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Employees Want Workplace - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, Getting Ahead

What Do Employees Want From a Workplace?

It’s in a company’s interest to invest in their employees’ happiness. After all, having a poor employee retention rate can pose significant problems for an organization. For example, it can impact the bottom line and productivity.

There’s no way to guarantee that employees will stay on board. But there are certainly ways to make it more likely. One of the more underrated ways to keep employees smiling is to put together a workplace that they like being in. There’s a big difference between a cramped, uninspiring workplace and one that inspires joy. 

Below, we’ll run through some key things that employees look for from a workplace. Make sure yours has them all, and you’ll be unlikely to lose an employee because of the office. 

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Getting Started

Welcoming and Onboarding new Virtual Team Members

When you are working with a virtual team, it is essential to make sure that everyone feels welcome and knows what they need to do to be successful. Onboarding new team members can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be.

The following blog will discuss the best ways to welcome and onboard new virtual team members. It will also provide you with some tips on making the process as smooth as possible for everyone involved.

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Spirituality at Work - Zinny Factor
Inspiration

Does Spirituality Have A Place In The World Of Work?

It’s been a long-held belief that there is no place for spirituality, religion, or politics in the workplace. But what about spirituality? Spirituality is a way of looking at the human condition, rather than material or physical possessions.

It looks at human meaning and purpose, the need for human connection, and whether there’s something bigger than us out there. This article is going to answer the question ‘Does spirituality have a place in the world of work?’

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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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Getting Ahead

5 Reasons Why You Should Spend More Time On LinkedIn

To many people, LinkedIn is a mere social network, where people with jobs comment on certain posts, spend time, endorse each other, and brag about their achievements. That is not a bad way to put it. But imagine this; imagine you walk into a large room through a blue door, and in this room, there are CEOs, top company executives, specialists in various fields, people just like you, and many other people who are more advanced in their careers than you are.

If you can imagine yourself in that room, you will realize that you have a lot of choices; keep quiet and stay on your own, talk to people just like you, network with individuals more advanced in their careers, perform quick interviews with top executives or just leave the room to go do something else.

If career growth is important to you, you will quickly see this as an opportunity to improve your career. LinkedIn is that large room with the blue door.

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Getting Ahead

A Unique Role: Making Yourself Indispensable In Your Job

If you have worked hard to acquire your dream job you could feel incredibly protective over it. On the other end of the spectrum, there are people that feel pretty precarious in any role. These days there are so many cuts going around that people can worry on an almost daily basis if the job is going to be around in a year’s time.

But what is the answer to this? One of the savvier approaches is to make yourself indispensable within the business framework. But what are the ways you can do this?

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Career Aligns With Values - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead

A Guide To Making Sure Your Career Aligns With Your Values

Having a career that aligns with your values is not always the first thing you consider when going for a job. Many people consider what career will get them the most money or what career sounds the most impressive – only to end up in a career that they hate, filled with dread every time they have to go into work.

Below, we’ll take a look at what you should do if you want a career that aligns with your values. A career that aligns with your values will make you so much happier day to day – even if you have to take a pay cut. You’ll have more satisfaction, feel like you’re using your skills, and you may even feel like you’re making a real difference. Let’s take a look: 

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New Career Never Old - Zinny Factor
Career Change

Why You’re Never Too Late To Change Careers

Most will agree that life is far to short to waste it doing things that we don’t enjoy knowing that you are growing old, this applies to your everyday life and also your work life. If you’re constantly dreading your working day, then you should probably do something about it. It’s never too late to change careers and think about training to do something new. 

Just in case you needed a little push in the right direction, have a look below at some of the reasons that it’s never too late to make a change.

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Tristan Layfield Career Coach - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Interviews, Job Search, Side Hustle Series

Tristan Layfield: Career Coach & Quality Assurance Professional

Have you ever worked with a career coach? Consistently updating our interview/ feature stories is one way we enjoy sharing stories from other workers in diverse fields. We believe in storytelling because everyone’s life and career journey are unique. We all have that perspective that even though feels similar to an experience someone else might have encountered in the past remains unique to us.

Some people don’t understand how coaching might be beneficial or the whole idea, this interview will help shed some light on this. Tristan Layfield works full-time and has a business he runs as well — talk about passion and career!

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