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Career Change

The Pros and Cons of Taking Your Side Hustle More Seriously

A side hustle is often considered passion projects. They’re fun and interesting little distractions that can often be considered hobbies. However, there’s a big difference that changes the way you approach a side hustle; it actually makes you money! This is arguably the biggest distinction between a side hustle and a hobby, and it’s one that has huge significance in the way you manage it.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

Job profile: What Does It Take To Become A Hairdresser?

If you ask a lot of young kids what they want to do when they grow up, you might be surprised to see that hairdressing is up there. It’s easy to see why this career choice is so appealing. It’s a great way to make people feel good about themselves and to make difference to their lives. It’s also a way to develop creative and technical skills.

You can take it to high levels as well and with experience you can enter into competitions, or work with elite clients, thus making it an interesting career path to take. Of course there are certain qualities that really suit the profession and you will need adequate training. Here is some advice on how to become a hairdresser. 

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Career Change, Job Search

Smarter Ways to Find Your Dream Job

If you want to build a fulfilling and rewarding career, you’ll need to find your dream job. Of course, it isn’t always easy to decide exactly what you want to do. Furthermore, you may need to meet specific criteria or obtain particular qualifications before you can begin your dream role. 

Fortunately, there are smarter ways to find your dream job than merely applying for jobs endlessly. To give yourself a head-start in the job market, take a look at these top tips now.

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Getting Ahead

Why It’s Worth Doing A Masters

Further education can seem like a daunting prospect, whether you’ve recently graduated or considering going back to school after already working for a number of years. There are many advantages however, and it can be easier than you might think. Many people worry if they’re eligible to do a Master’s or if they’re even capable.

Others are confused as to what the course will actually entail. If you’re going to continue working or considering a part-time course, is it better to study online? Here are the answers to some FAQs about why it’s worth doing a Master’s. 

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Getting Ahead

Forget Gender Gap, Here’s Why Fewer Women Have A Tech Career

According to a report by Catalyst, the contribution by gender to the workforce is almost equal. Women constitute almost half of the workforce, which seems to indicate that gender has seized being an issue for professionals. 

However, statistics for tech employment reveal a much different picture of the working world. Indeed, according to a report by Adeva IT, women only hold a quarter of the jobs in the tech industry. While the first explanation would be the consequences of the gender gap and how women lack education support to move to a STEM field, it would be inaccurate.

Indeed, more and more efforts and investments are made at an education and employment level to encourage women into a tech career. Perhaps, it is time to consider other potential factors that create a male-dominated technology environment. 

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

5 Important Things To Keep in Mind Before Becoming a Freelancer

When you’re frustrated with your boss, your job, your career and your commute the life of a freelancer can seem idyllic. Think of it! Waking up and rolling out of bed, enjoying a leisurely breakfast before strolling to your desk to start your day while others are scrambling through rush hour traffic or embarking on their maddening commute with a cold piece of toast clamped between their teeth. 

Yet, while the life of a freelancer certainly has its advantages, it also comes with its fair share of caveats. If you’re serious about becoming a freelancer and making a living from your talents, here are some things you’ll need to keep in mind.

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How to Excel in Your Career - Zinny Factor
Getting Ahead

How to Excel In Your Career

You should go into any venture expecting great things and wanting to excel, but of course, optimism will only get you so far. The complicated areas of life, such as building a career that brings you happiness and fulfillment, require hard work. With so much competition for the best positions, there’s little room for a relaxed approach to this area of your life. It needs to be managed and worked on. Below, we take a look at a few tried and tested tips for excelling in your career. 

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