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“Give us your Pitch” A crowdfunding project to allow 600 people to drink safe water…

On Wednesday we officially launched our “Give us your Pitch” campaign to highlight current and imminent crowdfunding projects that needed a little publicity. You can see the post here, where we highlight our plans and what we are looking for. You can also see out first Pitch that went live a couple of weeks ago to pilot […]

#TheEmployable Artist in Residence #Artist No 3. Hannah Catmur

We gratefully introduce our 3rd Artist in Residence, Designer, Hannah Catmur, who profiles her work below and also gives us a rundown on her inspirations, achievements & plans for the future.  Tell us a bit about your design / art background so far… I have always had a strong interest in the visual communication field. I studied […]

“Work is in the heart and in the head!” The psychology of Work and working…

Whatever a region’s employment rate, work, or the lack of it, has always played a significant role in human society. Since the beginning of time work has been a means of earning a living, of filling our time or of giving purpose to our lives. We tend to identify people by their job, as when […]

How Employers Can Benefit from Hiring Employees with IS Degrees

How Employers Can Benefit from Hiring Employees with IS Degrees When it comes to advanced degrees, many students focus on how programs will benefit them. Will I be able to get a better job? Make more money? Learn more about my field? Explore my passion? And while these are all important considerations, they do leave out […]

Improve Your Employability – Develop your I.T Skills

Improve Your Employability – Develop your I.T Skills Improve skills! No matter what career or sector you choose to work in, there can be no denying that technology will have a part to play. And as technology is such an ever changing and dynamic sector, there is a constant need for us all to keep […]

The Joys, Sorrows and Summers Offs, The Pros and Cons of Becoming a School Nurse

There’s no question that nursing is a noble profession, although some cannot reconcile their desire to help others with all of the overtime, holidays and weekends many in the profession are forced to work. If you want to pursue a passion for nursing, but aren’t keen on the idea of working 24 hour shifts and […]

TheEmployable Free Career Directory

With a career background in HR, Recruitment and Sales, we know a thing or two about Employment and Careers. Since launching this information and advocacy site, we have built up a sizeable following of individuals, groups and organisations all with a particular interest in all matters pertaining to employment advice and careers. To further strengthen […]

Coping with Redundancy. Part 1 – Money

Sadly for many of us, redundancy and potential enforced job loss, is still very much an ongoing fear. The global economy, whilst still wavering between recession and minimal growth, gives very few people the security that their jobs are safe. Part 1 of our “Things to consider”, looks at the part of redundancy, that can […]

Champion of the Teenage Entrepreneur – TheEmployable speaks with Claire Young

Ever since her time as a finalist on The Apprentice, Claire Young has been working tirelessly at promoting enterprise and innovation amongst Britain’s young people. With initiatives like Girls Out Loud where she motivates and encourages teenage girls to make the most out of their lives and also School Speakers where she provides UK schools with […]

Top Tips on How to ‘Perform’ in an Interview Role Play…

Why do Companies use the ‘role play’ in an interview? Well, it is argued that the combination of both a face-to-face interview and a ‘role play’ helps a company find the right person for the job in hand. A face-to-face interview helps to highlight your communication skills and capabilities and experience, but a ‘role play’ […]

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