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Mental Health Therapist - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Getting Ahead, Inspiration

We Need to Talk More About Mental Health And Finding A Therapist

Mental health discussion has been a huge topic of late including the need to speak with a therapist. It’s real and needs to be discussed because it’s invisible. And just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it’s not there.

Do you often go to work and feel a huge burden on your shoulders? Do you feel as though you are mentally incapable of changing your predicament? Or are you dealing with anxiety? These are just a few signs to encourage you to take care of YOU.

Knowing more about your psyche can be a gateway to discovering your strengths and with this knowledge, you can be able to use your emotions to empathize with colleagues or clients. Feeling authentic and open at work has been reported to lead to better performance, employee retention, engagement, and improved wellbeing.

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Social Media and Mental Health - Zinny factor
Inspiration, Lifestyle

How To Use Social Media To Improve Your Mental Health

Towards the end of last year, it became clear it will be a good idea to detach from anything that seemed stressful which included, social media. When I started blogging, the intent was to share content with others whose ideas resonated with mine – most especially workplace issues.

Overtime, to get people to read my content I had to promote it via social media. At the time, my interpretation of this meant that I had to do the things I enjoyed doing but in a more aggressive way.

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Recruitment and Employers to Attract Candidate - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

How Recruitment Is Changing And What Businesses Should Do To Attract Top Candidates

Recruitment isn’t the same as it was a decade ago. It is true that job descriptions are still a constant way to post an open position; however, technology has brought a change in the recruitment process.

Many disprove some of the positive changes that technology has brought. However, we all must agree that it’s also brought about innovations in the hiring process.

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Secondhand Stress at Work - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace

6 Ways to Avoid Secondhand Stress at Work

Have you ever had the feeling that someone at work has passed down stress to you (secondhand stress)? It could just be a colleague that’s continually complaining about an issue to you.

This is called: secondhand stress.

According to scientists, stress is contagious. This explains why when your colleague is sighing loudly, complaining, shuffling pieces of paper and maybe sending you emails in capital letters to show urgency at work, you automatically feel stressed out and extremely anxious in no minute.

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Get the Job - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead

How to Build Effective Relationships in the Workplace

Most workers spend a lot of time at work and so it’s expected that relationships should be built. Initially, working for more than forty hours a week was considered overtime. However, according to a recent study by Gallup, nowadays most people are working over forty hours a week.

Another survey found out that many workers spend an average of forty-seven hours a week at work. This means that workers are spending a lot of time together at work. Considering this, it is prudent to find ways of building effective relationships in the workplace.

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Social Media At Work - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead

4 Things All Employees Should Know About Social Media

Social media can be both a tool and a liability to everyone operating in the business world. It’s used by employees, business owners managers and of course clients.

It’s a great way to interact and engage with a client base or find information about someone relevant to your company. You can spread a message across your social media and build a following. Or even draw attention away from your competition.

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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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How to Balance Side Hustle with Full-time Job - ZInny Factor
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

How To Balance Your Side Hustle With A Full-Time Job

I’ve been multi-faceted since I can last remember, little wonder I like the idea of discussing how to balance life with your side hustle. Or how to balance your side hustle with life’s obligations.

Growing up, I loved writing, acting, drawing, reading, styling hair, painting and so on.

I also tried out make up for a while even though I don’t really play around with those these days. I can keep writing about all the things I love to do but I’m sure you get the point.

When I’m not spending time updating this blog, you’ll find me working with a client, writing for other platforms, taking pictures alongside my husband for obaallen.com. I happen to be a second shooter for him these days and I love it!

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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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