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Employers Value Grit - ZInny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Getting Started

Why Employers Still Value Grit

Grit is a quality we don’t often talk about these days. It seems somehow old fashioned and a bit harsh. But grit (or determination) is vital for success in today’s workplace, both for the individual and the team at large. Someone with grit never gives up, no matter how hard the stakes get.

That can be at a personal level, perhaps as an athlete. But we would also recognize grit as camaraderie and working for a higher good, despite whatever insecurities or hardships the individual is experiencing. That’s why we often think of soldiers when we hear the word grit. World War II was full of tales of grit and courage in the face of the adversity.

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Potential Employers - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Job Search

Making Yourself More Appealing To Potential Employers

When you start browsing the job market for potential employers, chances are that you’re likely to feel a little overwhelmed. There are so many positions out there and each seems to have its own strict list of requirements.

It seems that employers are becoming increasingly picky when it comes to choosing their employees and expectations are higher than ever. The hardest part of the process? Accepting that there are more people looking for work than ever. Competition amongst potential candidates is fierce, so it can often feel that employers can afford to be extremely particular in their choices.

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