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5 Reasons to Work While at College — Apart from Needing the Money

For young people who want to have a better chance at landing a job or starting a business, college is the way to go. Statistics in the US show that having at least some college is better than working right after high school. At the same time, however, future students are faced with the hard, […]

How to Become – Career Directory

How to Become Career Directory Here at the Employable we have created lots of ‘how to become a’ guides and compiled them all into this career directory for your convenience. “When I grow up I want to be a Tinker, a Tailor…a candlestick maker!” When you are young, your career options change from ice cream […]

Basic Tips on Using Jobs Boards Properly

Although online jobs boards are convenient and an absolute must these days, many jobseekers do not use them as well as they possibly could. Rather than bombard you all with examples of how, we’ve instead put together some basic tips on using jobs boards properly that should hopefully help. Choose the right boards Let’s face […]

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 […]

The Game Inspired CV

Let’s face it. One would imagine that when it comes to a CV, employers and recruiters have probably seen it all – the good, the bad and the perhaps occasionally ugly.  However every once in a while a CV comes along which is truly unique – a CV showing real creativity and ingenuity and which […]

5 Career Options for Horse Lovers

Any keen equestrian would probably tell you that they would relish the opportunity to shape their love of everything equine into a career. Luckily, there are plenty of career options out there for those that want to spend all day in the stables – and beyond! Veterinarian Probably the most glaringly obvious selection on this […]

Great Websites for Job Seekers

At TheEmployable, we have set ourselves the mission of helping everyone to realise their employment potential and have work lives that are as fulfilled and rewarding as possible. Whether it’s through CV advice, employment law, career guides, interview tips, or the latest jobs related news, we always put our best foot forward in making sure […]

Is Social Media Stopping You Landing A Dream Job? – A guest post…

Is Social Media Stopping You Landing A Dream Job? By now, we’ve all heard the horror stories about employees that have posted inappropriate things about their job or boss on Facebook or Twitter, and have wound up getting fired over it. Similarly, we’re all well aware of the ways in which social media can aid […]

Plumbing – Is it the Career for You?

Plumbing is a hands-on trade, but more than just labour. The work is varied, dealing with water, gas, and heating on different kinds of properties. It takes time to get into the trade and you have to know the work will be right for you ahead of time. We’ve put together some things to consider […]

What is an Apprenticeship?

‘Apprenticeship’ is a word that has become commonplace in the media over the past few years, and especially during the recent general election campaigns.  As the country struggles to come to terms with the end of recession there has been a new-found interest apprenticeships born from a determination to improve job prospects, reduce levels of […]


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