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The advantages and disadvantages of the networking meetup

The advantages and disadvantages of the networking meetup… The Chamber of Commerce. Breakfast clubs. Speed Networking. The handshakes. The smiles. The small talk….I for one, am not the best fan of the networking groups or meetups that you are ‘encouraged’ to go to as part of your job. But some people must love them, as […]

Thinking of becoming self employed? We’d love to help…

Thinking of becoming self employed?  Back in August when we first revealed our sister site, Startacus, the “self start society”  to you all, we mentioned that we were still busy beavering away at another part of the site. Well…the good news…no…actually amazing news is that we can now let you guys all see the fruits […]

Interested in self employment? Ideas wanted

Interested in self employment? **Ideas wanted** 4 months ago, our sister site, Startacus – the self start society launched. TheEmployable, always keen to highlight social impact initiatives, thought it was only fair (yes slightly opportunist too!) to let you know that the collaboration and ideas section to the site will launch in the next week […]

It’s Social Media Week – So what is it & whats it to you?

Today marks the 1st day of Social Media Week, a now Global event that will feature around 1000, mostly free events globally and in 20 different cities. Reflecting the global impact of social media– and its role as a catalyst in driving economic, cultural, political and social change– Social Media Week is one of the world’s […]

Co-Working Spaces – The Why, The What and The Where

We’ve written previously all about Places and Spaces that you can go to help transform that startup dream into a reality. Check out our posts on Business Incubators and Accelerator Programmes here and here.  But what if you want something a little less formal, if you’re at the idea stage or if you simply want […]

Startup of The Week – Volpen

They say we all have a book in us and I guess the growing popularity of projects like Nanowrimo over the last few years is testament to that. For many of us though, our book writing exploits may start with the best intentions, but perhaps a few pages in, either apathy, writers’ block or “real life” […]

“Making music, with everyone” – The Employable talks Bandhack with entrepreneur Andrew Ferris

According to the late Steve Jobs, “the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” One person who truly proves this to be true is Northern Ireland based entrepreneur, Andrew Ferris , Co-Founder of independent record label Smalltown America. His genuine passion for music, innate entrepreneurial spirit and forward thinking attitude […]


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