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“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 […]

TheEmployable Artist in Residence – request for entries…

At TheEmployable we appreciate that the job market is tough. Many creative graduates are struggling to find paid employment. So how can we help? TheEmployable is introducing an ‘Artist in Residence’ Wall. Every two weeks, the artist will change and a new artist will have the chance to display their work for free.  There are no […]

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 […]

Give us your Pitch! Your Window to your current Crowdfunding Project…

Give us your Pitch! Your Window to your current Crowdfunding Project… Crowdfunding on the internet continues to grow in popularity. Individuals or organisations with potential projects, seek funding and support by the general public. They have a certain amount of time to reach their financial target and generally offer rewards or offers in return for […]

Job Scams – TheEmployable’s Top Tips To Avoid Them

We all, I imagine would like to think that we are worldly wise, that nobody could pull the wool over our eyes. We may watch programmes like The Real Hustle and think we would be able spot the trick or “hustle” instantly. However, every single day, people just like you and I fall victim to […]

“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 […]

Graduating this summer? What happens next….

So, it’s coming up to that time of year again for many. Final exams lie ahead, followed by hopefully good results and then the long awaited graduation. But what happens next? For many students the last few years may have simply flown by without them having to spend much time thinking about the future. First […]

How to sell yourself on your CV

How to sell yourself on your CV With the jobs market still in a pretty challenging state, it’s essential that if you are applying for a job, that you do all you can to optimize your chances of success. After all, you won’t be alone in applying for any given job – competition is still […]

The Not-Quite-Working Girl – Seven months and counting…

Jenna is our newest Guest Writer, and will be writing a series of diary themed posts from the perspective of a recent Graduate facing the challenges and potential opportunities of the current job market. We look forward to reading Jenna’s posts and I hope you do too…. The Not-Quite-Working Girl – Seven months and counting… […]

“Give us your Pitch” A crowdfunding project to help people ‘change the World’…

Changing the World! This week we highlight a crowdfunding project that could be good for us all… OneLeap is the only UK organisation to reach the finals of the prestigious US Unreasonable Institute, which backs social enterprises that can reach more than 1 million people. Now they racing to raise the funds to attend the Institute. […]

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