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Career Change

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Career Change, Job Search

Smarter Ways to Find Your Dream Job

If you want to build a fulfilling and rewarding career, you’ll need to find your dream job. Of course, it isn’t always easy to decide exactly what you want to do. Furthermore, you may need to meet specific criteria or obtain particular qualifications before you can begin your dream role. 

Fortunately, there are smarter ways to find your dream job than merely applying for jobs endlessly. To give yourself a head-start in the job market, take a look at these top tips now.

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Career Change, Getting Ahead, Job Search

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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Career Change, Getting Ahead

How To Prepare For Work-Related Exams

You thought that the education and exam side of your life was over, but your work has now requested you study for a qualification that will help you in your job and career. It involves an exam, and you’ve not done one of those for a while. When we don’t do something for a while, we feel out of practice, so here are some helpful ways to prepare for work-related exams.

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Find a Job You Really Love - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Job Search

How To Find A Job That You Really Love

Working. Even the word itself is enough to send shivers down some people’s spines, and most of us would prefer to roll over and go back to sleep when our alarms go off for our job. In fact, the people who jump out of bed with excitement when it’s time to go to work are few and far between, and most of us don’t feel too positively about our boring 9 ‘til 5 jobs. We’ve all asked ourselves: is this really all that there is out there for me?

The answer is a resounding ‘no’, but to find a job that makes you happy you need to be prepared to take risks and look deeply inside yourself to see what you really want, and you then have to put yourself out there and go and find it. Whilst we’ll admit that this all sounds quite daunting, it will be the best decision you ever make, and you’ll be so glad that you did it when you wake up every day looking forward to what’s on the horizon. Here’s what you can (and should) do.

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Career Change

How To Best Prep For A Career Change

Making a career change is a step that’s both brave and challenging. When something doesn’t feel right within your career- you’ll just know. Perhaps you took your current role as a stop-gap? Maybe you pursued this role, but the reality of the work didn’t match your expectations? Whatever the reason, if you’re feeling unmotivated and on the wrong path, it’s likely that a change is in order. For those looking to get started, there are a few steps you can take to help you on your way. 

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Career Change, Getting Ahead

A Guide To Making Sure Your Career Aligns With Your Values

Having a career that aligns with your values is not always the first thing you consider when going for a job. Many people consider what career will get them the most money or what career sounds the most impressive – only to end up in a career that they hate, filled with dread every time they have to go into work.

Below, we’ll take a look at what you should do if you want a career that aligns with your values. A career that aligns with your values will make you so much happier day to day – even if you have to take a pay cut. You’ll have more satisfaction, feel like you’re using your skills, and you may even feel like you’re making a real difference. Let’s take a look: 

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Finding Career Difference - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Inspiration

Careers Where You Can Really Make A Difference

It’s so easy to feel unfulfilled in life and as though your career makes no difference. Like your life has absolutely no purpose at all, and that you can’t figure out what you’re truly meant to be doing. But that’s simply because we’re stuck in a cycle of doing near enough exactly the same thing every single day. We get up, shower and go to work, come home and make dinner, perhaps go to the gym, and if we don’t go to the gym we sit in front of the sofa and vegetate for the whole night.

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Career Change

Why You’re Never Too Late To Change Careers

Most will agree that life is far to short to waste it doing things that we don’t enjoy knowing that you are growing old, this applies to your everyday life and also your work life. If you’re constantly dreading your working day, then you should probably do something about it. It’s never too late to change careers and think about training to do something new. 

Just in case you needed a little push in the right direction, have a look below at some of the reasons that it’s never too late to make a change.

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Best Companies Places Work Canada Glassdoor 2019 - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Started, Job Search

2019 Best Companies To Work In Canada According To Glassdoor

There are a number of lists/rankings on best companies for an industry, country or province. You’d often question the methodology at which the results were reached. Some of these ratings are based on revenue and profitability of the company, employee feedback through anonymous surveys, the culture of the company, etc.

Whatever criteria are used to decide which are the best companies is simply intriguing and exciting to see. For the most part, many people who visit our career blog are typically career shifters, graduates or immigrants new to the workforce and we believe that it’s a good thing to share some of these resources so that you can have this knowledge as well as make an informed decision when selecting a company of choice.

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