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How to Improve Your Employability – Try Out These Free Courses…

We are all aware that one of the main ways to either improve our employment prospects or simply boost our skills and knowledge is to do a course of some type. Such courses are usually held at local colleges or universities and can quite often have hefty fees, even if you are entitled to concessionary […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Top Tips to Assessment Centres

Firstly, if you have been invited to an Assessment Centre, “Congratulations!” You have already been successful in being shortlisted to this stage and in the current jobs market that is no mean feat. So, well done! As most Assessment Centres generally have a very similar format, we have collated here our Top Tips for their most […]

Top tips to improve your employability after a long term career break

Top tips to improve your employability after a long term career break… There are a multitude of reasons why a long term career-break may occur….From Maternity and motherhood; to men, taking time out to become ‘daddy day care’; to redundancy and job loss, to a loss of confidence or long-term disability; to a once-in-a-life-time trip […]

‘My Top lessons learned in starting-up a Startup’ – A Young Entrepreneur tells all…

In the UK, we have almost become accustomed to hearing about unemployment rates and a flatlining economy. As the youth of today are the business leaders of tomorrow, young entrepreneur Andrew Pallett shares his start-up tips with TheEmployable to assist those thinking about starting in business… There are few things more exciting and rewarding than […]

Give us your Pitch! – Your Window to your current Crowdfunding Project

A new Feature for TheEmployable is to highlight current crowdfunding projects that are about to go live or are currently in the process of seeking funding using a crowdfunding platform… Our first pitch comes from Noel Heaney, who is pitching for ‘Jigsaw’, an Irish Arts Publication, looking for funding to create the Jigsaw Annual Arts […]

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 […]

Networking secrets & pitfalls… A guest post by Author & Entrepreneur Patrick Powers…

Networking is probably one of the most misunderstood and underrated skills. Some people think it’s just about mingling and some people think it’s about getting a chance to get in front of someone they can sell to. But this completely wrong and the latter is extremely counter productive. Done the correct way networking is probably […]

“Give us your Pitch” A crowdfunding project to help people ‘change the World’…

Changing the World! This week we highlight a crowdfunding project that could be good for us all… OneLeap is the only UK organisation to reach the finals of the prestigious US Unreasonable Institute, which backs social enterprises that can reach more than 1 million people. Now they racing to raise the funds to attend the Institute. […]

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