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How to save time in your job search

Looking for a job can be a pretty time consuming affair and with more and more places out there where you can look for job vacancies, it’s certainly not getting any easier. Like with most things in life, a little prep and planning can go a long way – in a sense it’s all about […]

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 […]

4 reasons why taking your holiday entitlement is important

Last year Richard Branson came out with a bold idea for those employees working for his personal group – they could take as much holiday leave as they liked or thought they could afford to take in order to perform their work duties throughout the year. Admittedly not all employers are as generous, and whilst […]

8 people who can help shape your Career

It’s pretty understandable that over the period of your 40 year + career, you might need a little career guidance at some points. After all, to find and shape your career without any advice or inspiration might be a little tricky. So we thought it only wise to highlight 8 of the most obvious people […]

Coping with Redundancy – Part 2 – Mindset

Lat week we started the Coping with Redundancy feature by looking at how you can manage and prepare your finances – if redundancy is on the cards. Just as important, if not even more so, is the redundancy ‘mindset’ which we explore here in Part 2.   Thankfully in the last week of my own […]

Dealing with Long Term Unemployment – Some Top Tips

Dealing with Long Term Unemployment – Some Top Tips… It certainly isn’t a crime to be unemployed, but it is criminal to stereotype all of the long term unemployed as being disinterested in finding a job. Here at TheEmployable, we know only too well the sense of uncertainty and dissatisfaction that long term unemployment can […]

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 […]

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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