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3 Awesome Questions to Ask the Interviewer – A Guest post by Aimee Bateman of careercake.com

You have (hopefully) answered all the interviewers’ questions perfectly and it’s your chance to ask the questions. I have spent nearly every day, of the last 10 years, interviewing people for various clients. I promised I would eventually write a book which includes all the random/funny/crazy questions I get asked, but for now I am […]

“Give us your Pitch” A crowdfunding project to allow 600 people to drink safe water…

On Wednesday we officially launched our “Give us your Pitch” campaign to highlight current and imminent crowdfunding projects that needed a little publicity. You can see the post here, where we highlight our plans and what we are looking for. You can also see out first Pitch that went live a couple of weeks ago to pilot […]

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Preparing for Interview – Top Tips for Researching a Company

“ So then, what do you know about us….” At most interviews I have ever been involved in, either as the interviewer or the interviewee, this question generally features at some point. It is virtually a given that it will be asked. Which is why it always puzzles me why people don’t always pay attention […]

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 […]

#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 […]

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 on How to ‘Perform’ in an Interview Role Play…

Why do Companies use the ‘role play’ in an interview? Well, it is argued that the combination of both a face-to-face interview and a ‘role play’ helps a company find the right person for the job in hand. A face-to-face interview helps to highlight your communication skills and capabilities and experience, but a ‘role play’ […]

“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 […]

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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