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Top Industries Hiring in Canada - ZInny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Job Search

3 Industries Hiring Right Now In Canada

It’s good practice to think about top industries and jobs providing top career opportunities. When planning out a career, you have to keep in mind the future. You don’t want to feel stuck five or ten years down the line because it’s really not worth it. Planning and thinking strategically becomes really important and worth the time.

If you want a job that meets your interest, does well in the economy and provides security, then keep reading! It’s important to keep in mind the times, what is currently in trend and how you can stay relevant. Since there is an aging population, it’s expected that there will be career positions to be filled in the nearest future.

To help you identify where those career opportunities are, we’ve shared top industries and careers in demand in Canada for the next few years.

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6 Mistakes Job Seekers Make on Their Resume - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Started, Job Search, The Immigrant Worker

5 Mistakes Job Seekers Make On Their Resume

I’m not certain if it’s the fact that I took classes in Human Resources, chat with a number of job seekers, have searched for a job at different stages of my career or just my love for writing in general that has made resume writing enjoyable for me.

I’ve had to learn the hard way in many cases which is something that I’ve equally come to take advantage of as I believe that it’s taught me a number of lessons over time which I love sharing here. I’ve had the opportunity to meet with experts in recruitment and all of this has helped me realize a number of mistakes that many candidates make when it comes to their resume.

A resume is one of the first steps to finding a job and a good opportunity to land an interview (in the job you want!). As a result of this platform, I’ve had the opportunity to review several candidates’ resumes and I have noticed a number of mistakes they make unconsciously.

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Job Offer in Canada - ZInny Factor
Job Search, Magazine, The Immigrant Worker

Tham Nguyen: How I Got a Job Offer Within 2 Weeks in Canada

In this article, Tham Nguyen shares how she got a job offer in Canada two weeks after she relocated from Vietnam as well as important tips to assist you with your own prospective job offer. When I saw this article she originally shared on LinkedIn, I remember telling myself that I had to follow up with her to reshare this article.

Tham is a Technical Acquisition Specialist specifically hiring Java & Javascript Developers here in Toronto.

Since I frequently receive messages from new immigrants asking related questions on a job offer in Canada, I knew it would be a great idea to share this piece from a professional recruiter. Read below and learn one or two things you could apply to your job search to land a job offer as a new immigrant.

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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 Balance Side Hustle with Full-time Job - ZInny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

How To Balance Your Side Hustle With A Full-Time Job

I’ve been multi-faceted since I can last remember, little wonder I like the idea of discussing how to balance life with your side hustle. Or how to balance your side hustle with life’s obligations.

Growing up, I loved writing, acting, drawing, reading, styling hair, painting and so on.

I also tried out make up for a while even though I don’t really play around with those these days. I can keep writing about all the things I love to do but I’m sure you get the point.

When I’m not spending time updating this blog, you’ll find me working with a client, writing for other platforms, taking pictures alongside my husband for obaallen.com. I happen to be a second shooter for him these days and I love it!

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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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Learning about life when working abroad
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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The Immigrant Worker

How to Communicate Better as an Immigrant | Canadians HAD NO CLUE what I was Saying!!

This video is real. I’m sharing the challenges I’ve had to deal with as an immigrant in the workplace and communication seems to top the chart. I also share tips that have helped me communicate better as an immigrant in this new video.

I tell true stories and of course, I don’t end it there. Watch the full vlog and chitchat and let me know what you think in the comment section. I love it when I hear back from you. I hope you enjoy and learn something from my experience.

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The Immigrant Worker

Making Career Decisions as an Immigrant (Life as an Immigrant in the Workplace)

I receive a number of emails from readers frequently related to life as an immigrant in the workplace. It’s really humbling to know that many of you find me worthy enough to share your stories with. What triggered my blogging journey was the need to have space where I could share challenges I was going through as a young person in the workforce.

I had always felt lost in the workplace for a long time and after deciding to pursue a career in HR, I thought it’ll be great to possibly share my discoveries and how I’ve learned to overcome several workplace challenges, as well as share HR tips I had come to learn.

I’m still finding my grounding in this thing called work-life. Every day is another opportunity to try a new experiment on me as the ‘lab rat’.

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