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Successful Teaching Career - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead

Keys To Building A Successful Teaching Career

One option if you’re looking for a career path helping others is to get into teaching. It can be a very rewarding position if you give it your all and try to overcome the inevitable challenges.

There are certain areas you’re going to want to focus on as a teacher if you want to thrive. Here you can learn about the keys to building a successful teaching career you can be proud of.

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4 Tips for Career Success - Zinny Factor
Career Change

4 Tips for Career Success

Success means different things for different people. It could be having massive perusal success like Jason Cohen of Nexus Real Estate, being financially stable, raising a family, or simply being happy. Or it could mean that you have cultivated the perfect career for yourself and are flying high at the top of your game.

If career success is your aim in life, then you need to be priming yourself for great things as early as possible. Even if the career development you seek is years down the line, you need to put in the prep work today to give yourself the best chance of success.

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How to land the new job - Zinny Factor
Getting Ahead, Job Search

5 Tips To Ace Your Next Job Interview

Preparing for an upcoming job interview can be nerve-wracking.  It’s already difficult to obtain an interview before beginning the preparation process, so you want to ensure you do your best in the interview itself.  You want to put your best foot forward, impress your potential employer, and leave that interview with a firm yes as to whether or not employers will hire you.

Many factors go into acing a job interview. Your resume must be impressive, and you must have excellent answers ready for common interview questions about why you would be a good fit for the job and what you can bring to the position. And it’s even more pressure-filled if this is not your first job interview. If you’ve been on a few interviews recently and haven’t gotten any offers yet, it might be time to work on improving your performance before your next one.

Here are five tips to ace your next job interview:

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How to Excel in Your Career - Zinny Factor
Getting Ahead

How to Excel In Your Career

You should go into any venture expecting great things and wanting to excel, but of course, optimism will only get you so far. The complicated areas of life, such as building a career that brings you happiness and fulfillment, require hard work. With so much competition for the best positions, there’s little room for a relaxed approach to this area of your life. It needs to be managed and worked on. Below, we take a look at a few tried and tested tips for excelling in your career. 

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Employers Value Grit - ZInny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Getting Started

Why Employers Still Value Grit

Grit is a quality we don’t often talk about these days. It seems somehow old fashioned and a bit harsh. But grit (or determination) is vital for success in today’s workplace, both for the individual and the team at large. Someone with grit never gives up, no matter how hard the stakes get.

That can be at a personal level, perhaps as an athlete. But we would also recognize grit as camaraderie and working for a higher good, despite whatever insecurities or hardships the individual is experiencing. That’s why we often think of soldiers when we hear the word grit. World War II was full of tales of grit and courage in the face of the adversity.

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Master of Self Development - Zinny Factor
Inspiration

How You Can Become The Master Of Self-Development

Self-development is important, no matter who you are, how old you are, or your circumstances right now. Self-development allows you to be happier day to day and live the life you want to live.

Yes, most times you might not be exactly sure what ‘life’ you want to live as the world we live in brings with it so many distractions and noise that may hinder us from discovering our true being and sense of purpose.

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Career Prospects Work - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Getting Ahead

4 Ways to Enhance Your Knowledge and Widen Your Career Prospects

You have been stuck in a rut recently when it comes to your work life. You aren’t really enjoying your day job and it isn’t a career you want to be trapped in for the rest of your life.

You want to find a way out of the mundane life you have become a victim to and boost your career prospects. You have always been willing to take risks and enhance your knowledge, so now is the time to make it happen.

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Sarah Landrum - Career Exper and Freelance Writer - Zinny Factor
Getting Ahead, Interviews

Sarah Landrum: Career Blogger & Freelance Writer

Sarah Landrum is a Career Expert and the founder of Punched Clocks. A career blog that provides advice on navigating the work world and career development. Her career advice has been featured on Forbes, Levo, The Muse, Business Insider and other top publications.

When we discovered her platform, we were really impressed and looked forward to having her share her expertise and experience with us. Thankfully, she responded in the affirmative and we are certain you’ll enjoy reading this feature.

Apart from being the founder of Punched Clocks, she is also a Freelance Writer.

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Successful Woman Strength
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Getting Ahead

To Be a Successful Career Woman, Play To Your Strengths

*This article first appeared on The Guardian Nigeria.

Women have for a long time had multi-faceted roles to play in the society. This has also affected their role in the work environment. Most women are torn between being a career woman or homemaker which might seem difficult.

This to an extent affects many women who then bring in emotions into their work life and go through the challenge of growing in their choice of career.

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