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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Just Graduated? 5 tips on post University Job searching

Okay – we’ve all been there. We work (and play) hard for three to four years and then wham – we finish university and graduate – hooray! Then, unless you have already got a post graduate placement or apprenticeship arranged, the reality of what suddenly becomes ‘unemployment’ strikes! With this in mind, we’ve highlighted 5 […]

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 […]

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… […]

What to Consider When Looking at Colleges

Choosing the right school is a big and often complex decision. While the transfer option exists for a reason, most of the time it’s best to get it right the first time and avoid all the hassle and paperwork (and moving!). If you (or your son or daughter) are entering your senior year in high […]

Master’s Degrees: Is It Where You Go or What You Study?

Master’s Degrees:  Is It Where You Go or What You Study? Thousands of master’s degree candidates, whether they are enrolled in online mph programs or other types of programs, wrestle with the issue of if it is exactly where they attend school or what they choose to study. The answer, as you might expect, is […]

Top 5 Tips for New Graduates

The long hard slog may be over…the degree is finally in your hands, but for many graduates the hardest task of all is about to begin. Entering a pretty tough jobs market in such a challenging economic climate is not something to look forward to. Add that to the daily media onslaught of gloom and […]

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