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5 Reasons to Work While at College — Apart from Needing the Money

For young people who want to have a better chance at landing a job or starting a business, college is the way to go. Statistics in the US show that having at least some college is better than working right after high school. At the same time, however, future students are faced with the hard, […]

How To Become A Dental Receptionist

If you are considering employment as a dental receptionist there are many characteristic traits you want to embody not only to get hired but stay employed. In many dental practice offices a front desk receptionist is hired and over the course of time it becomes clear that something is lacking. Use the below criteria to […]

Searching and Applying for Jobs. Our to-do list to start 2016

Last week we started our ‘list of things to do in 2016’ to get your job search in order with a heap of fab tips posts on using Social Media for your Job Search. Now with 2016 upon us properly, we return with our second recap post, that will be mighty handy if a new […]

“Business” – Do you have a corporate social responsibility policy on combatting Youth Unemployment?

When we first thought of TheEmployable, we were in the midst of redundancy from our jobs in (ironically) recruitment. At the time, like most people, who probably go through redundancy (that isn’t voluntary) there are certain parts of the process that you wish were handled more smoothly and with a slightly more personable approach. One […]

Lesser known Interview Tips

‘Sit up straight’, ‘Dress to impress’ and ‘Be confident’ are all great pieces of advice for a job interview, but let’s face it, they don’t exactly break the mould for originality. Of course it is very important that you follow all of the usual advice, but to maximise your chances of success, it helps to […]

How to Handle Redundancy

Whilst it may not be as prevalent as it was just a couple of years ago, redundancy is still an issue that is affecting people of all ages and in all regions. It’s never nice when it happens even if down the line it transpires to be have been a positive thing for one’s career. […]

5 Tips for Sending a Speculative CV

When in search of a job, people will try almost anything in order to get themselves noticed by a potential employer. This can lead people to somewhat extreme (and often ill advised) measures which, well intended as they are, can have a detrimental effect on their prospects for employment – just check out some of […]

4 positive ways to approach job redundancy

Redundancy. However you look at it, at first glance it’s not the best word to throw in someone’s direction. Say ‘redundancy’ and watch people squirm. However, post the ‘crikey is this actually happening’ moment and there are (and I write from experience) a few positive and possibly life affirming moments that you can take from […]

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Creative College Degrees

For those who are interested in degrees other than the norm, you’ll find a great variety of degrees in the arts and humanities. The variety of degrees available help you to find the best possible career path for the artistically inclined. Degrees in art, sculpture, painting, music and acting are just a few of the […]

How to Handle a Telephone Interview

Whether it’s with a recruitment agency or an employer directly, these days it’s becoming increasingly common for the initial stages of the recruitment process to be done by telephone. Sometimes it’s for cost reasons, other times it’s simply to help with the initial screening of candidates. Whatever the reason for a telephone interview, the critical […]

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