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How to Become an Astronaut

Have you ever wondered how to become an astronaut? Painful as it is for eternal optimists such as ourselves to admit, the ratio of folks who dream of becoming an astronaut compared to the number who will actually achieve this is very very small. Don’t be sad though, as is the case with winning the […]

Is Social Media Stopping You Landing A Dream Job? – A guest post…

Is Social Media Stopping You Landing A Dream Job? By now, we’ve all heard the horror stories about employees that have posted inappropriate things about their job or boss on Facebook or Twitter, and have wound up getting fired over it. Similarly, we’re all well aware of the ways in which social media can aid […]

Top 5 Places to Find a Job

If you’ve been job searching for a while, it’s pretty understandable if you get disillusioned, frustrated and completely downbeat about the whole thing. If you end up doing the same thing week in and week out and yet still never manage to find a job, it can be disheartening. Like many other aspects of our […]

4 Things to Consider When Choosing a Video Conferencing App for Your Business

Video conferencing has been around for a while. In fact, video calling was a staple of science fiction long before it was feasible as a real-world technology. Of course, now that video calling is something that we all have access to, it is still not universally adopted. But recent circumstances have made video conferencing suddenly […]

Improve your prospects with these job market tips

It’s an amazingly calm phrase, “entering the job market”. If they wanted to make it more accurate, they’d say, “catapulted into the job market” or “sentenced to the job market”. That’s exactly how it feels sometimes. As you stagger from interview to interview, emailing CV after CV and staring into an abyss of dole hand-outs […]

Tips for your First Ever Job Interview

If you’re just about to leave school or college and enter the big bad world of work, it can be a pretty daunting prospect. Add to that the current challenging economic situation and it may seem that finding a job is going to be an even scarier task. Here at The Employable we know it’s […]

Don’t Quit Your Job for Drug Treatment

Stop Your Drug or Alcohol Addiction Without Stopping Your Life. I want to quit but I have to work! According to drugfree.org, more than 23.5 million people are addicted to either alcohol or drugs in America alone. Imagine the rest of the world! With alcohol being more and more popular among the younger generations and it […]

How healthy is the UK jobs market?

A brief overview of employment in the UK Has the Olympics made a difference to employment statistics in the UK? What is the current status of the recession? Will it be easier for those of us seeking work to find satisfying employment? What about the kind of jobs on offer on the country’s most popular […]

How to Create Top Application Documents for Your First Job After Graduation

When you’ve just graduated from university or completed other studies and are ready to find your first main, full-time job, it can be quite daunting trying to work out how best to go about applying for roles. With no doubt, there’s a lot of competition to go up against, and it’s vital to take the […]

Why rewards and targets can help you stay motivated at work

When work is feeling a little stressful, it can be hard at times to stay motivated and keen to perform at your best. In an effort to help their staff stay happy, driven and motivated, many businesses use rewards and sales targets to motivate their staff. These can be a really helpful resource for a […]

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