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Chances of Obtaining Interview - Zinny Factor
Interviews, Job Search

How to Boost Your Chances of Obtaining An Interview

Once you have completed your studies or left your previous employment you might be in a quandary over what career or job prospect to pursue. It doesn’t need to be too stressful if you are organized and can really think about what type of job you want to try out next. If you need some assistance with your career change then these suggestions might be just what you need to succeed. 

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Phone Interview Guide - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Interviews, Job Search, The Immigrant Worker

A Guide To Nailing A Phone Interview

Having a phone interview is becoming the norm when it comes to the initial stages of the interview process for many companies. As a result, it’s worth preparing for since it determines how you’ll progress to the next phase of the interview.

Understandably, this can be difficult for some candidates to pull through as you can’t see the other person’s facial expression. In this article, we will provide a guide throughout the entire process to keep you informed.

As always, we apply real-life situations in providing you with solutions. We have also included sample responses and templates in this article which you can tailor to your phone interview.

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Career Change, Getting Ahead, Getting Started

How to Land Your Dream Career

Perhaps you’ve recently graduated from college or university and are having trouble charting out a suitable career path. Well, maybe you already have a 9-5 job but are dissatisfied with your present position. Landing your dream career may appear to be a challenging task, but it is possible with determination, perseverance, and consistency.

The standard advice for selecting career paths is “Do what you love”, however, how do you achieve that dream career, the career you truly want to pursue? To land the career of your dreams, you must first figure out what you want to do and what attributes you are looking for in a position.

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Job Interview - Zinny Factor
Job Search

Secrets Revealed: How to Ace Your Next Job Interview

So here’s the deal, you have an impressive resume and extensive experience, making you the best candidate for a specific job. What’s next? At this point, there’s only one thing left to do-ace your work interview.

It’s easy to learn how to create a resume, but many candidates can’t seem to ace their job interviews. The reason? They did not prepare for their interview. Adequate preparation is the key to ensuring that you get the position you like. It’s not just about being relaxed and confident; it’s also about showing who you are as a person.

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Job Interview - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead

Acing That Job Interview: What You Can Do

Getting a job is much more complex than sending an application. Your potential employers will be looking at you closely, and there is often a lot of competition over various positions. This can mean that you might have problems getting a job because of the competition.

Many companies narrow down their candidates with a final interview, and you need to make an impression. Fortunately, there are ways to boost your chances. Here are some things you can do to help snag that job.

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Commonly asked Interview Questions - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Job Search, The Immigrant Worker

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 other articles you might find on the internet, in this post, we provide questions that you can most certainly expect which appear tricky, how to go about answering these questions as well as a step-by-step approach to answer the question and a sample response which you can tailor to your own interview.

After going through this article, you’ll be better informed for success at your upcoming interview and have the appropriate tools necessary to take your job search to the next level. For the purpose of this article, we made use of a real life case study and sample job role which you can tailor to your needs.

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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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Lost Job Due to Covid-19 - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Inspiration, Job Search

7 Things to Do If You’ve Lost Your Job Due to COVID-19

When there is an economic downturn like COVID-19 one of the things most companies do is have a review of their expenses and strategize on how to cut down their expenses. Most often than not this results in cutting down the number of staff for the company.

Most often, self-funded companies might hold off in doing this since many times these are old companies that might have experienced hardship in the past and have planned ahead for the worst-case scenarios. However, companies with external investment in most cases may have their investors bringing up the conversation of layoffs since they have an interest in the company.

The impact of coronavirus is being felt globally, not just in Canada. Many businesses are being forced to close down permanently, or better yet, temporarily. If you’ve been affected by the pandemic, it can be a tough time mentally and emotionally, and that is why we’ve written this post for you.

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dream job - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Job Search

Six Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out

The job market is a competitive place and applying for jobs can be tough. Getting to interview alone can feel impossible sometimes, so you need to make sure your resume stands out. More people are applying for the same jobs in most industries, and you’re likely to be up against people with very similar qualifications and experience.

Your resume needs to push you above these people so the person hiring can see why you should be the one they bring in to interview. Here’s how to make your resume stand out from the crowd. 

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