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The Super 8 – TheEmployable check out The Shell Young Entrepreneurs of the Year finalists…

And I can tell you….that this year’s winner…..in no particular order….is not…… Next Tuesday, the 8th November, 8 Super ideas will stand in front of a panel of respected judges to do their final pitch….The next  day, in front of a packed live audience, the winner will be announced. No, it’s not some new reality […]

A brighter future – how you can help change things…

Contrary to what most of the media would have us believe, it’s not all gloom and doom out there. It’s very easy to moan and whinge and complain and rant , but it doesn’t really change anything does it? It doesn’t get you anywhere. So, in a bid to create a bit more positivity, we […]

“Business” – Do you have a corporate social responsibility policy on combatting Youth Unemployment?

When we first thought of TheEmployable, we were in the midst of redundancy from our jobs in (ironically) recruitment. At the time, like most people, who probably go through redundancy (that isn’t voluntary) there are certain parts of the process that you wish were handled more smoothly and with a slightly more personable approach. One […]

Unemployment, Unemployment, Unemployment – Diary of an employable blogaholic

Unemployment, Unemployment, Unemployment – Diary of an employable blogaholic I write this diary blog in peaks and troughs, one a week and then none for a month (or two) and I expect much like unemployment figures, and UK employment stats, it’s only worth talking (and writing) about something, well, when there’s something to talk about. […]

Startacus makes the Marketest Business Start-Up Competition shortlist!

TheEmployable’s platform for the self starter – Startacus has made the shortlist for this year’s Marketest Business Start-up Competition!!! The ten shortlisted finalists, including our very own platform, are now in the running for the grand prize of £1000 Tailored Market Research, which will help take their business or idea to the next level. The […]

Richard Branson opens family home to nationwide search for top young entrepreneur…

Richard Branson opens family home to nationwide search for top young entrepreneur… Virgin Media Pioneers – a leading online community for young entrepreneurs – has launched a nationwide search to find the best budding business leaders, offering them a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win start-up investment from Sir Richard Branson. Eight young entrepreneurs will be short-listed […]

A startup call for action not just words…

Startacus, TheEmployable’s’ new platform for the self-starter may still be a while away from full launch, but the landing page, now live for over a month has been getting some really positive reviews from prospective Startacus members already, who love it just as much as we do! If you’re still a tad curious about what […]

Battlefront is back – fighting against Youth Unemployment! Read here for job opportunites…

When TheEmployable blog set up last year we had many keen supporters. No more so than the Battlefront team that headed up the Ready4Work project, who happily spread TheEmployable word whenever they could…So its was really great to hear that Battlefront is back for 2012, and this year their fight against Youth Unemployment is back, […]

Have you an employment story to tell? Want to appear on a fly-on-the-wall documentary?

At TheEmployable we are always interested in hearing about TV programs or documentaries that give a realistic viewpoint of what life is really like (without the corporate spin or government self interest)… When TheEmployable were contacted by award winning TV production company, Two Four, about a landmark series they are planning for Channel4 about what […]

From a good idea to investment from Richard Branson – mysocialcloud.com talk to TheEmployable…

From a good idea to investment from Richard Branson – mysocialcloud.com talk to TheEmployable… Not a great deal of Startups can boast of investments of nearly $1 million before launch – but that is what MySocialCloud managed to achieve by getting Sir Richard Branson and Investor Jerry Murdock on board. Shortly before TechCrunch interviewed MySocialCloud’s founder […]

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