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Speculative Job Applications – Basic Top Tips…

What are Speculative Job Applications? Well, like it or not, not every job vacancy gets advertised. Many positions get filled every day by people who take the initiative and apply directly to the company in the hope that there is a suitable vacancy for them. Although sometimes there is an element of luck in this; […]

Choosing a career- What to do when you haven’t got a clue!

Choosing a career- What to do when you haven’t got a clue! When we are young we are led to believe an age old myth “work hard and you will have a great career”… it is a belief which sadly (and often quite swiftly) evaporates upon leaving school/university/college and entering the ‘real world’. That is […]

Underused Job Hunt Techniques: How to Take the Road Less Travelled…

When we conjure up an image of an employable job seeker trying to hunt down an opportunity, the scene that comes to our mind’s eye will usually be of a solitary figure, sat amid a pile of jobs listings, or else scrolling through the almost endless number of jobs sites to be found on the […]

Using Career Training To Boost Employability

If you want to get the best out of your workforce, or from yourself, then think like a sports coach. The best coaches don’t force their players to get better; they train them to be better athletes. The same goes for the workplace. You can train your employees to do their job in a faster […]

Social Media and your Job Search – The Employable’s Top Tips

In the last few years, more and more organisations are using Social Media as an effective way to connect and engage with their clients, customers and with potential new employees. Likewise, many jobseekers have started to use Social Media sites as an additional way to find out what jobs are available and also to connect with […]

How to Improve Your Employability – Try Out These Free Courses…

We are all aware that one of the main ways to either improve our employment prospects or simply boost our skills and knowledge is to do a course of some type. Such courses are usually held at local colleges or universities and can quite often have hefty fees, even if you are entitled to concessionary […]

Adapting to the Information Age to increase your job chances…

We can probably all agree that computers pretty much rule the world. They are involved in one aspect or another with our day-to-day lives and can be vital when it comes to the workplace. Because of this, being proficient on a PC or Mac has become increasingly imperative if you wish to succeed in this […]

The Benefits of Working Overseas

So you have decided to invest in a year or two abroad to gain some international experience. Aside from helping to shape you personally, the time spent working in an international market can be a huge game-changer for your professional life. There are many ways that international experience impacts your career; what has been listed […]

5 Great Roles to go for in the IT Sector

Information technology (IT) has taken off in recent years, in line with the ever-growing phenomenon that is the internet. We are all living in the digital age and technology isn’t likely to slow down anytime soon, employment in this sector is projected to carry on rising. There are many job positions within the IT field- […]

Looking for a Job? – TheEmployable’s Top Tips for Choosing a Jobs Board

For the past number of years, as we are all aware, many employers and recruitment agencies alike have tended to advertise their vacancies on one or more of the many online jobs boards that exist. Although there has been a lot of press recently on the decline of the Jobs Board, it is not going […]

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