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Working your way into the IT industry – A guest post

Working your way into the IT industry… In this world of double-dip recessions and general tough going, it’s always going to be nice to know you’re in a safe industry, one where you can feel secure and the IT industry is one example of this. Almost every business needs some element of computer support and […]

No Interview Preparation? Here’s what you should do.

Of course the best way to avoid finding yourself in this unenviable situation is to actually complete some prior interview preparation. However we are very aware of people’s tendency to ‘wing it’, and whilst we would strongly advise against such a dare-devil approach to job seeking, it is only fair that we offer a few […]

Top New Job Boards – TheEmployable countdown

We all have our favourite job boards that we use to search for jobs online. But the online jobs market is a saturated place, and many of the big sites often flatter to deceive. With this in mind we wanted to take a look at some of the new pretenders that are currently hitting the online […]

Top Recruitment Websites 2015

Everyone loves a list and when job-seeking there’s nothing more handy than a list of top recruitment websites to help you to search all the relevant places to find a job. So bingo, here at TheEmployable we’ve listed our (in our opinion) top recruitment websites for you to search and apply for jobs that are […]

Dealing with discrimination when applying for a job

Securing the job you want is always difficult, particularly in the current economic climate where competition for places is high. That said, applicants should at the very least be able to expect a level playing field when being considered for a position, but sadly this is not always the case. The Equality Act 2010 seeks […]

Why a Skills Course Could Help You Get the Job You Want

If all your job applications end at the interview stage, perhaps you should consider an interview skills course. When you’re looking for a job, it can be very disheartening when you’re rejected time after time and you’re not entirely sure why. It could be for a variety of reasons, from your CV to your interview. […]

5 Ways to Get the Most out of a Job Fair

They may be organised by your local jobcentre, Chamber of Commerce or even university, but regardless of the organiser, the thinking behind them is the same – to connect job-seekers with employers. What are we referring to? The job fair of course. If you are being truly proactive with your job search and there is […]

How to Become a Marketing Executive

How to Become a Marketing Executive? Well here’s handy tips to help you on your way… There are very few sectors which are as diverse or dynamic as Marketing. Its influence can be felt in almost all aspects of our lives and is so ever present around us that we are often oblivious to it. […]

A Chat With Southend’s 60 Minute Mentor Programme

Last week we were delighted to report on an ambitious programme being delivered by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council which is helping students within the area to discover and learn about the career opportunities that are open to them. The 60 Minute Mentor Programme utilises the skills and experience of local businesses and organisations who play an […]

Job Search – the other things to consider…

The Job Search…job hunt…searching for a job…whatever way you say it, sometimes when you spend so much time job searching it is hard to find the wood for the trees. In this economic climate it has become more a case of ‘get a job’ rather than choosing a career. Whilst TheEmployable appreciates that many of […]

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