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Become a Nurse - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Started

3 Things To Consider Before Starting A Career In Nursing

Nursing is a very attractive career option for people that want a rewarding job. If you want to spend your days helping people, nursing is one of the best ways to do it. However, nursing is a very hard career and not everybody is cut out for it.

Getting to where you want to be in your nursing career is a long road so you need to think carefully about whether it’s the right choice for you. These are some of the things that you need to consider before you decide on a career in nursing.

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

How Mentorship Has Helped Me

A few years ago, I didn’t think mentorship was of importance. Today, I can attest to how important having a mentor is as I’ve gained immensely from it and can tell you that it’s a lifesaver. Is there one way to find a mentor? The answer is no.

At every stage in our lives we look out for direction, most usually from those who have had similar experiences in that path – a mentor. Whether it’s an official or unofficial arrangement is a different discussion. What’s most important is deriving the benefits that come from mentorship.

My world of mentorship all started the day I decided to join a friend for a networking event. At first, I was skeptical about going for the event but summoned up courage as I wanted to mingle a bit.

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How To Make Your Work Experience Count - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Getting Started, The Immigrant Worker

How To Make Your Work Experience Count: To Study Or Not?

Every experience we go through in life is a lesson and no matter how much we may think there might have been some mistakes somewhere, it shouldn’t be seen that way. This is a lesson I have learned time and over again.

Career growth and planning has fascinated me for the most part of my life. One question I often receive is: “Zinny, I am about to immigrate, should I study or just find a job?”

The next question I most likely ask is: “what would you want to do career wise? Do you want to go ahead practicing what you already do in your home country or would you rather change career?”

Whatever your answer to that question is should help determine next steps. However, from my discussion with some readers who ask me this question, I have realized that most aren’t necessarily sure what they want to do next and even if they want a career change, they aren’t sure how to go about it and how to gain or grow work experience.

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Career Options for Travel Lovers - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Getting Started

Career Options If You Love To Travel & Enjoy The Finer Things in Life

If you want to combine your love of travel with all things luxury, then what could be better than being able to combine the two, and looking for a career that allows to travel, as well as enjoy the finer things in life?

Of course, if you were to do a quick search online for this kind of thing, you are likely to get things like tour guide or ski instructor coming up. They are good, but they aren’t permanent career options due to their low wages. In some ways they could limit your career progression.

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Comprehensive Resume Checklist for the Immigrant Worker
Getting Started, The Immigrant Worker

Sophie’s Job Search Ordeal: Introducing The Comprehensive Resume Checklist for the Immigrant Worker

“I think it’s about time I gave up on this job search.” Sophie lamented to her mother over the phone, sounding all defeated.

It had taken her over a year to plan her relocation and she had saved up all of her earnings looking forward to her new life in Canada. It had now been 6 months since she arrived in Canada. Most of her savings had burned out as she had to pay her monthly house rent and feed, among other necessary expenses and bills.

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Secrets of Confidence at Work - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Getting Started

The Secrets To Becoming More Confident At Work

Do you struggle with confidence issues at work? We’ll share the secrets. A lack of confidence is a common issue in the workplace, especially in industries where there is tough competition and the pressure to succeed.

While there is no overnight solution to becoming a more confident person, there are things you can do to help you work on your career confidence and become better equipped for what life has to throw at you.

Learn the secrets of becoming more confident at work and watch as your career blossoms.

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Tips to getting the Job
Getting Started, Job Search

Insider Tips for Getting the Job

Whether you want to get that once-in-a-lifetime dream job or you’re just looking for something temporary so that you can earn money as you put yourself through college, you need to be able to market yourself effectively for the role.

This can be quite complicated to say the least because every employer is looking for something different but also because there are typically a LOT of candidates for every job.

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Stress and Quarrel
Getting Started

The Workaholic Series: The Worst Ever Work Stress & Quarrel James Has Ever Encountered

James is on his way back from work. He can certainly feel today’s work stress. He isn’t listening to the radio this time around. He’s listening to a podcast he loves the most. He had always been of the opinion that it’s calming and listened often.

He increases the volume. It’s just at the perfect level for his hearing pleasure. Today he isn’t driving with his wife, Kathy. She had a doctor’s appointment and had informed him this morning that she will be going straight home afterward.

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Zinny Factor Reader Survey
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Getting Ahead, Getting Started, Inspiration, Interviews, Job Search, Lifestyle

It’s December Fam!! + Please Complete this Short Survey

Happy December!!

I still can’t believe that the year is almost over. It’s been an interesting one I bet you. So much has been learned and I’m still learning. But most importantly, I’m excited to have had the opportunity to share a lot with you via this platform.

It’s one of the best things that have happened to me this year.

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