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“Work is in the heart and in the head!” The psychology of Work and working…

Whatever a region’s employment rate, work, or the lack of it, has always played a significant role in human society. Since the beginning of time work has been a means of earning a living, of filling our time or of giving purpose to our lives. We tend to identify people by their job, as when […]

Improve your Employability – Start Volunteering

Improve your Employability – Start Volunteering! There can be no denying that the current jobs market is a challenging one. With so many people applying for every position that gets advertised, it is essential that you do your utmost to ensure that your application stands out. It may be difficult though to make your application […]

How you can use your best asset – your skills!

At TheEmployable we truly believe that everyone should be valued, “employed” or not. We all have skills, knowledge and experience that are worthwhile and valuable and which if used to their full potential can help us all make a difference in our lives. Our skills are probably our biggest assets. And in these, shall we […]

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 […]

Where could your degree take you?

Whether you are coming to the end of your three years of study or are still at high school or college and only just choosing which university to go to, you want to have an idea of where your degree could take you. It’s possible that you are considering embarking on a degree because the […]

Improve Your Employability – Develop your I.T Skills

Improve Your Employability – Develop your I.T Skills Improve skills! No matter what career or sector you choose to work in, there can be no denying that technology will have a part to play. And as technology is such an ever changing and dynamic sector, there is a constant need for us all to keep […]

5 Ways to Improve your Employability

With more and more people applying for every job that gets advertised, it’s more important than ever to make sure that your CV and application stands out. After all, you want an employer to be in no doubt that you are a candidate worth shortlisting, interviewing and hopefully employing. So how can you convince them? Well […]

Improve your Employability – Learn a Language

Improve your Employability – Learn a Language!! In the global marketplace in which we live, the ability to speak another language is a skill which can certainly go some way towards improving your employability. In fact, when working in recruitment, we often found that sourcing candidates with proven abilities in a second language was one […]

The CV – Your Shop Window.

Having spent the last number of years in commercial recruitment and before that in HR, I have seen my fair share of CVs. I have read them , corrected them, rewritten them and at times had to shred them. ( Sorry…but it’s true.) When I opened the post or my inbox on any given day, […]

Volunteering Benefits

Volunteering Benefits As charities and community organisations galore can testify, volunteering is an amazing and rewarding way to help other people.  However, it is also a fantastic way to help yourself – after all, it can significantly boost your employability. Since it’s National Volunteers’ Week once again, we therefore thought it would be quite appropriate and […]

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