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Skill Improve Economy - Zinny Factor
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Ways To Use Your Skill To Improve SMEs And The Economy

How can your skills improve the life of SME business and the economy following Covid? Discover some ways that you can significantly help in the sales process, turning your business into the ideal collaboration choice as well as assisting with your finances.

If you are wanting to get involved in working with an SME, then it can be a great career choice with many ways to progress once you have your first job with them. 

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7 Realistic Ways to Job Hunt During Pandemic - Zinny Factor
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7 Realistic Ways To Job Hunt During The Pandemic

It’s no news that a number of industries within Canada and around the world have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. But even with this, there are still a number of companies that are hiring. With a number of Canadians are being laid off during the COVID-19 outbreak, people who have been looking for work are finding it even more challenging.

There has been a decline in job postings to about over 5 percent. Employment fell by more than one million in March (-1,011,000 or -5.3%). While this isn’t good news, we can choose to look at it from a positive angle knowing that there is still aa number of jobs still being posted. For one, there are still roles in agriculture, IT, e-commerce, and a couple other areas.
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Job profile: What Does It Take To Become A Hairdresser?

If you ask a lot of young kids what they want to do when they grow up, you might be surprised to see that hairdressing is up there. It’s easy to see why this career choice is so appealing. It’s a great way to make people feel good about themselves and to make difference to their lives. It’s also a way to develop creative and technical skills.

You can take it to high levels as well and with experience you can enter into competitions, or work with elite clients, thus making it an interesting career path to take. Of course there are certain qualities that really suit the profession and you will need adequate training. Here is some advice on how to become a hairdresser. 

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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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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
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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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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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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
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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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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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