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The Super 8 – TheEmployable check out The Shell Young Entrepreneurs of the Year finalists…

And I can tell you….that this year’s winner…..in no particular order….is not…… Next Tuesday, the 8th November, 8 Super ideas will stand in front of a panel of respected judges to do their final pitch….The next  day, in front of a packed live audience, the winner will be announced. No, it’s not some new reality […]

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 […]

Champion of the Teenage Entrepreneur – TheEmployable speaks with Claire Young

Ever since her time as a finalist on The Apprentice, Claire Young has been working tirelessly at promoting enterprise and innovation amongst Britain’s young people. With initiatives like Girls Out Loud where she motivates and encourages teenage girls to make the most out of their lives and also School Speakers where she provides UK schools with […]

The 99p Entrepreneur

Once upon a time, dropping out of university or college was frowned upon. The view was that if you stayed on, got a good degree, you would get a good job. However as thousands of graduates will currently attest to, this is not automatically the case any more. Many of the most successful businesses we […]

A brighter future – how you can help change things…

Contrary to what most of the media would have us believe, it’s not all gloom and doom out there. It’s very easy to moan and whinge and complain and rant , but it doesn’t really change anything does it? It doesn’t get you anywhere. So, in a bid to create a bit more positivity, we […]

‘Having Vision’ – Guest Blogger Dubem Menakaya talks up the forgotten quality….

‘They say anything’s possible, you gotta dream like you never seen obstacles’ – J Cole What are the qualities that make people successful? Hardwork? Perseverance? Passion? No doubt these are traits which are rightly attributed to successful people, like the young entrepreneurs featured on this site. However there is one quality which is often undervalued and […]

Why Wait? Companies Founded by Those Still Studying

You might think that university is a time to study, meet new people, and enjoy the last remaining years before joining the busy working world. However, there are thousands of young, driven individuals who see this time as a launch pad to a successful entrepreneurial career. Granted, your time is limited by various obligations, but […]

Interested in telling your startup story?

Interested in telling your startup story?  Startacus -TheEmployable’s’ new platform for the self-starter is getting close to launch!  A key feature on the site will be to give early stage companies and Startacus members, the chance to tell their story – what they are doing and what they are looking to achieve – a one-on-one […]

Housebites – How they are reinventing the takeaway….

We’ve all been there – not in the mood to cook and deciding that tonight it has to be takeaway. So we dig out the pizza menu , the local Indian or the Chinese menu – it very rarely gets more adventurous than that. Until now that is. Launched earlier this year, Housebites offers restaurant […]

Angel Delight – A guide to top Angel investors

We all know who the Dragons Den Investors are don’t we? Willing to Invest their own money in exchange for business capital…. However from 1st time Entrepreneurs to seasoned startup and business professionals, you don’t need to appear on TV and deal with the lights and camera’s to get the action of some much needed business […]

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