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Essential Things to Do after Graduation

Whether you’re a recent graduate or a final year student, you’ll want to have a plan of action for what happens next. With so many options out there and an array of routes available to you, it can be tricky to decide what your future should look like.  However, there are some useful steps you […]

The best paid jobs in IT

With IT being such an extensive industry, it can be hard to pin point the best jobs in the business. There are many positions, and after a while, they seem to merge into one and it can be hard to decipher them apart. The following are a few examples of what to look out for if […]

Common Resume Mistakes You Need to Avoid

When you’re ready to hunt for a new job, you may have more experience than all the other candidates combined, but if you don’t create an effective resume, you likely won’t get far in your search. There is an art to writing a CV that stands out for all the right reasons, and you need […]

How to Handle Panel Interviews

Interviews are never easy at the best of times but when they take the form of a panel interview, they can appear even worse. The thought of entering a room and facing a whole group of people can be pretty daunting for anyone – even the most confident amongst us. However, it needn’t be like […]

How to become a Quantity Surveyor

Despite the doom and gloom often cited in the media about the state of the construction industry, Quantity Surveying continues to be a path which draws huge number of people with the hope of building a solid and successful career.  It’s one of those jobs that we hear mentioned quite often but might not be […]

5 Ways to Get a Job Abroad

Whether it’s due to an adventurous spirit, a desire to do something completely new or simply as a result of a pretty challenging jobs market where you live, the fact is that increasing numbers of us are considering extending our jobs search somewhat and looking further afield. If that is something that has been on […]

What are my rights as a jobseeker?

What are my rights as a jobseeker? Looking for a job can be a difficult process. Many jobseekers try to make themselves stand out on paper so that they can get an interview and secure a job. As a jobseeker you have rights, and potential employers have certain obligation towards you; all employers are obliged […]

Hate Your New Job? Things to consider

It’s a jobseekers worst nightmare (or at least one of the main ones). You start your new job and…you hate it. HATE IT. You tell your mates, your partner, your ex colleagues…they hear all your moans and groans about your new job (yep, the one that you hate!) But before you do something spontaneous and […]

How to become a Social Worker

‘Social worker’ isn’t exactly self-explanatory, is it? It’s one of those jobs that we we hear mentioned so often that we never really stop to consider what it actually entails. In its very simplest form, a social worker is someone who provides advice and enables support to vulnerable individuals, families and those living on the […]

TheEmployable Free Career Directory

With a career background in HR, Recruitment and Sales, we know a thing or two about Employment and Careers. Since launching this information and advocacy site, we have built up a sizeable following of individuals, groups and organisations all with a particular interest in all matters pertaining to employment advice and careers. To further strengthen […]

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