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Career opportunities for fresh Graduates

After finishing university almost every one of us faces the fact that the scheme ‘enter college→ keep your grades high→ obtain a prestigious diploma→ accept one of the job offers’ has nothing to do with the harsh reality and successful graduation doesn’t guarantee any employment prospects. Today it is almost self-evident that your marketable major […]

Studying for an MBA – Things to Consider

A Masters of Business Administration qualification might not be a career maker or breaker, but it might just be what you need to make the next step in your career. Note that we say ‘next’. An MBA is not an entry-level qualification to be undertaken by those who have yet to build up any business […]

5 Ways to fill a Gap Year

If you’ve been thinking of taking a Gap Year before you embark on the next stage of your career journey, it’s pretty much a given that you should plan how you spend it well in advance. Virtually all employers these days will expect that time out to have been time well spent. In an employer’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

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