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Beat the Monday Blues….Some good news…

Thousands of businesses, still to be born, thousands of jobs still to be made,
thousands of inventions, still to be found, thousands of inventors,still to be crowned,
thousands of creators, still to create, thousands of ideas, still to be conceived,
thousands of dreams, still to be dreamed, thousands of friendships, still to be weaved,
thousands of talents, still not being used, thousands of skills, with nothing to do,
thousands of jobs lost on the way, thousands of people feeling the strain,
I am the employable, we are the employable 

thousands of you, thousands of me
Hail the Employable…
now lets make it be……

At TheEmployable we are under no illusion on how tough the economic and employment market currently is. However, as we are battered each week with bad news stories; youth unemployment, redundancies, business closures, and financial difficulties, TheEmployable still feels a sense of optimism that we can all help to make things just a little bit better. Maybe you have a really good idea that you have never developed, maybe you can empower someone to come up with ‘the next big thing’, maybe some of our ‘top tips’ may encourage you to try again, maybe you could pass an article onto one of your friends that you know it might help…

So to beat the Monday morning blues, whether you are working or not, check out the stories below that might help you get in the right frame of mind for the week ahead. Hail TheEmployable! To find out more about TheEmployable & how to get involved in TheEmployable movement please check out http://theemployable.com/how-to-get-involved/

On October 6TH, the UK The Daily Mirror focused on a Helen Spencer who after being made redundant, set up http://www.saveeverystep.com/ The website allows members to record and store family memories and history, and be part photos album and family diary! Check out the article here:  http://www.mirror.co.uk/advice/jobs/2011/10/06/redundancy-leads-to-fresh-start-for-mum-115875-23469430/#ixzz1avnXgek9

On the 7th October, BBC Scotland reported that Swiss Banking Software firm Avaloq were to set up a Scottish base in Edinburgh creating 500 jobs! At least 75 of the jobs will be Graduate level roles so jobs for
 all level of applicants we hope..Check out the story here; http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-15212788

As Featured in TheEmployable last week, The Huffington Post focused on the 10th October, on how UK Teens and Graduates were matching to Westminster to protest about about Youth Unemployment. A positive story when much of the media likes to focus on what the ‘UK youth’ don’t do, or what they can’t acheive. Check out the post here; http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2011/10/10/badly-overdrawn-boy-teens_n_1003441.html

Blackberrry is back online! (I hope) http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15287072

To keep up the Optimism, The UK Daily Mail reported the results of a survey that suggested that Britain is a nation of optimists: Research finds four in five of us look on the bright side of life!!! Read more here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2047222/And-heres-good-news–Britain-nation-optimists-Research-finds-look-bright-life.html#ixzz1avtNAgrh 

Talking of the bright side of life, check out this article on Sam Hutchinson, who at the age of 21 had to retire from professional football at Chelsea FC, but fought through adversity to play again. The end is sometimes the beginning, and this is a lesson we can all take on board.  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2044916/Sam-Hutchinson-A-Chelsea-kid-beaten.html

To find out more about TheEmployable & how to get involved in TheEmployable movement please check out http://theemployable.com/how-to-get-involved/

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