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Working Alone Self Employed - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Getting to Grips with Working Alone

Work isn’t what it was. We’re no longer trapped by the confines of having a traditional 9-5 and people are now working alone. There are plenty of other options out there, which make it possible for more people to work, and to enjoy what they do. One popular choice is working alone, often at home. 

There are many advantages to working alone. It might mean that you have launched your own business or found ways to make money online. It will offer you the freedom that you couldn’t get otherwise, and the flexibility that you need to work. But, if you’ve always worked with other people, it can be a big adjustment. Here are some tips to help you get used to it. 

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Side Hustle Course - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

Smashing That Side Hustle Course In Your Spare Time

Do you have some spare time? After the 9 to 5 or a day of working for yourself? Because if you do, this is probably the time you like to take for yourself, after your job and your family are taken care of, to unwind and de-stress from the day you’ve just had. 

But then you remember that side hustle education course you invested in, that cost you a pretty penny, and that you haven’t spent any time on in months. You might get annoyed with yourself when you remember it, and you tell yourself you’ll get on with it tomorrow. 

But will you? Well, you will when you know how to prepare yourself! So, if you’re someone who wants to get on with a side hustle, to further your career or supplement your income, here are some tips to help you put it to good use. 

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Side hustle for 2018- Zinny Factor
Side Hustle Series

Side Hustles To Think About In 2019

‘Side hustle’ is one of the key buzzwords this year. If you weren’t one of the many people jumping on the bandwagon this year, it’s still likely you came across the term. A side hustle can be an excellent way to boost your income and who knows where it could lead. However, you don’t have to start one because every other person hs a side hustle. It should be because you want to and have reasons to explore this area.

The good news is that it’s never too late to join the movement, so if you’re looking for ways to grow your money next year, here are some side hustles to think about in 2019.

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Emotoionally Prepare for Winter - Zinny Factor
Lifestyle, The Immigrant Worker

How To Emotionally Prepare For Colder Months As A Worker

The weather is gradually changing and even though I’m not all for it, I realize that nature will take its course. For the time being, I’m still enjoying the weather and rocking lighter clothes while it lasts!

I have a colleague who is in love with Winter and loves it when it snows! Alright, to be fair, it’s usually much warmer when it snows anyway. However, if you are like me, who isn’t in love with colder months then you have to emotionally brace yourself up for what is to come.

Confession time: I don’t like that I have to layer up in countless clothes so that I feel somewhat warm. Or that after I’ve worn hundreds of clothes, I feel heavy and it takes so much time! I certainly don’t like the wind and freezing rain and never enjoyed the days when I had to shovel snow.

Pheeeew! It felt good to clear that out.

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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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Career Aligns With Values - Zinny Factor
Job Search

Resumes Are Your Chance To Get Noticed

Everyone – and we mean everyone – has to battle with the job market and resumes at some stage in their lives.

Sometimes that’s when you’re right out of college and trying to find an entry-level job that pays you in money and not peanuts. Sometimes it’s when you’ve had enough of your current job and want to finally get into a career you actually care about. And other times it’s because you felt the wrath of a troubled economy and got made redundant.

Whatever it is, though, the first step to getting the new dream job of yours is having a resume that stands-out from the crowd like Elton John in front of a white wall.

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Side Hustle - Jamila Kyari - Zinny Factor
Magazine, Side Hustle Series

Side Hustling With Jamila Kyari (Marketing Coach, Lifestyle & Fashion Blogger)

We are going to be talking marketing and a whole lot in this feature. As you must have noticed, we’ve been sharing articles over the last few weeks on everything related to side hustling.

This time around, we are taking it a step further by sharing the story of Jamila Kyari. She is a full-time worker and has a side hustle that aligns with her day job!

Isn’t that the best of both worlds?

Most people find it difficult to discover their passion. Some others find it quite challenging to find out their career path. Continue reading to find out how Jamila discovered her career path, side hustle and started making income from it.

Hopefully, you’ll be inspired by this feature.

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How to Sell your side-hustle
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

If You Can Follow A Recipe, You Can Sell Your Side Hustle

Approximately two months ago, I received a direct message from someone on Instagram and he said something along the lines of: “what do you do, I mean your real job?” This meant about three things, either he doesn’t take my blogging path as a career, he’s never visited my blog before to have an idea of what other things I do, or I had to sell myself.

And what did he mean by ‘real job’? Was blogging or creating videos a ‘fake job’? Jeez. This is a job as we now have countless social media gurus and other people who make a living off of the internet.

After a quick research and a bit of pondering, I was sure of one thing. I didn’t have to sell myself to him.

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Discover your side-hustle
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

How To Discover Your Side Hustle (With 6 Easy Tips)

On the last week of February, I  decided it was time to discuss side hustle topics. I turned on my phone and went on IG live. If you don’t follow me on Instagram or aren’t subscribed to this blog, you are definitely missing out on a whole lot of information.

At the live session, I shared my story, four reasons why you should consider having a side hustle and 30 side hustles for full-time workers. The guide is free and I also shared an extra 4 side hustles. Download it now!

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Lynda Omerekpe - Cash Your Passion - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Magazine, Side Hustle Series

How To Cash Your Passion With Lynda Omerekpe

Discovering your passion is something that can be so difficult to figure out and I know because I’ve been in such situation. Learning how to earn an income from your passion is another thing that gives many a headache.

However, as the year moves forward, I’ll be providing you with tips, tricks and so much more that can help make this easy to navigate.

I’m so excited to have partnered with Lynda not only because she’s someone I admire and know to be very hardworking and passionate about her career and personal goals, but also because this is an area of work that interests me. It’s always exciting to know someone whose goals align with mine!

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