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Top Tips to get the most out of the Job Centre

The Job Centre… For many proactive job seekers these words don’t fall very nicely off the tongue. Firstly there is a certain stigma attached to being unemployed and the stereotype of the ‘sign-on-here’ culture. Secondly, once you have the pleasure (or otherwise) of having to sign on, it is often demoralizing to not only have […]

Why Career Advice can suck (the life out of you)…..The Diary of an Employable Blogaholic

When TheEmployable set out on this wonderful journey from redundancy, unemployment, to self-starting (slightly self-confessed) employability experts, we did not fully appreciate the lack of real career advice that was available… When I mean career advice, I mean the truth.. We have worked in the recruitment sector for a combined 14 years & to a […]

Being proud of being unemployed – Diary of a Employable Blogaholic

Being Proud of being unemployed. Last night was my ‘bi-annual’ trip to the bar! Maybe a slight exaggeration, but nevertheless, I am not a seasoned drinker. First round my brother-in-law bought, the second round, I returned the favour and passed the beers around to all concerned. “Cheers Cam” was politely returned until my brother-in-law jokingly […]

The New Kid on the Bloc – the Graduate startup with music at its heart

Imagine starting a website after finishing University, and within a few months you have thousands of site visits a week, a team of 150 reporters across UK and Ireland, and the chance to meet and interview some of the most current Rock, Pop, Indie and Punk artists as they tour and gig… sounds tough hey […]

Job Centre Reality – Diary of a unemployed Blogaholic

Job Centre Reality – Diary of a unemployed Blogaholic Part 3…. I don’t want to start on a negative as this Diary is supposed to be positive and uplifting…..however…So far I have scored my bi-weekly experience at the Job Centre as (puts on football scores voice) No Customer Service Utd 5 – 2  We Care […]

Diary of an employable blogaholic

Entry 1. And so I begin….Today is my 32nd day of unemployment*. *I say unemployment, but in my mind I am still working and therefore my unemployment status does not count. Plus, there are such many negative connotations attached to the word “unemployed”. Therefore, I have decided to no longer use the word unemployed and will, from […]

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