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Funniest Resignation Letter Ever?

You can always rely on an independent game developer to do something different. even when it comes down to quitting their job…. Back in 2009, Jarrad Farbs quit his job with 2K Games Australia to pursue his own game development startup. But instead of the usual resignation letter, James decided to create one last Super […]

TheEmployable Gradpreneur ‘Lessons learned’ in 2011 – The ‘Learning Entrepreneur’ guide….

Entrepreneurs…..seem very much like a friendly bunch of characters. So far we have been knocked back by how helpful our fellow Entrepreneurs, from starting-up Graduates, through to seasoned Pro’s, all are. In the spirit of cross Entrepreneurial friendship, Raspinder Singh from Gradpreneur.net asked us to take part in a joint post, highlighting our top tips […]

How does Crowdfunding Work? Hen Norton of wedidthis.org.uk tells us the ‘art’ of Crowdfunding…

How does crowdfunding work? What are the advantages of crowdfunding a project?  We asked Hen Norton from wedidthis.org.uk to write a guest blog on why artists, individuals and groups should consider Crowdfunding…Check out her guest post below and hopefully she goes a little way to explaining how does crowdfunding work – something even a few […]

The 99p Entrepreneur

Once upon a time, dropping out of university or college was frowned upon. The view was that if you stayed on, got a good degree, you would get a good job. However as thousands of graduates will currently attest to, this is not automatically the case any more. Many of the most successful businesses we […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

How to Boost Staff Retention in Your Startup

Starting a business is a stressful time, so the last thing you need is for your best employees to hand their notice in. Unfortunately, you can’t force people to work for you, but by making it more attractive to stay, you can lessen the likelihood that staff will leave. Here are some tips to make […]

Why Wait? Companies Founded by Those Still Studying

You might think that university is a time to study, meet new people, and enjoy the last remaining years before joining the busy working world. However, there are thousands of young, driven individuals who see this time as a launch pad to a successful entrepreneurial career. Granted, your time is limited by various obligations, but […]

“Give us your Pitch” – A student led showcase event & a free Reiki healing project to build confidence after cancer

For this week’s ‘Give us your Pitch’, we felt that there were two crowdfunding projects worthy of inclusion. The first is an annual student-led arts project that needs a little helping hand and the second is a Reiki themed healing project for Women dealing with the after effects of Cancer. I hope you agree that […]

Interested in telling your startup story?

Interested in telling your startup story?  Startacus -TheEmployable’s’ new platform for the self-starter is getting close to launch!  A key feature on the site will be to give early stage companies and Startacus members, the chance to tell their story – what they are doing and what they are looking to achieve – a one-on-one […]

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