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Find a Job You Really Love - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Job Search

How To Find A Job That You Really Love

Working. Even the word itself is enough to send shivers down some people’s spines, and most of us would prefer to roll over and go back to sleep when our alarms go off for our job. In fact, the people who jump out of bed with excitement when it’s time to go to work are few and far between, and most of us don’t feel too positively about our boring 9 ‘til 5 jobs. We’ve all asked ourselves: is this really all that there is out there for me?

The answer is a resounding ‘no’, but to find a job that makes you happy you need to be prepared to take risks and look deeply inside yourself to see what you really want, and you then have to put yourself out there and go and find it. Whilst we’ll admit that this all sounds quite daunting, it will be the best decision you ever make, and you’ll be so glad that you did it when you wake up every day looking forward to what’s on the horizon. Here’s what you can (and should) do.

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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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Ingredient Side Hustle - Zinny Factor
Side Hustle Series

The Key Ingredients for a Great Side Hustle

Being able to earn more money is something that all people are going to want to do, but what are the ingredients necessary? But of course, you don’t have to give up your current job or have to apply for all of the promotions going, in order to earn more.

Having a side hustle to earn something extra can allow you to earn that little bit more money that can help you to save, or help you to achieve your financial goals much faster, which could be saving for a house or paying off your student debt.

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Jasika Nicole - Zinny Factor
Inspiration

Career Inspiration: Jasika Nicole

A lot of us are guilty of never going after our dreams, Jasika is different. We outline the things we would love to achieve in life. We sit at our desks and let our mind wander to a world of imagination. We picture what it would be like to be a catwalk model, an influential politician, a fashion designer, a songwriter, or any other career that appeals.

Yet, the problem is that most of us never seek to fulfill these dreams. We see them as an impossible and unattainable target. But, how do you know unless you try? One woman who is living proof that you can achieve it all is Jasika Nicole. 

You probably know Jasika for her acting role in hit TV series Fringe. However, Jasika has dabbled in an array of different career choices. She has tried her hand at several forms of art and has done so with great success. Not only is the Alabama-born actress a prime example of how good women are at multitasking, but she aptly displays that diversity is the spice of life.

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Job Satisfaction - Zinny Factor
Getting Ahead, Inspiration

Taking Steps To Boost Your Job Satisfaction

Job satisfaction is something that’s important to all of us – it becomes very difficult to go to work when you hate your job. But instead of doing something about it, many people seem happier to complain about their jobs. Is that how you want to live? Surely not.

Your solution, therefore, is to work on improving your job satisfaction so that you can go on to build a great career for yourself and enjoy what you do. It’s going to take some work on your part, but it will be worth it when you succeed. Work on improving your job satisfaction with the advice below.

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Discover your side-hustle
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

How To Discover Your Side Hustle (With 6 Easy Tips)

On the last week of February, I  decided it was time to discuss side hustle topics. I turned on my phone and went on IG live. If you don’t follow me on Instagram or aren’t subscribed to this blog, you are definitely missing out on a whole lot of information.

At the live session, I shared my story, four reasons why you should consider having a side hustle and 30 side hustles for full-time workers. The guide is free and I also shared an extra 4 side hustles. Download it now!

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Lynda Omerekpe - Cash Your Passion - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Magazine, Side Hustle Series

How To Cash Your Passion With Lynda Omerekpe

Discovering your passion is something that can be so difficult to figure out and I know because I’ve been in such situation. Learning how to earn an income from your passion is another thing that gives many a headache.

However, as the year moves forward, I’ll be providing you with tips, tricks and so much more that can help make this easy to navigate.

I’m so excited to have partnered with Lynda not only because she’s someone I admire and know to be very hardworking and passionate about her career and personal goals, but also because this is an area of work that interests me. It’s always exciting to know someone whose goals align with mine!

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Inspiration

November: Inspired by a Movie (Mr. Church)

Happy new month to you! Welcome to Zinny Factor. How was October? October was fantastic on my end. It was pumped with so much goodness. I actually failed to realize that October was over and so I am sneaking in this post before the 2nd, Eastern Standard Time. I can’t wait to see how November turns out and I do hope you have a great month. Since this is a new month, I hope to share with you some inspiration for the month, and the rest of the year.

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Career Change, Getting Ahead

8 Hobbies that can help Boost your Employability

Getting a job can be demanding and a good way to beat the competition is to involve what you do during your spare time at an interview. This says a lot about you and will help you get the right fit because you would be matched with a job that suits both you and the company.

Do you remember these posts HERE and HERE, where we discussed some employable skills? Well, you could just make your passion or hobby blend in as an employable skill that is of value to your prospective employer.

If you are considering a transition in your current workplace, you could also use your hobbies to your advantage. Judging from your previous practice, your employer or manager should be able to tell if your hobby has contributed to the success of your team or department.

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