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The Immigrant Worker

Things to Take Note of As New Immigrant Canada- Zinny Factor
The Immigrant Worker

Key Things That Affect Your Life As a New Immigrant

Being a new immigrant is no easy feat and we’ll continue to touch different matters related to immigration. When I meet people for the first time, they usually want to know where I come from.

Some people say my accent sounds French, which is strange to me. But irrespective, I don’t regret being an immigrant, I believe it’s changed my perspective and notion of life in many ways.

That explains why I share my knowledge with you all because I’m of the opinion that someone out there might learn one or two things. Scratch that – I believe someone will be wise enough to learn from some of my mistakes and not have to go repeat them.

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How to get a Job as an International Student or Immigrant Student - Zinny Factor
The Immigrant Worker

6 Ways To Get A Job As An International Student/ Immigrant Student

“How do I get a job as an immigrant student?” If I received a dollar for every time someone asked me this question, I’d most definitely have a fatter bank account by now.

Sometimes I’m baffled at how often I receive this question but then I remember that that’s part of the reason why Zinny Factor was born — to answer questions and provide solutions to issues that aren’t readily available!

I’ve received this question countless times and the truth is that I answer it differently each time. We all love the internet. It gives you the opportunity to share information on about anything! Makes you feel so connected to anyone far or near.

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Immigrant's Story
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace, The Immigrant Worker

The Changing Job Market: An Immigrant’s Story

While contemplating becoming an immigrant in Canada, I decided to move for several reasons and if I’m being honest, I had to consider whether my career will still be in line. 

Thankfully, I was already certain that I didn’t want to go ahead with practicing law so that was out of the way – no need for re-evaluation, articulation, re-examination, re-qualification and believe me, I was excited.

But choosing a career also bothered me a great deal. I didn’t want to start one that I will detest, another life where I feel trapped in a career that I didn’t enjoy and I knew would dwindle in the long run. One where I felt like I wasn’t making use of my passions and talents.

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Immigrants struggle with getting a job
The Immigrant Worker

Why Some Immigrants Struggle to Find Employment

If you plan to move to a new country in the future or you’re an immigrant right now, this article will help to highlight some of the issues that could stand in your way when looking for a job.

In most instances, the problems migrants face relate to communication. However, some other stumbling blocks could prevent you from starting a new life and earning a salary for your family.

Most of my posts focus so much on communication because it’s no fuss. And it’s really absurd how some people treat a person who can’t communicate in a certain language forgetting that if this person were communicating in his/ her mother tongue, the situation will be a whole lot different.

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Working abroad overseas
Getting Ahead, Job Search, The Immigrant Worker

Challenges you Better be Ready for if you Want to Work Overseas

Working halfway across the world is a dream come true for many people who want to get more from their career than a wage. There’s plenty of proof that it works, as well. People have been seeking and finding lives all across the world and in more ways than you might think.

If you think you’ve found that dream opportunity, you might be tempted to leap on in. However, there are real challenges to face when working overseas and opportunities that many fail to catch. Get ready for them and you can be one of the success stories, not one of the horror stories.

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Learning about life when working abroad
Getting Ahead, Inspiration, The Immigrant Worker

Learning About Life When Working Abroad

Somethings in life are not for everyone. That has to be the caveat I’ll start with because hurling yourself into a new job in a new country that is saturated with new cultures and ways of doing things is not everyone’s mug of Earl Grey.

It can’t be.

But for those that have decided this is the route they want to go, wow, it is one of the most amazing ways of boosting your career and one of the most exciting ways to grow as a person.

Having the right attitude may only be part of it, but it’s definitely the foundation you need in order to make a success of your decision, especially when you hit that three-month wall.

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Career Change, Job Search, The Immigrant Worker

7 Tips to Get your Dream Job as an Immigrant

Deciding to become an immigrant is one of the biggest decisions I have ever had to make.

It wasn’t easy to pack up my bags and decide to relocate to Canada. I don’t want to think that many people relocate to a new country without making concrete plans on how to survive in the new environment.

It’s so much of a serious decision, but I think that many people don’t know the proper ways to go about delicate things or what to expect. Also, they probably become frustrated at some point because everything seems different and not everyone has a great coping mechanism.

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