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Looking out for Graduate Schemes

Looking out for Graduate Schemes The current job climate requires that little extra to get ahead in life and things like internships, though good, do have their limits. Anybody graduating from university needs to be getting the correct training, whilst being paid at the same time and the likes of internships certainly don’t pay (most […]

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 […]

Talented designer or artist ? This competition is for you…

Do you have the potential to be one of the best talents in the digital art world and want to be “discovered”? Well… this exciting new competition should interest you… Discovering the best of the best creative talents, was the key focus when Designboom and INFINITI recently launched their international design competition, with various themes, and […]

The Not-Quite-Working Girl – Seven months and counting…

Jenna is our newest Guest Writer, and will be writing a series of diary themed posts from the perspective of a recent Graduate facing the challenges and potential opportunities of the current job market. We look forward to reading Jenna’s posts and I hope you do too…. The Not-Quite-Working Girl – Seven months and counting… […]

Career opportunities for fresh Graduates

After finishing university almost every one of us faces the fact that the scheme ‘enter college→ keep your grades high→ obtain a prestigious diploma→ accept one of the job offers’ has nothing to do with the harsh reality and successful graduation doesn’t guarantee any employment prospects. Today it is almost self-evident that your marketable major […]

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 […]

The Not-Quite-Working-Girl….(what the future holds)

Jenna Birk, NEET statistic, started writing a guest blog for TheEmployable, last month. After 7 months of ‘unemployment’ Jenna was determined to keep thinking positively & had explored loads of options on how she could change her employment status…So we are happy to report that Jenna, has some exciting news to share with us all…. […]

Post Graduation options – taking a GAP year…

Post Graduation options – taking a GAP year… One of the obvious alternatives to finding immediate employment after University is the GAP year. Apparently the “year out” or GAP year first became a popular option in the UK in the 1960’s (what a surprise!), However, take away the image of loads of middle class Grads […]

Finding a Graduate Program – the what, how, where and why’s

A Graduate Program, graduate scheme, or post Graduation position – call it what you like – over the last few years the competition and availability of such graduate programs has become harder to find and even harder to even get short listed for. However they still do exist, and in their 1000’s, so TheEmployable, took […]

Guest Blog by Adzuna “Getting a 1st or a 2:1 worth over 300k over working life”

Degree results matter: Getting a First or 2:1 worth £300,000 over working life!! After Adzuna.co.uk, a comprehensive search engine for job ads, based in London, contacted The Employable, and asked if we could detail their graduate research findings on http://theemployable.com we were delighted to help. According to analysis conducted by job search engine Adzuna.co.uk, graduates with a 2:2 or […]

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