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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 to improve your employability after a long term career break

Top tips to improve your employability after a long term career break… There are a multitude of reasons why a long term career-break may occur….From Maternity and motherhood; to men, taking time out to become ‘daddy day care’; to redundancy and job loss, to a loss of confidence or long-term disability; to a once-in-a-life-time trip […]

Speculative Job Applications – Basic Top Tips…

What are Speculative Job Applications? Well, like it or not, not every job vacancy gets advertised. Many positions get filled every day by people who take the initiative and apply directly to the company in the hope that there is a suitable vacancy for them. Although sometimes there is an element of luck in this; […]

Social Media; the New Reckoning of Recruitment

Social Media; the New Reckoning of Recruitment… Worth billions of pounds worldwide; infringing evermore upon the everyday world, social media is getting more and more powerful with new consequences being sought and exposed with every continuing day. Whereas once social media networks were used primarily as a tool to communicate with lost friends, the world […]

How to Become a Civil Engineer

How to Become a Civil Engineer ‘Civil engineer’ is a term which encompasses many activities across a wide range of work environments. On the most basic level a civil engineer is a professional who is involved in the design, construction and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment…but as always, it’s much more complicated […]

How healthy is the UK jobs market?

A brief overview of employment in the UK Has the Olympics made a difference to employment statistics in the UK? What is the current status of the recession? Will it be easier for those of us seeking work to find satisfying employment? What about the kind of jobs on offer on the country’s most popular […]

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 […]

How to Get a Job! some starter tips…

How to Get a Job! some starter tips… It is easy to sometimes get carried away with searching for a career, that you forget the basics on how to get a job. For some of us, a job is just a job! But in this current climate, finding employment, of any value, can be just […]

Self-Promotion Part 2: Tell a Positive Story – A post on Redundancy by Author Robin McKay Bell

Robin McKay Bell is a respected author and voice, on the subjects of Age and Employment. Last month Robin started a the first of a series of blog posts, on the subject of coping with redundancy and the story you have to tell. Click here to read Part 1 and please read on if your […]

Looking for a Job? – TheEmployable’s Top Tips for Choosing a Jobs Board

For the past number of years, as we are all aware, many employers and recruitment agencies alike have tended to advertise their vacancies on one or more of the many online jobs boards that exist. Although there has been a lot of press recently on the decline of the Jobs Board, it is not going […]

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