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Jobseeking Tips for New Graduates

It’s that time of year again – exam time. And if you’re about to do your finals and graduation is beckoning it can be a pretty scary time too. The thought of leaving the comfort zone that was your college or university can be a daunting one. With the media still filled with doom and […]

When to Go Back for a Degree, and When Not To

When to Go Back for a Degree, and When Not To One of the most common questions among those who are new to the workforce is whether or not they should consider going back to school. Attending grad school can certainly be a great way to take your career to the next level, but to […]

Guest Blog by Adzuna “Getting a 1st or a 2:1 worth over 300k over working life”

Degree results matter: Getting a First or 2:1 worth £300,000 over working life!! After Adzuna.co.uk, a comprehensive search engine for job ads, based in London, contacted The Employable, and asked if we could detail their graduate research findings on https://theemployable.com we were delighted to help. According to analysis conducted by job search engine Adzuna.co.uk, graduates with a 2:2 or […]

How to get Work Experience

If you’ve left school or university recently and have had very little work experience to date, chances are you could be finding the job market a little tough. We’re still in pretty challenging economic times and getting a job is still not that easy, especially if you have little proven practical work experience. Exams and […]

How Employers Can Benefit from Hiring Employees with IS Degrees

How Employers Can Benefit from Hiring Employees with IS Degrees When it comes to advanced degrees, many students focus on how programs will benefit them. Will I be able to get a better job? Make more money? Learn more about my field? Explore my passion? And while these are all important considerations, they do leave out […]

Top tips for graduates – how to succeed in life!

Taking a look at the news this week, it’s hard not to get carried away by the stream of economic despair that again seems to be hitting the UK. UK unemployment rises again, talk of double dip recession…again, youth unemployment up….again, business closures and redundancies….again; the déjà vu of this never ending recession hits again. Having […]

How to become a Veterinary Surgeon

Vets are possibly my favourite people. If firefighter beats lawyer, and astronaut beats firefighter; vets beat astronauts. There are a few reasons for this. First of all, they’re probably the most underappreciated medical professionals in society. In fact, the only people that seem to understand their benefit are Godfather type mobsters in Hollywood. Secondly, I’m […]

Why do graduates fall at the first hurdle? We asked a recruiter to highlight some of the reasons why…

Why do graduates fall at the first hurdle? We asked the Graduate Recruitment Bureau to highlight some of the common CV mistakes they find on Graduate CV’s, and the team came back to us with some handy tips via the very consultants who short list Graduate CV’s, in or out… “One detrimental mistake on your […]

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 […]

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