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How to become a Market Researcher

Back in the day, many moons ago, young me, my sister and my folks were asked to participate in some market research for a cheese spread company who wanted to try out some new cheese spread flavours on the general public; Cheese and Bacon in a toothpaste style tube springs to mind. It was a […]

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 […]

Top Tips for Panel Interviews

TheEmployable’s Top Tips for Panel Interviews… For many of us, hearing that we are facing a panel interview can immediately fill us with fear, dread and trepidation. For some reason, facing a group of people is so much more daunting than facing one interviewer on their own. However, like all interviews, with the right preparation […]

5 Things you shouldn’t say in an interview

Here’s 5 Things you shouldn’t say in an interview… Picture the scene… You’ve been running around for weeks, maybe even months doing everything you can to try and get yourself an interview for your dream job.  You have given your CV a meticulous makeover, bought a brand new “I’d be amazing at this job” suit, practiced interview […]

The Not-Quite-Working Girl – Seven months and counting…

Jenna is our newest Guest Writer, and will be writing a series of diary themed posts from the perspective of a recent Graduate facing the challenges and potential opportunities of the current job market. We look forward to reading Jenna’s posts and I hope you do too…. The Not-Quite-Working Girl – Seven months and counting… […]

Relocating for your career

There can be many a reason for the need to relocate, but the most common cause is tends to be job related; your company could be on the move, you may have been given a promotion which is located in another part of the country or you may have started with a totally new company. […]

How to become a butcher

Perhaps not the most glamourous of careers, yet butchery has a rich and varied history which compensates abundantly for its less, shall we say, alluring aspects.   This truly ancient career traces its roots back to when humans first began to domesticate animals and the organised slaughter and subsequent preparation of livestock became so common […]

Should you feel guilty for returning to work after having children?

Whether to return to work straight after having children is a decision that many women battle with. For some women, the answer is plain and simple. If you have the luxury of being financially stable or have a partner who is willing to continue working, then it is much easier to be a stay-at-home mom. […]

The Truth About Social Work

When the phrase “social work” is mentioned, what comes to mind? Is it meddling government employees taking away children from innocent families? Or is it highly trained and educated professionals working in private practice? One of these images is a myth while the other is reality. Sadly, the two are often confused for one another. […]

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