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The Power of ‘Thank You’ – Networking to find a job – a guest post by Robin McKay Bell….

Guest writer Robin McKay Bell returns with a piece he has written on the power of saying ‘thank  You.’ We certainly appreciate Robin’s involvement in sharing his articles with TheEmployable…’Thank you Robin, and keep empowering!” Over to you Robin…. “….Networking is a hot topic, and for good reasons. There is anecdotal evidence that around 70 […]

How to Improve Your Business Cards for Networking in 2017

Whether you’re at a networking event, trade show, or lunch meeting, business cards remain one of the quickest and easiest ways to trade contact info. But if you settle for “quick and easy” when it comes to designing your card, you could seriously damage your chances of ever hearing back from that person. People receive […]

Networking secrets & pitfalls… A guest post by Author & Entrepreneur Patrick Powers…

Networking is probably one of the most misunderstood and underrated skills. Some people think it’s just about mingling and some people think it’s about getting a chance to get in front of someone they can sell to. But this completely wrong and the latter is extremely counter productive. Done the correct way networking is probably […]

The advantages and disadvantages of the networking meetup

The advantages and disadvantages of the networking meetup… The Chamber of Commerce. Breakfast clubs. Speed Networking. The handshakes. The smiles. The small talk….I for one, am not the best fan of the networking groups or meetups that you are ‘encouraged’ to go to as part of your job. But some people must love them, as […]

Self-Promotion Part 3: Introduce Yourself with Confidence – Guest Post Part 3 by Robin McKay Bell

Robin McKay Bell is a respected author and voice, on the subjects of Age and Employment. For the last two month’s Robin has been writing a series of blog posts, on the subject of coping with redundancy and the story you have to tell. Click here to read Robins other posts for TheEmployable.   Check put Self-Promotion Part […]

Resources to help your Startup

Open any newspaper these days and you are likely to be bombarded with gloom and doom type stories – telling of redundancies, the double dip recession, the so called “lost generation” of graduates and the ever increasing unemployment figures. There are probably a few more positive stories in there too ; it’s just that they […]

How Recruiters Are Looking Online For You

How Recruiters Are Looking Online For You… Unless you have been living under a rock for several years you will be well aware of social media and the massive effect it is having on pretty much everything, especially the job market. Although there are more applicants for jobs than we have ever seen, recruiters are […]

How to Make Your Personal Facebook Profile Professional

In a short time, Facebook has become the most popular destination on the web where every netizen is networking. While social networks like LinkedIn are dedicated to professionals, Facebook is more personal. But Facebook isn’t just reserved for personal networking – there’s a great scope for professional networking too. In the following article we look […]

How to get a job – TheEmployable checklist…

How to get a job – that’s the question! Over the last year or so we have written many articles and found some many different resources to help you do just that and become more employable…However in saying that, sometimes you just want to find one article that lists all the resources and tips all […]

5 Ways to Build your Job Network

Virtually every employment or careers advice book, blog or article will highlight how important networking is to your job search – we’ve even mentioned it ourselves in our own ebook How to Search and Apply for Jobs (*ahem* shameless plug). However in reality how easy is it to network effectively so that it can have […]

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