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Post redundancy ….

It is true to say that when we hear the fateful words, “ I’m sorry, but we have to make you redundant , feelings can be somewhat mixed. There are those for whom hearing those words comes as a relief, a welcome and not entirely unexpected blessing ; whilst there are others who are gripped […]

Coping with Redundancy – Part 3 – The ‘What Nexts’

In Part 1 of Coping with Redundancy we focused on the financial implications of redundancy, in Part 2, we looked at the issues of mindset. Now in Part 3, we look at what you need to consider once redundancy has happened – the ‘What Nexts’. After the inevitable ‘consultation’ calling, that leads to redundancy; what […]

4 reasons why taking your holiday entitlement is important

Last year Richard Branson came out with a bold idea for those employees working for his personal group – they could take as much holiday leave as they liked or thought they could afford to take in order to perform their work duties throughout the year. Admittedly not all employers are as generous, and whilst […]

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 […]

‘Having Vision’ – Guest Blogger Dubem Menakaya talks up the forgotten quality….

‘They say anything’s possible, you gotta dream like you never seen obstacles’ – J Cole What are the qualities that make people successful? Hardwork? Perseverance? Passion? No doubt these are traits which are rightly attributed to successful people, like the young entrepreneurs featured on this site. However there is one quality which is often undervalued and […]

The Employable’s Top Inspirational Quotes…

Monday next marks the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week when people all over the world will get together and talk about making changes in their lives and consider starting up a business. To help inspire, motivate and encourage you to get into the “entrepreneurial mindset”, we have today compiled a list of our Top Inspirational […]

5 Ways to Stay Positive when Job Searching

If you’ve been searching for a job for a while and been getting rejection emails or letters galore, it’s pretty understandable that you may be feeling a little down, to say the least. Rejection is never easy to deal with at the best of times and when it relates to something as important as getting […]

Coping with Redundancy – Part 2 – Mindset

Lat week we started the Coping with Redundancy feature by looking at how you can manage and prepare your finances – if redundancy is on the cards. Just as important, if not even more so, is the redundancy ‘mindset’ which we explore here in Part 2.   Thankfully in the last week of my own […]

The ‘Homeless’ CV

The story of the ‘homeless’ CV will warm your heart. In the past we’ve featured many innovative CVs and regaled tales of creative jobseekers – from Philippe Dubost and his Amazon CV to Jannic Nielssen and his Kickstarter style CV. The creativity and ingenuity they’ve displayed is both impressive and inspirational in equal measure. Today though […]

5 Ways to Overcome Interview Nerves

It’s pretty much the norm to feel nervous before a job interview. Even the most confident amongst us will at one time or another have been faced with a few nervous twinges at the thought of an interview. The important thing though is to ensure that you don’t let any such nerves affect your interview […]

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