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Nurses Do What -Zinny Factor
Getting Started

What Do Nurses Do?

Maybe the question is what don’t they do! In general terms you will hear that nurses give care to a range of patients in a healthcare environment. There are a lot of specialties too. Which make it a very exciting career prospect. And, of course, who hasn’t watched Grey’s Anatomy and pictured themselves choosing hospital uniforms. Nurses get to see new live, some bursting into the world, and hold hands as it leave. It is a lot of long hours and a lot of work, but it is a career for life. 

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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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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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New Career Never Old - Zinny Factor
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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Jasika Nicole - Zinny Factor
Inspiration

Career Inspiration: Jasika Nicole

A lot of us are guilty of never going after our dreams, Jasika is different. We outline the things we would love to achieve in life. We sit at our desks and let our mind wander to a world of imagination. We picture what it would be like to be a catwalk model, an influential politician, a fashion designer, a songwriter, or any other career that appeals.

Yet, the problem is that most of us never seek to fulfill these dreams. We see them as an impossible and unattainable target. But, how do you know unless you try? One woman who is living proof that you can achieve it all is Jasika Nicole. 

You probably know Jasika for her acting role in hit TV series Fringe. However, Jasika has dabbled in an array of different career choices. She has tried her hand at several forms of art and has done so with great success. Not only is the Alabama-born actress a prime example of how good women are at multitasking, but she aptly displays that diversity is the spice of life.

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Dream Job - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead, Getting Started, Job Search

Is There Really Anything As a Dream Job?

“I want to find my dream job.” This is what we’ve heard someone say. If we are being completely blunt, we’ve made this statement at one point or the other at various stages of our career.

It often feels like there is a lot of pressure in life to find your dream job. So many people out there talk about how they’ve found a job that they are passionate about and others feel like they deserve that as well, which is only fair. However, most often than not, the job you’ve worked so hard enough to actualize might turn out to not be as you expected. For example, you might begin to feel unfulfilled after some time on the job.

Alternatively, you might outgrow something that you always thought you wanted to do from childhood. And all of a sudden, it no longer feels like a job that you are interested in. This can feel intimidating giving all the time you must have spent training and trying to accomplish the goal of getting the ‘dream job’.

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Job Satisfaction - Zinny Factor
Getting Ahead, Inspiration

Taking Steps To Boost Your Job Satisfaction

Job satisfaction is something that’s important to all of us – it becomes very difficult to go to work when you hate your job. But instead of doing something about it, many people seem happier to complain about their jobs. Is that how you want to live? Surely not.

Your solution, therefore, is to work on improving your job satisfaction so that you can go on to build a great career for yourself and enjoy what you do. It’s going to take some work on your part, but it will be worth it when you succeed. Work on improving your job satisfaction with the advice below.

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Career Change - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Getting Ahead

The Actionable Steps You Can Take To Change Your Career

Sometimes we can reach a brick wall when it comes to our career and seek a change. It can stem from having to make such big decisions from an early age as not all of us really know what we want to do as a career when we are in the educational system, do we? Many people don’t realize where their passions are or where their skills lie best until they begin working or open themselves up to new experiences in life.

So if you find yourself at a crossroad and looking to change your career you may be wondering what are the actionable steps you can take. Here are some of them that you can try.

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Tristan Layfield Career Coach - Zinny Factor
Career Change, Job Search, Magazine, Side Hustle Series

Tristan Layfield: Career Coach & Quality Assurance Professional

Have you ever worked with a career coach? Consistently updating our interview/ feature stories is one way we enjoy sharing stories from other workers in diverse fields. We believe in storytelling because everyone’s life and career journey are unique. We all have that perspective that even though feels similar to an experience someone else might have encountered in the past remains unique to us.

Some people don’t understand how coaching might be beneficial or the whole idea, this interview will help shed some light on this. Tristan Layfield works full-time and has a business he runs as well — talk about passion and career!

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