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Improve Skills Side Hustle Pay Off - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace

Making Your Skills Pay Off During Your Time Off

Once upon a time having two or more jobs or additional skills was not seen in a positive light. It was usually something you had to do to stay above the poverty line. However these days it’s a sound investment because using the skills you have to help others is a great side hustle. You’re not veering off the road from your main job, but the things you do know can be used to good effect.

Everyone has the opportunity to become a teacher and earn while they pass on their skills to others. Rather than sitting at home watching Netflix, you may find it’s worth your while to teach others the skills needed to enter the industry you work in. Even just personal skills you have gained from a hobby or interest can be put to good use. 

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Skills for Employers - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead

The Skills That Employers Love To See

Jobs are changing all the time including the necessary skills, and you need to be flexible and ready to change with it or you will get left behind and may find yourself out of work.

There are some skills employers love to see, that if you do not have already you can develop. These will make your job more secure, and may even lead to advancement.

If you are looking for a better job, or advancement within your current company, what are the skills that employers like to see?

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Avoid a job loss Lay off - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Getting Ahead

3 Skills To Focus On To Avoid Getting Laid Off

Emerging technology is making certain jobs dispensable and getting some folks laid off which is quite understandable. If these tools will be able to improve productivity and reduce costs then it’s only good business for companies.

It’s important to consistently improve your skills and if necessary, undergo a reskill to avoid lay offs. As new technologies continue to involve, it has inadvertently opened the doors to new job opportunities.

If you are open to equipping yourself with any of these tech skills or at least, skills that can be applied to the business aspect of utilizing such technologies, you will be able to avert the loom of getting laid off.

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Teach yourself to climb the career ladder - Zinny Factor
Career Change

The Skills You Need To Teach Yourself To Climb The Career Mountain

“Skills” is the all-encompassing word that can feel quite intimidating but you need to teach yourself this. You need various skills in order to thrive in all industries.

Whether it’s something concentrated like marketing skills, communication skills, or just the basic soft skills every employee needs now, if you’re trying to climb up that career mountain or ladder, it’s not just about acquiring skills that enable you to do the job.

With career progression means a lot of competition, not just from your peers, but from above and below you, not to mention your own internal battles.

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Marketing skills for your business - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Online Marketing Skills You Need to Know

The world of e-commerce and online marketing can seem like a daunting prospect once you are introduced to it, but there are lots of ways you can learn about it and improve your skills. If you own your own business or just want to improve your online presence then these can be really useful skills to learn.

A lot of it is not difficult to pick up, and once you start practicing them, it will open up a whole new world for you. There are so many benefits to knowing these skills and so many businesses need people who know how to use them well.

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Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace

The Changing Job Market: What Your Employer Thinks About You

Over time, one thing that has been understood about the job market and workplace, in general, is that many people are in fear. Fear of losing their jobs. The fear of not being good enough for a job or being incompetent.

There is also the fear of failing to meet deadlines. Fear of asking for a raise or a promotion. And if you’re an employee, sometimes the fear of what your employer thinks about you.

The job market is fierce and in this day and age, competition has never been greater. Businesses are evolving due to the changes in multiple technologies and the huge internet penetration.

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The Immigrant Worker

7 Tips to Get your Dream Job as an Immigrant

Deciding to become an immigrant is one of the biggest decisions I have ever had to make.

It wasn’t easy to pack up my bags and decide to relocate to Canada. I don’t want to think that many people relocate to a new country without making concrete plans on how to survive in the new environment.

It’s so much of a serious decision, but I think that many people don’t know the proper ways to go about delicate things or what to expect. Also, they probably become frustrated at some point because everything seems different and not everyone has a great coping mechanism.

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Getting Ahead

How do I Deal with a Co-worker that Interrupts me with too Many Questions?

Hello, lovely readers!

Apologies for not updating the blog well enough this week. I was really swamped with work and if I had attempted to stay put with my blogging schedule, I would have been pushing it too far. I always recommend getting adequate rest at all times even though our modern world can be so fast these days. All the same, I had to live by my mantra: take it slow!

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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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Career Change

How to Make your Clients Love you

It’s August and I am so excited! Happy new month to you! I wish you a great work month filled with endless possibilities. Today’s article is one I have been willing to write for a very long time but never came around to doing so. I apologize for not updating the blog in a while, last week was so hectic, but of course, I have no excuses for not posting an article. If you visited the blog previously for a new post, I am so glad I have this up now and I will try to keep up with my schedule.

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