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Dragons Den – the ones that got away…..

Aah… Dragons’ Den – how we love it – the “acceptable” face of reality TV. We all love sitting there, cup of tea in hand, watching as someone explains how they have invested the last 10 years and their entire life savings in some bizarre product or service . We cringe when they are asked […]

The Game Inspired CV

Let’s face it. One would imagine that when it comes to a CV, employers and recruiters have probably seen it all – the good, the bad and the perhaps occasionally ugly.  However every once in a while a CV comes along which is truly unique – a CV showing real creativity and ingenuity and which […]

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 CV that’s making headline news…

The CV that’s making headline news… As we all know, the job market is still pretty challenging and that’s probably the primary reason why many jobseekers are seemingly going to extreme lengths in order to stand out. For those jobseekers in particular, a CV is not just a standard 2 page document outlining all their […]

5 of the Most Creative CVs Ever

We all know that the jobs market is pretty challenging and competitive at the moment and that there are hundreds, in fact sometimes thousands of people all vying for the same jobs. Ensuring that your CV gets noticed by the employer or recruiter is an absolute must. In fact we’ve covered all sorts of ways […]

Top 5 sites for Inspiring Startups

So you’ve decided you want to be your own boss. You want to start your own business. You might already have a concept, an idea, a business model and therefore it is simply a matter of doing your research and then getting on with creating a business plan and seeing where it takes you. But what […]

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 […]

The pub accepting Snapchat applications only

Loathed as we are to admit it, when ‘Snapchat’ first bound onto the scene a couple of years ago, it was our firm belief that it was no more than a simple fad – a flash in the pan of technology of little or no use to anyone that would disappear down the plughole of […]

Creating an inspirational workspace: How hard can it be?

Creating an inspirational workspace: How hard can it be? When you’re at work, it’s highly unlikely that you’ll pay much attention to your surroundings. For many of us, a desk is just a desk and a chair is just a chair, but is it possible to make our workspaces much better places to spend time […]

Quirky businesses show conventional competitors how it’s done

To get ahead in business, it pays to be a little innovative. Trying to do things by the book can only get you so far, so when it comes to selling your product, having something unique that appeals to a niche market may be the key to success. Here, we profile five quirky US-based enterprises […]

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