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Graduating this summer? What happens next….

So, it’s coming up to that time of year again for many. Final exams lie ahead, followed by hopefully good results and then the long awaited graduation. But what happens next? For many students the last few years may have simply flown by without them having to spend much time thinking about the future. First […]

“Work is in the heart and in the head!” The psychology of Work and working…

Whatever a region’s employment rate, work, or the lack of it, has always played a significant role in human society. Since the beginning of time work has been a means of earning a living, of filling our time or of giving purpose to our lives. We tend to identify people by their job, as when […]

Top questions that a jobseeker should ask at Interview…

Towards the end of most interviews, the interviewer will generally ask the interviewee if they have any questions that they would like to ask. The tables in a sense are turned. At this point, you know the end is in sight, and it can be easy to dismiss this with a quick, “No, none, thank you”, […]

Housebites – How they are reinventing the takeaway….

We’ve all been there – not in the mood to cook and deciding that tonight it has to be takeaway. So we dig out the pizza menu , the local Indian or the Chinese menu – it very rarely gets more adventurous than that. Until now that is. Launched earlier this year, Housebites offers restaurant […]

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 […]

Resources to help your Startup

Open any newspaper these days and you are likely to be bombarded with gloom and doom type stories – telling of redundancies, the double dip recession, the so called “lost generation” of graduates and the ever increasing unemployment figures. There are probably a few more positive stories in there too ; it’s just that they […]

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… […]

Self-Promotion Part 3: Introduce Yourself with Confidence – Guest Post Part 3 by Robin McKay Bell

Robin McKay Bell is a respected author and voice, on the subjects of Age and Employment. For the last two month’s Robin has been writing a series of blog posts, on the subject of coping with redundancy and the story you have to tell. Click here to read Robins other posts for TheEmployable.   Check put Self-Promotion Part […]

How to become a Jobs Ninja…..

Espionage. Sabotage. Infiltration….Perhaps not words most commonly used to describe the skills required to be successful in your work life… However, in this current climate you will most definitely need training, strong tactics, and unique weaponry to succeed….Without further ado, let me begin your training to become a Jobs Ninja…. Training. We all have weaknesses. Everyone of […]

Job Board – Getting the most from an online job board

Getting the most from an online job board… If you are currently looking for a job, chances are that you have registered or are planning to register with an online job board. One of the main purposes behind this of course is so that an employer or recruiter can find your CV and contact you […]

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