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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Where could your degree take you?

Whether you are coming to the end of your three years of study or are still at high school or college and only just choosing which university to go to, you want to have an idea of where your degree could take you. It’s possible that you are considering embarking on a degree because the […]

How to become a Financial Advisor

It’s one of those jobs that we hear mentioned all the time but maybe don’t fully understand what it is or what one actually does. In a nutshell, a financial advisor helps their clients choose financial products and services such as investments, mortgages, pensions and insurance. It is a pretty broad term and financial advisers […]

How to Become a Civil Engineer

How to Become a Civil Engineer ‘Civil engineer’ is a term which encompasses many activities across a wide range of work environments. On the most basic level a civil engineer is a professional who is involved in the design, construction and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment…but as always, it’s much more complicated […]

Improve your Employability – Learn a Language

Improve your Employability – Learn a Language!! In the global marketplace in which we live, the ability to speak another language is a skill which can certainly go some way towards improving your employability. In fact, when working in recruitment, we often found that sourcing candidates with proven abilities in a second language was one […]


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