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6 Mistakes Job Seekers Make on Their Resume - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Started, Job Search, The Immigrant Worker

5 Mistakes Job Seekers Make On Their Resume

I’m not certain if it’s the fact that I took classes in Human Resources, chat with a number of job seekers, have searched for a job at different stages of my career or just my love for writing in general that has made resume writing enjoyable for me.

I’ve had to learn the hard way in many cases which is something that I’ve equally come to take advantage of as I believe that it’s taught me a number of lessons over time which I love sharing here. I’ve had the opportunity to meet with experts in recruitment and all of this has helped me realize a number of mistakes that many candidates make when it comes to their resume.

A resume is one of the first steps to finding a job and a good opportunity to land an interview (in the job you want!). As a result of this platform, I’ve had the opportunity to review several candidates’ resumes and I have noticed a number of mistakes they make unconsciously.

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Job Offer in Canada - ZInny Factor
Job Search, Magazine, The Immigrant Worker

Tham Nguyen: How I Got a Job Offer Within 2 Weeks in Canada

In this article, Tham Nguyen shares how she got a job offer in Canada two weeks after she relocated from Vietnam as well as important tips to assist you with your own prospective job offer. When I saw this article she originally shared on LinkedIn, I remember telling myself that I had to follow up with her to reshare this article.

Tham is a Technical Acquisition Specialist specifically hiring Java & Javascript Developers here in Toronto.

Since I frequently receive messages from new immigrants asking related questions on a job offer in Canada, I knew it would be a great idea to share this piece from a professional recruiter. Read below and learn one or two things you could apply to your job search to land a job offer as a new immigrant.

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Aditya Vyas - Job Search - Zinny Factor
Magazine, The Immigrant Worker

Aditya Vyas: Job Search Strategies As An Immigrant & More

What are your thoughts on job search in general? I stumbled on Aditya’s LinkedIn post a while back and smiled so wide after reading it. I love how LinkedIn shares posts of people who you aren’t connected to simply because your friend seemed to like the person’s post. Isn’t that the beauty of social media? I was happy to connect with him afterward!

Aditya Vyas is a design and detail orientated mechanical engineer who came to Canada on a Study Permit. He completed his Master’s degree from the University of Windsor in Mechanical with Automotive specialization.

The thing is, the bulk of emails received from immigrants is related to finding a job, so when I saw Aditya’s post, I immediately felt the need to share his story here on Zinny Factor because what better way than hearing from someone in a similar experience as you? This would mean a lot to our audience and those who need to hear such stories.

Now you’re most likely wondering what this LinkedIn post was all about. Here you go!

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Online freelancer Success - Zinny Factor
Job Search

Simple Tips For Nailing The Job Hunt

Looking for a new job isn’t always easy, and sometimes you need a little helping hand. Whether you’re changing careers, looking for a promotion or you need a new job urgently, there are things you can take on board to make finding a job easier.

In this article, you’ll find simple but practical tips to speed up your job search. Learn how to nail the job hunt with these simple tips.

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Miserable in Job - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead

Is Your Job Making You Miserable?

If your job is making you miserable, then this might sound like a typical thing that most people have to put up with from time to time.

But, a job has the potential to affect many parts of your life negatively, as it is like a dark shadow that dominates your life. You talk about it with friends, partners, and even kids – it can consume you – and it can certainly bring you down.

We saw a movie a few days ago. Long story short, the lead role quit her job because she wanted to start thinking outside the box for a while. This is a valid reason but it was so dramatic as with most movies.

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Comprehensive Resume Checklist for the Immigrant Worker
Getting Started, The Immigrant Worker

Sophie’s Job Search Ordeal: Introducing The Comprehensive Resume Checklist for the Immigrant Worker

“I think it’s about time I gave up on this job search.” Sophie lamented to her mother over the phone, sounding all defeated.

It had taken her over a year to plan her relocation and she had saved up all of her earnings looking forward to her new life in Canada. It had now been 6 months since she arrived in Canada. Most of her savings had burned out as she had to pay her monthly house rent and feed, among other necessary expenses and bills.

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Tips to getting the Job
Getting Started, Job Search

Insider Tips for Getting the Job

Whether you want to get that once-in-a-lifetime dream job or you’re just looking for something temporary so that you can earn money as you put yourself through college, you need to be able to market yourself effectively for the role.

This can be quite complicated to say the least because every employer is looking for something different but also because there are typically a LOT of candidates for every job.

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Take Advantage of Technology for Job Search - Zinny factor
Career Change

How To Use Technology To Improve Your Job Search

*This post first appeared on The Guardian Nigeria.

You read that right! you can take advantage of technology in your job search. If one of your goals this year is to get a new job, especially one that you love and is in line with your passion, then this post is for you.

Although there is the discussion of how technology has affected employment, it is still possible to get a job of choice by taking advantage of technology. This article will help you discover how you can go beyond the traditional job application methods to gain employment.

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Career Change, Getting Ahead

Side-Skills: Easy Ways To Boost Your Resume

Trying to get a job in the modern world is often a very scary endeavor. From the very beginning, it will be apparent that competition is rife, and you’re going to have to do a lot to impress the employers available to you.

There are a lot of candidates for most of the roles you’ll be applying for, making it hard to feel confident, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Instead, with the right effort, you can boost your resume, giving yourself an edge in this cut-throat arena, and this post is going to show you how to achieve it this year.

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Getting Ahead

3 Things Job Candidates Struggle With The Most

*This is a collaborative post.

If you are looking for work, you might well be struggling to land anything fast. The truth is that this is just in the nature of the world of work at the moment. Everywhere and every job seems to be highly competitive, and it is often extremely difficult trying to get noticed above the rest.

Nonetheless, there are always steps you can take if you want to improve your chances of landing any job, and it’s worth focusing on what those are firstly. As it happens, there are three things that many job candidates often struggle with above all else. If you can master these three, you are well on your way to landing the job of your dreams.

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