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Self-Promotion Part 2: Tell a Positive Story – A post on Redundancy by Author Robin McKay Bell

Robin McKay Bell is a respected author and voice, on the subjects of Age and Employment. Last month Robin started a the first of a series of blog posts, on the subject of coping with redundancy and the story you have to tell. Click here to read Part 1 and please read on if your […]

Guest Blog – “If there is no job out there for me, let me create one”

So I’m Mathy… 31 one years old Transitioner, this is me, 8 months inhabiting the worlds of unemployed and almost self- employed. I have been searching for a real forum where I could communicate with like-minded professionals who have recently experienced some form of career-transition or job-loss. I can’t say it’s been an easy process but so […]

Self-Promotion Part 1: What’s Your Story? A post on Coping with Redundancy by Author Robin McKay Bell

Redundancy is traumatic – it’s generally recognised as one of the worst things that can happen to a person, right up there with a death in the family. Dealing with it is personal. There are no prescriptive methods that work for everyone. But one thing is certain: you will have a story about what happened. It’s […]

Redundancy – The Top Resources to help

Redundancy – The Top Resources to help Redundancy is one of those dreadful life events that until it actually happens to you, you can’t fully appreciate, or shall we say, understand. It may occur out of the blue or it may be on the horizon for a while; however either way, it’s a pretty difficult […]

Top CV Tips for “Older Jobseekers.”

There can be no denying that the economic situation has had an extremely detrimental impact on the ability of younger people and graduates to get jobs.  It’s difficult all round – they may have the qualifications but not the required work experience and proven abilities in a commercial working environment. But what about those who […]

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 […]

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 […]

Coping with Redundancy. Part 1 – Money

Sadly for many of us, redundancy and potential enforced job loss, is still very much an ongoing fear. The global economy, whilst still wavering between recession and minimal growth, gives very few people the security that their jobs are safe. Part 1 of our “Things to consider”, looks at the part of redundancy, that can […]

The BBC, the Public Accounts Committee, and zero contract hours…

Diary of an Employable Blogaholic – The BBC, the Public Accounts Committee, and zero contract hours… So… there have been a few employment related stories doing the rounds over the last few weeks / days and although they are totally unconnected – they ain’t really. Confused? Don’t panic – all will come clear! Over at the […]

Is a redundancy the perfect opportunity to launch a start-up?

There are plenty of old sayings that are built on a nugget of truth, although sometimes it can be hard to work out exactly that might be. One classic is ‘every cloud has a silver lining’ which basic means that although something might seem like a problem, it can have a hidden advantage or positive […]

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