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How to become a Hairdresser

Hairdressing is a common career choice for many young adults and if you fancy becoming the cream of the crop and want to become a hairdressing professional, then read on to get the basics you’ll need to know. Without stating the obvious, a hairdresser is responsible for the styling and cutting of hair – simple as […]

The Importance of Business Language Skills in Employment

The Importance of Business Language Skills in Employment One of the main reasons that many people decide to learn a new language is that they want to have a new skill to help them widen their career avenues and give them an advantage when it comes to securing new opportunities. The international nature of the modern […]

5 Areas to Learn to Tackle a Career as an Electrical Engineer

  From working on small pocket devices to large electrical systems, an electrical engineer’s career path is extremely diverse. They are also required to work in laboratories, factories, mines, power stations, and many more industries. But apart from working with electrical equipment, there are some more essential spheres which you might not be aware of. Therefore, […]

How to Stay Positive when Job Searching

We all know that looking for a job in the current “challenging” economic times can be a pretty difficult task. The media is filled with gloom and doom stories – from the increases in the numbers of people claiming unemployment benefit through to the increases in the numbers of people applying for every job that […]

Employee introduction to automatic enrolment scheme

Pensions minister Steve Webb has announced that large firms will play guinea pig to auto enrolment schemes. Automatic enrolment is a new law implemented by the government intended to make saving for retirement much easier for employees. All employers will enrol their employees into a workplace scheme – as qualified by the government – in order to […]

How to Handle Multiple Job Offers

Let’s face it. After all that hard work creating the perfect CV and preparing for interview, it’s a pretty good feeling when the end result is you being offered the job. It’s the goal you had in mind the whole way through after all. However, what happens if you get another job offer, or better […]

CV Tips for Older Jobseekers

Finding a job can be a daunting prospect for anyone but if you are a more mature jobseeker, it may seem even more so. With lots of initiatives and projects aimed at the young unemployed, it can often seem that the older jobseeker is forgotten about. Not here however! At The Employable we aim to […]

5 Ways to fill Gaps on your CV

If you’ve been looking for a job for a while, chances are you are starting to build a sizeable gap on your CV. You may be treating your job search as a job in itself but that really can’t be added to your CV as an explanation of what you’ve been doing since you last […]

4 positive ways to approach job redundancy

Redundancy. However you look at it, at first glance it’s not the best word to throw in someone’s direction. Say ‘redundancy’ and watch people squirm. However, post the ‘crikey is this actually happening’ moment and there are (and I write from experience) a few positive and possibly life affirming moments that you can take from […]

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 […]

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