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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 […]

How to Get Out of Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt can accumulate more quickly than you expected, thanks to the high interest rates that come with these loans. And if you’re going to school full-time and you aren’t working at all, it can be impossible to start paying off your loans while you’re in school, so you’ll inevitably find that your debt […]

Four ways an education makes for a great employee

Four ways an education makes for a great employee Whether you’re a small business looking for the perfect candidate to slip into a role in your office, or are a fresh-faced graduate looking to enter the workplace, it can really pay to recognise the benefits of an education. Employers should be able to recognise key […]

Graduating this summer? What happens next….

So, it’s coming up to that time of year again for many. Final exams lie ahead, followed by hopefully good results and then the long awaited graduation. But what happens next? For many students the last few years may have simply flown by without them having to spend much time thinking about the future. First […]

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 […]

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… […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Graduate Jobs – TheEmployable lowdown

Graduate Jobs – TheEmployable lowdown  For the last year we have posted copious amounts of articles that are either helpful to Graduates, specifically written for Graduates looking for Graduates jobs, or just those wanted to consider their post Graduation career opportunities. Yes, the jobs market is still really tough and graduate jobs, or any job for […]

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