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6 ways to become more employable in 2015

As we reach the end of 2014 and we look back on the jobs market in 2014 – one thing is for sure – it’s been okay. In previous years we’ve written similar “How to become more employable” articles and indeed we may / or may not repeat some of the key themes we’ve previously […]

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 […]

Finding a Graduate Program – the what, how, where and why’s

A Graduate Program, graduate scheme, or post Graduation position – call it what you like – over the last few years the competition and availability of such graduate programs has become harder to find and even harder to even get short listed for. However they still do exist, and in their 1000’s, so TheEmployable, took […]

Keep Calm and Employ Me!

Over the past year or so, some jobseekers have resorted to ever more creative ways to find employment. We’ve featured many of them right here – from Philippe Dubost and his Amazon CV through to Adam Pacitti and his billboard. Well, in the last couple of weeks, another jobseeker has decided to take yet another […]

Where could your degree take you?

Whether you are coming to the end of your three years of study or are still at high school or college and only just choosing which university to go to, you want to have an idea of where your degree could take you. It’s possible that you are considering embarking on a degree because the […]

8 Tips For Turning Your Internship Into A Full Time Job Offer

Kick-starting your dream career in today’s job market can be tough. It’s a highly competitive world out there, and it’s becoming more difficult with each passing day for job-seekers and recent graduates to get their foot in the door of their dream career. That’s where internships come in. An internship offers the perfect opportunity to […]

Just Graduated? 5 tips on post University Job searching

Okay – we’ve all been there. We work (and play) hard for three to four years and then wham – we finish university and graduate – hooray! Then, unless you have already got a post graduate placement or apprenticeship arranged, the reality of what suddenly becomes ‘unemployment’ strikes! With this in mind, we’ve highlighted 5 […]

4 Ways Working Abroad Can Make You More Employable

Given the highly competitive nature of the British job market, it’s no surprise individuals are doing whatever they can to get ahead of the competition. Whether it’s further education, extra training, unpaid internships or volunteer positions, we’ll do it — as long as it means standing out from the crowd and getting closer to that […]

5 Great careers you can still have if you don’t get into university

5 Great careers you can still have if you don’t get into university? When you are at school or college, it can sometimes feel that your future happiness and success rests entirely upon a few hours spent within an examination hall.  You would be forgiven for thinking that if you fail to get onto the […]

Graduating this summer? What happens next….

So, it’s coming up to that time of year again for many. Final exams lie ahead, followed by hopefully good results and then the long awaited graduation. But what happens next? For many students the last few years may have simply flown by without them having to spend much time thinking about the future. First […]

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