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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 […]

The ‘Homeless’ CV

The story of the ‘homeless’ CV will warm your heart. In the past we’ve featured many innovative CVs and regaled tales of creative jobseekers – from Philippe Dubost and his Amazon CV to Jannic Nielssen and his Kickstarter style CV. The creativity and ingenuity they’ve displayed is both impressive and inspirational in equal measure. Today though […]

Dragons Den – the ones that got away…..

Aah… Dragons’ Den – how we love it – the “acceptable” face of reality TV. We all love sitting there, cup of tea in hand, watching as someone explains how they have invested the last 10 years and their entire life savings in some bizarre product or service . We cringe when they are asked […]

Post redundancy ….

It is true to say that when we hear the fateful words, “ I’m sorry, but we have to make you redundant , feelings can be somewhat mixed. There are those for whom hearing those words comes as a relief, a welcome and not entirely unexpected blessing ; whilst there are others who are gripped […]

‘Having Vision’ – Guest Blogger Dubem Menakaya talks up the forgotten quality….

‘They say anything’s possible, you gotta dream like you never seen obstacles’ – J Cole What are the qualities that make people successful? Hardwork? Perseverance? Passion? No doubt these are traits which are rightly attributed to successful people, like the young entrepreneurs featured on this site. However there is one quality which is often undervalued and […]

5 Ways to Stay Positive when Job Searching

If you’ve been searching for a job for a while and been getting rejection emails or letters galore, it’s pretty understandable that you may be feeling a little down, to say the least. Rejection is never easy to deal with at the best of times and when it relates to something as important as getting […]

How to become a Jobs Ninja…..

Espionage. Sabotage. Infiltration….Perhaps not words most commonly used to describe the skills required to be successful in your work life… However, in this current climate you will most definitely need training, strong tactics, and unique weaponry to succeed….Without further ado, let me begin your training to become a Jobs Ninja…. Training. We all have weaknesses. Everyone of […]

The One-Week Job Project

So you’re working as a Retail Manager, you have an accident and have to take a bit of time off. What do you do next? Go back to your old job once you’ve recovered? Well…that’s more than likely what most of us would do. However, it’s not at all what one Cornwall man decided to […]

Employed, Unemployed, Self Employed (Whatever)

Employed, Unemployed, Self Employed (Whatever) – Diary of an Employable Blogaholic Sometimes it is easy to get caught up in the moment. Especially when you are caught up in the realities of unemployment and unemployment benefits. Apart from the actual reality that unemployment benefit makes up a small percentage of what the UK government pays […]

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 […]

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