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Talented designer or artist ? This competition is for you…

Do you have the potential to be one of the best talents in the digital art world and want to be “discovered”? Well… this exciting new competition should interest you… Discovering the best of the best creative talents, was the key focus when Designboom and INFINITI recently launched their international design competition, with various themes, and […]

Top CV Tips for “Older Jobseekers.”

There can be no denying that the economic situation has had an extremely detrimental impact on the ability of younger people and graduates to get jobs.  It’s difficult all round – they may have the qualifications but not the required work experience and proven abilities in a commercial working environment. But what about those who […]

Top CV Mistakes You Should Avoid….

Top CV mistakes You should avoid… You can spend hours, days even creating what you feel is the perfect CV and then you send it off in the hope that your CV is going to stand out amongst all the other applications that the employer or recruiter receives. And perhaps it will stand out – […]

Hireland – Kickstarting Job Creation in Ireland

At TheEmployable we love hearing all about people and projects that are striving to address the issues that matter – the economic, environmental, social and cultural issues. One such project that has recently really impressed us is Hireland. Hireland is a new initiative aimed at encouraging job creation for Ireland’s skilled unemployed and was launched just […]

How to Answer “Why should we hire you? TheEmployable Interview Tips

“Why should we hire you?” Hmmm let me think for a little while!  The reality is that every question you are asked at interview is asked with the sole aim of determining whether or not you should get the job. The questions are all asked to help the interviewer build up a picture of you […]

Better Company Atmosphere or Higher Paying Job, that’s the question? Guest post by Susanna Cha

This is a guest post by Susanna Cha, currently writing on behalf of Guardian Jobs. Find graduate jobs in education, public sector, charity, marketing, arts and heritage, and social housing and care on Guardian Jobs. Better Company Atmosphere or Higher Paying Job, that’s the question? Difficult decision, right? I thought so too. Before going into this, I would like to […]

Could you be The UK’s next “Green Entrepreneur?” – If so, this is for you….

Got an idea for an innovative “Green” business? Well, the Berti Green Accelerator should be of interest to you. Each year the Berti Green Accelerator programme, which is supported by James Caan’s Hamilton Bradshaw Impact Partners (HBIP), will search for 3 successful low carbon businesses to award 6 months of business support from HBIP and […]

Getting the most out of a recruitment agency as a job seeker

Dear Job-seeker,  Getting the most from the recruitment agency you decide to use is often not a simple process. With the market place saturated with good candidates, and not too many jobs, please find below our ‘insiders guide’ to getting the most out of your recruitment agency experience! Please report back, any conflicting stories you have […]

3 reasons why being made redundant is a good thing – by Beth Reacher

Being made redundant can be a dark time; emotions such as fear, anxiety and depression can all  too easily take over. It’s not surprising when were preened from an early age to associate our self worth with having a good honest job. When it’s suddenly pulled away from us we can have a full on […]

The Super 8 – TheEmployable check out The Shell Young Entrepreneurs of the Year finalists…

And I can tell you….that this year’s winner…..in no particular order….is not…… Next Tuesday, the 8th November, 8 Super ideas will stand in front of a panel of respected judges to do their final pitch….The next  day, in front of a packed live audience, the winner will be announced. No, it’s not some new reality […]

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