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The Busy Worker’s Guide to Applying to MBA Programs

You already know that earning a degree – bachelor’s, master’s, whatever – will hopefully take you amazing places in your career. You probably already know that MBA degrees specifically are designed to help those eager for careers in business accelerate their success, reaching higher-level management positions faster than they might through brute force in the workplace. […]

Top 5 Tips for New Graduates

The long hard slog may be over…the degree is finally in your hands, but for many graduates the hardest task of all is about to begin. Entering a pretty tough jobs market in such a challenging economic climate is not something to look forward to. Add that to the daily media onslaught of gloom and […]

Post Graduation options – taking a GAP year…

Post Graduation options – taking a GAP year… One of the obvious alternatives to finding immediate employment after University is the GAP year. Apparently the “year out” or GAP year first became a popular option in the UK in the 1960’s (what a surprise!), However, take away the image of loads of middle class Grads […]

How to become an air traffic controller

For some, it’s their dream job but for others, their worst nightmare – the role of air traffic controller is not without its pleasures, but is surely one of the most highly intense and stressful of widely available careers. We are all familiar with their role in aviation… they schedule and guide the takeoff and […]

Tips for getting the most from a recruitment agency

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, the traditional recruitment agency is here to stay. Be it for temporary work, contract positions or permanent roles, recruitment agencies recruit on behalf of organisations for all types of roles and disciplines. Therefore with this in mind, it’s best to make sure that if you are going to use a […]

Focus on Learning Skills that Make You Employable

Entering the job market is no easy task, especially when the competition is stiff. The sad fact is that there are more people looking for work than there are positions available so if you want to land the perfect job, one with a future, you need to focus on learning skills that will make you […]

3 Awesome Questions to Ask the Interviewer – A Guest post by Aimee Bateman of careercake.com

You have (hopefully) answered all the interviewers’ questions perfectly and it’s your chance to ask the questions. I have spent nearly every day, of the last 10 years, interviewing people for various clients. I promised I would eventually write a book which includes all the random/funny/crazy questions I get asked, but for now I am […]

How to deal with Layoffs on your Resume

Michael Davis is a career counselor with more than 25 years of experience in private practice. Here he gives TheEmployable 8 of his top tips on dealing with layoffs on your resume.. Thousands of workers are laid off each year. The good news is that a past blemish doesn’t have to ruin your future prospects. […]

How to Become a Typist

You would be forgiven for imagining, that pretty much anyone who is proficient in the use of a keyboard could make a successful application for a typist position…but you’d be wrong. Whilst of course, typing prowess is a major component of what makes a good typist, there are many more things which need to be […]

How to become an Anaesthetist

We tend to look at anaesthetists in two very different lights. On the one hand they are the blessed deliverers of pain soothing medications and on the other they are the last face you see before being dragged into the uncertain depths of a medically induced coma.  But whatever way you look at them, there […]

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