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Better Company Atmosphere or Higher Paying Job, that’s the question? Guest post by Susanna Cha

This is a guest post by Susanna Cha, currently writing on behalf of Guardian Jobs. Find graduate jobs in education, public sector, charity, marketing, arts and heritage, and social housing and care on Guardian Jobs. Better Company Atmosphere or Higher Paying Job, that’s the question? Difficult decision, right? I thought so too. Before going into this, I would like to […]

“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 […]

CV Tips for Older Jobseekers

Finding a job can be a daunting prospect for anyone but if you are a more mature jobseeker, it may seem even more so. With lots of initiatives and projects aimed at the young unemployed, it can often seem that the older jobseeker is forgotten about. Not here however! At The Employable we aim to […]

What do I do if I think I have been unfairly dismissed?

Losing your job can be a stressful and upsetting experience whatever the circumstances. If you feel you have been unfairly dismissed it can be even worse but there may be steps you can take. If you need advice, you can visit an advice service like the Citizens Advice Bureau, consult your union if you belong […]

Choosing a career- What to do when you haven’t got a clue!

Choosing a career- What to do when you haven’t got a clue! When we are young we are led to believe an age old myth “work hard and you will have a great career”… it is a belief which sadly (and often quite swiftly) evaporates upon leaving school/university/college and entering the ‘real world’. That is […]

Not getting to interview stage? TheEmployable’s Top Tips to change that…

Not getting to interview stage? TheEmployable’s Top Tips to change that… In the last few years in particular, when working in commercial recruitment, we often spoke to candidates who said: “ I’ve applied for loads of jobs and haven’t even had one interview.” They told stories of sending off sometimes hundreds of CVs and application […]

Top tips for graduates – how to succeed in life!

Taking a look at the news this week, it’s hard not to get carried away by the stream of economic despair that again seems to be hitting the UK. UK unemployment rises again, talk of double dip recession…again, youth unemployment up….again, business closures and redundancies….again; the déjà vu of this never ending recession hits again. Having […]

“Business” – Do you have a corporate social responsibility policy on combatting Youth Unemployment?

When we first thought of TheEmployable, we were in the midst of redundancy from our jobs in (ironically) recruitment. At the time, like most people, who probably go through redundancy (that isn’t voluntary) there are certain parts of the process that you wish were handled more smoothly and with a slightly more personable approach. One […]

5 Ways to fill Gaps on your CV

If you’ve been looking for a job for a while, chances are you are starting to build a sizeable gap on your CV. You may be treating your job search as a job in itself but that really can’t be added to your CV as an explanation of what you’ve been doing since you last […]

How to Handle a Job Fair

If you’re actively job-seeking, you’ll no doubt be keeping your eyes and ears peeled for job fairs in your local area. Whether a fair is organised by a university or a job centre, the purpose is the same – it’s a direct way for job-seekers to connect and engage directly with employers and recruiters. If […]

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