in ways you may not realize.

Indoor air quality, for instance, can be a source of worries. Did you know that the office air could be dirtier than the air in the street? Just because you can’t see pollution and harmful particles, it doesn’t mean they are not there. Heavy workload is another common issue that can contribute to damaging your work/life balance.

Overworked professionals feel isolated from any supportive network, either friends or relatives. They are also more vulnerable to burnout and nervous breakdown. Unfortunately, as an employee, both air quality and workload are out of your control.

With the rise in working from home, it’s even more important to take your health seriously. However, there are healthy choices that you can make for yourself to make your experience of the workplace healthier. 

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Career Change, Getting Ahead, Inspiration, Side Hustle Series

How To Become An Online Blogger

Becoming a blogger is a more and more popular career path, with many new websites and online platforms popping up left, right, and center each and every day. Blogging maintains a whole host of different benefits making it an attractive role to explore, but without any previous experience, it can be tricky to work out exactly where to start.

Luckily it needn’t be as difficult as you might think to begin your blogging journey today, as there are a few key tips and tricks that you can utilize to start making money from blogging in no time at all! 

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7 Top Accounting Certifications to Enhance Your Career

Regardless of the profession, you’re in, it helps to further your studies to gain more skills for career advancement. This applies to accountants as well. As a professional in the financial industry, accounting certifications can qualify you for better positions and increase your earning potential.  

There are so many bookkeeping courses available and which are offered by both local and online learning institutions. Identifying the one that best suits your career journey is the first step towards taking charge of your profession. Here are a few choices that can inform your decision. 

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