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Is Social Media Stopping You Landing A Dream Job? – A guest post…

Is Social Media Stopping You Landing A Dream Job? By now, we’ve all heard the horror stories about employees that have posted inappropriate things about their job or boss on Facebook or Twitter, and have wound up getting fired over it. Similarly, we’re all well aware of the ways in which social media can aid […]

5 Ways that your CV may appear Unprofessional

You might have spent hours, days even, crafting what you think is the perfect CV – the CV that is going to get you that elusive or dream job. However within seconds, a recruiter or HR Manager may have looked at it and immediately put it in the rejected pile. Harsh but unfortunately true. With so […]

How to Organise Your Job Search – The Employable’s Basic Top Tips…

Looking for a job is both a time consuming and often frustrating exercise. From hours spent trawling online jobs boards, to time spent sending off CVs and completing application forms and then perhaps never even getting as much as an acknowledgement in response from the agency or employer. And the longer you look for a […]

Networking secrets & pitfalls… A guest post by Author & Entrepreneur Patrick Powers…

Networking is probably one of the most misunderstood and underrated skills. Some people think it’s just about mingling and some people think it’s about getting a chance to get in front of someone they can sell to. But this completely wrong and the latter is extremely counter productive. Done the correct way networking is probably […]

The best paid jobs in IT

With IT being such an extensive industry, it can be hard to pin point the best jobs in the business. There are many positions, and after a while, they seem to merge into one and it can be hard to decipher them apart. The following are a few examples of what to look out for if […]

Vote for our Co Founder!

Hi there! A quick request, but nevertheless an important post! Alastair, our Co Founder is in the running to be the Virgin Media Pioneer of the Month for January. Not that we go after kudos, but seeing as we are in the mix – it would be nice to win!! Votes take 1 minute to cast, and there […]

Top tips for putting structure in your job search

If you’ve been looking for a job for a while or if you’ve only started your job search, one important thing to remember is that you can’t leave it to chance. Yes, we may have all heard stories of people who just randomly get offered jobs or who by chance come across the perfect job […]

Attending a Jobs Fair? The Employable’s Top Tips….

Attending a Jobs Fair? If you are looking for a job at the moment, it is likely that you have tried all the usual routes – the online job sites, the newspapers and perhaps speculatively contacting companies directly.One other route though which can be worthwhile considering is the Jobs Fair. In your area these may be […]

How to become a Bank Cashier

How to become a Bank Cashier? Here’s the basics to help you on your way… Qualifications Most UK based banks will expect you to have at least 4-5 GCSEs at Grades A-C including Maths and English. Additional higher level qualifications whilst beneficial are generally not expected for this level of role. Certificates in IT qualifications, […]

Underused Job Hunt Techniques: How to Take the Road Less Travelled…

When we conjure up an image of an employable job seeker trying to hunt down an opportunity, the scene that comes to our mind’s eye will usually be of a solitary figure, sat amid a pile of jobs listings, or else scrolling through the almost endless number of jobs sites to be found on the […]


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