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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 […]

Top 5 Alternative Tips for the Proactive Jobseeker..

Top 5 Alternative Tips for the Proactive Jobseeker… The problem with job-seeking is that  aside from doing many of the obvious things, after you have covered all the usual job-seeking techniques, you are left with the repetition, of doing many of the same things, over and over again to try and find employment. With this […]

5 Ways to fill a Gap Year

If you’ve been thinking of taking a Gap Year before you embark on the next stage of your career journey, it’s pretty much a given that you should plan how you spend it well in advance. Virtually all employers these days will expect that time out to have been time well spent. In an employer’s […]

How to Organise Your Job Search – The Employable’s Basic Top Tips…

Looking for a job is both a time consuming and often frustrating exercise. From hours spent trawling online jobs boards, to time spent sending off CVs and completing application forms and then perhaps never even getting as much as an acknowledgement in response from the agency or employer. And the longer you look for a […]

Great jobs around the world

People who look to plan their career out often have a dream of working abroad and are already looking for opportunities to do so. However, there are some who hope to do the same, but don’t know exactly what field offers such chances to ply a trade outside of their native country. There are plenty […]

Networking secrets & pitfalls… A guest post by Author & Entrepreneur Patrick Powers…

Networking is probably one of the most misunderstood and underrated skills. Some people think it’s just about mingling and some people think it’s about getting a chance to get in front of someone they can sell to. But this completely wrong and the latter is extremely counter productive. Done the correct way networking is probably […]

4 reasons why taking your holiday entitlement is important

Last year Richard Branson came out with a bold idea for those employees working for his personal group – they could take as much holiday leave as they liked or thought they could afford to take in order to perform their work duties throughout the year. Admittedly not all employers are as generous, and whilst […]

Worried about Claiming Against My Employer

Because jobs are so scarce, employees tend to be genuinely grateful to businesses for employing them. This creates a miasma of loyalty, which makes workers feel uneasy, when they’re considering claiming against their employer. As an employee, your employer is legally obliged to create a safe working environment. If you find yourself with a personal […]

Attending a Jobs Fair? The Employable’s Top Tips….

Attending a Jobs Fair? If you are looking for a job at the moment, it is likely that you have tried all the usual routes – the online job sites, the newspapers and perhaps speculatively contacting companies directly.One other route though which can be worthwhile considering is the Jobs Fair. In your area these may be […]

Underused Job Hunt Techniques: How to Take the Road Less Travelled…

When we conjure up an image of an employable job seeker trying to hunt down an opportunity, the scene that comes to our mind’s eye will usually be of a solitary figure, sat amid a pile of jobs listings, or else scrolling through the almost endless number of jobs sites to be found on the […]


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