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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… […]

Can’t Get Work Experience? Here’s a few ideas how…

Work Experience…The Vicious Circle. Can’t get a job because you do not have the experience, but can’t get the experience because you don’t have a job. This is a common problem that many new job-seekers face, if they are entering the world of work for the first time after University or College. If you have […]

Top CV Tips for “Older Jobseekers.”

There can be no denying that the economic situation has had an extremely detrimental impact on the ability of younger people and graduates to get jobs.  It’s difficult all round – they may have the qualifications but not the required work experience and proven abilities in a commercial working environment. But what about those who […]

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 […]

#TheEmployable Artist in Residence #Artist No 2. Rebecca Lowes

We gratefully introduce our 2nd Artist in Residence, Rebecca Lowes, who profiles her work below and also gives us a rundown on her inspirations, achievements & plans for the future. Rebecca is a final year student at the University of Central Lancashire. Tell us a bit about your design / art background so far… I have […]

#TheEmployable Artist in Residence #Artist No 1. Anthony Cooley

Hello my name is Anthony Cooley. I am a 26-year-old artist from Derry, Northern Ireland who works mainly in the area of illustration but also likes to dabble in other areas such as animation and concept art. Tell us a bit about your background…Since I was very young, art has always been in my blood. My grandfather was […]

Job Seeking Graduate? – Some top tips

First of all, if you are a job seeking Graduate and you are reading this post, may I start by congratulating you on your degree level qualification…However, I must be honest in that the advice I will give you, will be frank, may be hard to hear, & some of you will feel frustrated. But […]

Qualifications vs Experience

With thousands of students each summer leaving education and then struggling to get themselves on the job market, it begs a question that has been around for a while now: what’s better qualifications or experience? More and more times we’re hearing of people being turned down because of lack of time in the job, despite […]

5 Ways for Graduates to Get Work Experience

If you’ve just graduated and are finding it tough getting a job in your chosen career or profession, the fact is that you are not alone. The last few years have been tough for anyone seeking employment but probably even more so for graduates, especially those with little or no real work experience. Exam grades […]

How to Make Your Experience Relevant: Prepping Your CV for Job Applications

It doesn’t matter how much experience you’ve had in the business world; when it comes to CV screening, the most important factor is relevance. And learning to be relevant starts long before you begin sending out the job applications. If you were a brand, your CV would be your strapline and your interview outfit would […]

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