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Bad Interview? Here’s some tips on how to recover

There are few things in life as demoralising and frustrating as a bad job interview… If you have ever found yourself leaving an interview knowing that you made a complete mess of it you will know what I’m talking about.   The experience can be truly horrific, but when you couple it with the fact […]

Top Tips to get the most out of the Job Centre

The Job Centre… For many proactive job seekers these words don’t fall very nicely off the tongue. Firstly there is a certain stigma attached to being unemployed and the stereotype of the ‘sign-on-here’ culture. Secondly, once you have the pleasure (or otherwise) of having to sign on, it is often demoralizing to not only have […]

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 […]

5 Tips for Writing Your First CV

Creating a CV can be an extremely daunting task, even for those with lots of qualifications and ample relevant experience. Imagine then, the conundrum faced by those who find themselves in need of a job, never having worked before let alone created a CV. If you are one of these folks, staring in horror at […]

Jobseeking Mistakes You Should Avoid

Jobseeking mistakes you should avoid. Looking for a job is never an easy task, even at the best of times. Admittedly, there are plenty of things out of your control – the economy, who is and who isn’t recruiting, how many people are applying for the same job as you – the list goes on…. The […]

Four Tips For Finding An Internship As A Student

Four Tips For Finding An Internship As A Student With a saturated jobs market and sky high numbers of new graduates, it can be tough for students to find a way into the industry of their choice. For an increasing number of students, an internship has become a sensible and productive option. Here, we take […]

Job Search tips for the festive season

The festive season is upon us once more and we are making a special appeal to job seekers and those hoping to make a career change in the New Year. With all the festivities taking place throughout the Christmas and New Year period, it’s rather easy (and indeed tempting) to ‘take your eye off the […]

Utilizing Your Natural Talents into a Decent Side Job

Utilizing Your Natural Talents into a Decent Side Job Looking for a way to utilize your natural talents? Want to turn your passion into a lucrative side income? If your answer’s yes, then check out these ideas to get started…  1. Editor/Proofreader: Do you have an English degree? Like proofreading? Then becoming a freelance editor/proofreader is […]

Giving a Good Interview

By now you’ve mastered the art of the cover letter and your resume is perfect. You’ve been called in for interview after interview but something isn’t working because you haven’t even managed to get a second interview let alone a job offer. The first couple of times it happened you figured it was them. Now, […]

How to become a plumber

There are few jobs which are as familiar to us as that of a plumber. Chances are that most of us will come into contact with a plumber at least once (and probably much more) over the course of our lifetimes. Surprisingly the role of ‘plumber’ is one of the oldest professions still widely practiced, […]

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