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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 […]

How to get a job – TheEmployable checklist…

How to get a job – that’s the question! Over the last year or so we have written many articles and found some many different resources to help you do just that and become more employable…However in saying that, sometimes you just want to find one article that lists all the resources and tips all […]

The Importance of Promoting Yourself as a Freelancer

Working as a freelancer offers many benefits, with perhaps the main one being the large amount of freedom and flexibility concerning the work you can take on or reject. There’s one major problem with a freelance career, however: if you don’t attract the work, you won’t get paid. There’s no safety net of a monthly […]

Songs for the Self Employed and Freelancer!

A couple of months ago we wrote a couple of rather ‘tongue in cheek’ posts to keep all you job seeking and interview attending folk motivated. After all – job seeking and job interviewing can be a rather unmotivated experience at times – so we thought our lists on ‘Movies to get you motivated before […]

Thinking of Starting a Business? Some other things to consider

Here at  TheEmployable we are keen advocates of all things that encourage career growth – be it, training, education, career progression, career change, or just all out refocus of the work / life balance. Of course, career growth can also include taking that leap into self employment and starting a business. But apart from all […]

Other Job options for Graduates

Other Job options for Graduates… Last week, I returned with my Diary of an Employable Blogaholic post and discussed in a convoluted way the issue of poor career advice being given to students and graduates pre and post graduation. But if a full paid position is not as freely available in the current job market […]

Weighing up the idea of working for yourself

Weighing up the idea of working for yourself Many of those seemingly “stuck” in the 9-5 grind might also be the ones spending time at their desk wondering how they could possibly set up shop for themselves and work off of their own accord. For some of these people the idea might be exciting, but […]

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 […]

Thinking of becoming self employed? We’d love to help…

Thinking of becoming self employed?  Back in August when we first revealed our sister site, Startacus, the “self start society”  to you all, we mentioned that we were still busy beavering away at another part of the site. Well…the good news…no…actually amazing news is that we can now let you guys all see the fruits […]

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Life Improvement Skills: Become a Freelancer

Life Improvement Skills: Become a Freelancer (Guest Post) – A guest post from Josh Boyd… Work is, unless you’re one of the lucky few, a necessary evil in life. Through it you are able to support yourself and hopefully be able to indulge in some of life’s pleasures that you love. In return, you give […]


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