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Better Company Atmosphere or Higher Paying Job, that’s the question? Guest post by Susanna Cha

This is a guest post by Susanna Cha, currently writing on behalf of Guardian Jobs. Find graduate jobs in education, public sector, charity, marketing, arts and heritage, and social housing and care on Guardian Jobs. Better Company Atmosphere or Higher Paying Job, that’s the question? Difficult decision, right? I thought so too. Before going into this, I would like to […]

**Guest Blog** Author, Robin McKay Bell, tells TheEmployable ‘Don’t Give Up — Blog Your Way to a Job’

Don’t Give Up — Blog Your Way to a Job Gillian Roberts has endured the worst effects of the current recession. (And it is a recession as far as employment is concerned. Let’s not be too fussed about technicalities – we have 2.57 million out of work,  and those aged 50-64 have the highest percentage of […]

Gap Year and Working Abroad Tips for Recent Graduates – A guest post by Graduate Sam Murray

Following University, the opportunity to fulfil a gap year abroad, both working and travelling seemed ideal and an opportunity not to be missed. Promoted by prospective employers and the chosen route for a lot of fellow peers I jumped upon the bandwagon and chose one of the more popular routes of travelling from the UK […]

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Getting rejected at interview?

Those who can interview well, find the interview process a walk in the park, in securing a new job. Those who constantly get rejected at the interview stage, for whatever reason, begin to, understandably, feel that they will never be able to secure the job they want or really need… Coupled with the tough economic […]

The Employable’s Top Inspirational Quotes…

Monday next marks the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week when people all over the world will get together and talk about making changes in their lives and consider starting up a business. To help inspire, motivate and encourage you to get into the “entrepreneurial mindset”, we have today compiled a list of our Top Inspirational […]

“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 […]

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 […]

How to Answer “What is your Greatest Weakness? TheEmployable Interview Tips

How to Answer “What is your Greatest Weakness?… One of the more predictable interview questions that is often asked at interview is also one of the most dreaded by every interviewee. Yes, that old chestnut “ So can you tell me / us what is your greatest weakness? ” As a question it is asked primarily […]

How to Answer “Why do you want to work here?” TheEmployable Interview Tips

“Why do you want to work here?”…. In virtually every interview you will ever attend, this question or a variant of it, is likely to be asked. You may be asked why you want to work for this particular company, in this particular department, or why you want this particular job. And so too will […]

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