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coworking space benefits - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, Getting Ahead

Why Coworking Spaces Are A Remote Worker’s Best Friend

There are many advantages to freelance and remote work. You can create your own schedule and work on projects that drive you. Just like any job, there can be drawbacks due to the enormous amount of pressure freelancers can put on themselves. Coinciding with the gig economy and the rise of remote work, coworking spaces have become more popular in recent years. These spaces function like offices only you are completely independent.

If you find yourself struggling in your remote work, then it is time to consider joining one. These are the ways coworking spaces can help you excel at your work and become your new best friend.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace, Getting Ahead

Making Music a Career

Setting up your own business is hard enough especially when it’s in the music industry. There’s so much to consider from your accounting needs, to your marketing plan, not to mention the manufacturing and selling of the product or service you’re offering.

This is challenging enough in the regular business world but when you’re a creative person trying to market your music, this can be made ten times harder. In this short guide we take a look at what it takes to start off in the music industry, if you’re not lucky enough to win a TV talent show.

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Inspiration, Lifestyle

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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Career Change, Getting Ahead

Getting Back Into Education To Help Further Your Career

After finishing high school or college, the thought of picking up a book could be the last thing on your mind. However, undertaking further education later down the line can help you advance your career and help you get to where you want to be.

That being said, re-entering education after a break is no easy feat, and it will take a lot of hard work to build up some studious habits again. Take a look at the following tips to help you get back into education to help you further your career.

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Career Change

Are You Looking To Make A Change In Your Career?

There are plenty of fields of work that seem like they could offer you a change and something far more fulfilling and exciting than the standard work-a-day world. Whether that’s because it offers an amazing, vibrant working environment or because it gives you the opportunity to work in an area that really lets you help people.

Everyone, from time to time, thinks about changing their career and striking out into something different. The problem is that it can feel as though the most challenging and rewarding careers all involve years, if not longer, of intense training. These sorts of jobs can seem like the kind of thing that, if you didn’t start working towards it at an early age, you’ve essentially missed your chance. Fortunately, that’s not true.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

8 Advantages of a Flexible Workforce For You and Your Team

With advances in technology, it is more common than ever before to either be able to either work from home or to be able to work a flexible schedule that is more conducive to each individual employee within a company.

This ability has led businesses both large and small to seriously reconsider the typical 9 to 5 workday in favor of a more flexible work day. So what are the steps that you can take as an employer for creating a flexible workplace?

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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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Getting Ahead, Magazine

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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Secrets of Confidence at Work - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Getting Started

The Secrets To Becoming More Confident At Work

Do you struggle with confidence issues at work? We’ll share the secrets. A lack of confidence is a common issue in the workplace, especially in industries where there is tough competition and the pressure to succeed.

While there is no overnight solution to becoming a more confident person, there are things you can do to help you work on your career confidence and become better equipped for what life has to throw at you.

Learn the secrets of becoming more confident at work and watch as your career blossoms.

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Communication in the workplace - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, Getting Ahead

Improving Communication in the Workplace

*This article first appeared on ProSky

Communication occurs in our everyday lives and is therefore inevitable in the workplace. It’s something we all have to do and need to pay so much attention to. Communication isn’t just about what is said verbally, but also includes nonverbal cues.

This is enough reason why it should be so important to improve communication in your workplace, in order to avoid any form of miscommunication where necessary.

The risks of miscommunication are not worth realizing in a work environment. It can create challenges such as a conflict between members of staff or lack of trust. Negative communication can also have an effect on the morale of employees and may create a situation where employees or departments begin to work in silos.

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