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#TheEmployable Artist in Residence #Artist No 2. Rebecca Lowes

We gratefully introduce our 2nd Artist in Residence, Rebecca Lowes, who profiles her work below and also gives us a rundown on her inspirations, achievements & plans for the future. Rebecca is a final year student at the University of Central Lancashire. Tell us a bit about your design / art background so far… I have […]

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 […]

5 of the Most Creative CVs Ever

We all know that the jobs market is pretty challenging and competitive at the moment and that there are hundreds, in fact sometimes thousands of people all vying for the same jobs. Ensuring that your CV gets noticed by the employer or recruiter is an absolute must. In fact we’ve covered all sorts of ways […]

Exploring a Career in Architecture

The more creative kind of individual likes to have a job that will guarantee original challenges and engaging tasks throughout their career and there are few roles that can fully appease this type of person. One industry that can, however, is architecture. There are plenty of outlets for a job in architecture, which include private […]

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 […]

The CV that’s making headline news…

The CV that’s making headline news… As we all know, the job market is still pretty challenging and that’s probably the primary reason why many jobseekers are seemingly going to extreme lengths in order to stand out. For those jobseekers in particular, a CV is not just a standard 2 page document outlining all their […]

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4 Techniques for Unlocking Your Creative Potential

It happens to everyone; you are called upon to give a presentation, head up a new project, or write an article for your company’s blog and you find yourself at a total loss for an idea or inspiration. Everyone has hidden reserves of creativity; the problem lies in unlocking it and this is especially true […]

Which hobbies help your employability?

Which hobbies help your employability? When it comes to that little space marked ‘hobbies and interests’ at the bottom of your CV or job application, the vast majority of us are tempted to absentmindedly list a few generic, unexciting pastimes, simply to fill up the white space on the page. “What on earth have my […]

The Extreme Jobhunter

Here at The Employable, we’ve featured quite a few innovative and creative jobseekers over the last year or so – from those creating quirky CVs through to those creating direct marketing campaigns. They’ve all got one thing in common though – they want prospective employers to sit up and take notice. And let’s face it, […]

The One-Week Job Project

So you’re working as a Retail Manager, you have an accident and have to take a bit of time off. What do you do next? Go back to your old job once you’ve recovered? Well…that’s more than likely what most of us would do. However, it’s not at all what one Cornwall man decided to […]

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