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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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Finding Dream Job in Pandemic - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Getting Started, Job Search

Landing Your Dream Job During a Pandemic

The honest truth is everyone wants to find some version of their dream job! If we are being completely blunt, we’ve made this statement at one point or the other at various stages of our career.

It often feels like there is a lot of pressure in life to find your dream job. So many people out there talk about how they’ve found a job that they are passionate about and others feel like they deserve that as well, which is only fair. However, most often than not, the job you’ve worked so hard enough to actualize might turn out to not be as you expected. For example, you might begin to feel unfulfilled after some time on the job.

Alternatively, you might outgrow something that you always thought you wanted to do from childhood. And all of a sudden, it no longer feels like a job that you are interested in. This can feel intimidating given all the time you must have spent training and trying to accomplish the goal of getting the ‘dream job’.

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Tips Jump Start Career 2020
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Inspiration

4 Must-Read Tips to Jump-Start Your Career in 2020

Saying that the first half of 2020 has been challenging would be a euphemism, and things don’t look like they will start to even out soon. However, life goes on for the professionals looking at switching careers and neo-grads in desperate needs of diving into their first job.

Because, of course, there have been challenges, but there are also shiny opportunities out for grabs! Launching a career in the year of a pandemic, travel restrictions, working from home, and social distancing measures can be intimidating, but it will also be rewarding – to say the least!

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Choose a Career - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Getting Started, Job Search, The Immigrant Worker

Step by Step Guide: How to Choose a Career

Some people are fortunate to easily find and choose a career path. Some other people are in between and have to figure things out. In this article, we’ll help you figure out how to discover your career if you currently have no clue what you are doing.

Whether you are an immigrant looking to get into a career that interests you in your new country or simply a person who wants to feel fulfilled in your job, this is the post for you.

The fact that we spend a number of hours working should be enough reason for you to want to be in a job that makes you feel fulfilled. We’ll provide you with a detailed approach to finding a career that aligns with your passion and interests.

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Commonly asked Interview Questions - Zinny Factor
Career Change, The Immigrant Worker, Z|F Prime

How to Answer Commonly Asked Interview Questions & Sample Responses

Many job interview questions follow a particular pattern regardless of the job role you are interviewing for or the industry. As a result, it’s really important to plan well ahead of time for both situational and behavioral interview questions. Unlike...

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Cover Letter _ Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Started, Job Search, The Immigrant Worker

Step-By-Step Guide: Cover Letter For the US & Canadian Job Market

A cover letter adds an extra touch to your job applications and definitely helps you stand out from the crowd. Many people may think that they aren’t necessary, however, a number of employers and recruiters still note that cover letters help in setting a candidate apart.

Imagine a recruiter receiving thousands of resumes with no accompanying cover letter – and then you send out your application with one! You’ll definitely be remembered.

So how can you write a killer cover letter that not only tells you apart from the crowd but also displays you as a qualified candidate? When will you need a cover letter? We’ll be sharing in-depth information on this in this article as well as answering every other question you may have regarding cover letters.

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Digital Marketing - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, The Immigrant Worker

How to Ace an Entry-Level Digital Marketing Interview

Digital marketing is a broad industry that can be a very rewarding career with a low barrier to entry. The opportunities for career advancement are endless. You will never be stuck in the same position for too long before the next promotion or pay rise.

Unlike some careers, there is no singular path that you need to take. It is an exciting industry to work in with a plethora of possibilities to keep challenging you.

Interviewing for a digital marketing role can be quite daunting, particularly your first one. Don’t get disheartened if you are not successful with the interview. Pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and get ready for the next one. With each experience, you will be more equipped for the next!

However, hopefully, you will ace your first interview and not have to experience this. Here are a few tips to take on board to help you prepare for an entry-level digital marketing interview.

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Career Change

The Benefits of Starting a New Career

We spend the majority of our adult lives working, so it’s important to choose a new career that allows you to do something you love. When your job offers fulfillment and satisfaction, you’ll find that you’re motivated to enhance your career path and develop your skills.

However, not everyone finds their dream job role straight away. If you’re not feeling inspired by your current position, take a look at the benefits of starting a brand-new career.

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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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