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TheEmployable Contributors & guest writers wanted!

We are currently looking to build up our team of ’employable’ contributors and guest writers and that is hopefully you come in! You might love writing but simply don’t have the time to manage your own blog, you may simply have something to say and would love the world to hear or you may simply […]

What are transferable job skills?

We all know that the economic downturn has had a significant negative impact on many market sectors. Retail and manufacturing for example have both suffered badly in recent times and consequently there have been significant job losses as a result. But what of the people who worked in these areas? If those sectors are not […]

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 […]

4 Ways Working Abroad Can Make You More Employable

Given the highly competitive nature of the British job market, it’s no surprise individuals are doing whatever they can to get ahead of the competition. Whether it’s further education, extra training, unpaid internships or volunteer positions, we’ll do it — as long as it means standing out from the crowd and getting closer to that […]

The CV – Your Shop Window.

Having spent the last number of years in commercial recruitment and before that in HR, I have seen my fair share of CVs. I have read them , corrected them, rewritten them and at times had to shred them. ( Sorry…but it’s true.) When I opened the post or my inbox on any given day, […]

5 Ways to fill a Gap Year

If you’ve been thinking of taking a Gap Year before you embark on the next stage of your career journey, it’s pretty much a given that you should plan how you spend it well in advance. Virtually all employers these days will expect that time out to have been time well spent. In an employer’s […]

Improve your Employability – a collection of tips

Improve your Employability – a collection of tips…. Whether it be for your first job, to find a new job, or to maintain and become more skilled in your current job, employability is a subject close to many job seekers’ and career advisors’ hearts. There are many ways that someone can improve their employment chances, […]

Volunteering – the alternative way to improve your employability

It’s no secret that finding the job you deserve is tough in this day and age.  Whether you’re changing jobs to pursue a new direction, returning to work after a career break or you’ve just graduated, it can be difficult to stand out from the crowd in the competitive job market. If you find yourself […]

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 Ways that your CV may appear Unprofessional

You might have spent hours, days even, crafting what you think is the perfect CV – the CV that is going to get you that elusive or dream job. However within seconds, a recruiter or HR Manager may have looked at it and immediately put it in the rejected pile. Harsh but unfortunately true. With so […]

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