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Simple Skills Needed for Self Employment

Chances are we’ve all considered self-employment at least once in our lives. After all, there are a lot of good things that come along with it  and who wouldn’t want to be their own boss? However, many people decide not to take the plunge for a variety of reasons, whether it be fear of failure […]

Tips for Planning a Career Change in 2015

A new year brings with it great opportunities, not least of which is the chance to make a career change. Traditionally the crossover between one year and the next is a time for reflection, assessment and positive change; a time when we examine our lives, identify things we aren’t happy with, and make important alterations. […]

Have Liam Neeson Endorse your LinkedIn Skills

If you use LinkedIn, pay attention to skill endorsements and are a fan of the ‘Taken’ movie franchise, then 20th Century Fox and LinkedIn have a competition just for you…a rather strange competition. Until the 23rd of December (at midnight) you will have the opportunity to get your LinkedIn skills endorsed by Bryan Mills, the […]

Ways to Gain New Skills in 2014

There are many ways to gain new skills, many think to achieve this by returning to school or by taking on a second job, amongst the ways in which people seek to improve their skill set, another avenue is volunteering. Volunteering can provide an excellent opportunity to gain new skills. The primary skills you can […]

Social media experience demand on the rise

According to new data released by job search engine Adzuna, demand for social media skills and knowledge is on the rise amongst forward thinking UK employers, with over 13,000 jobs around the country demanding candidates with specific skills and experience in this arena, a 66% increase on last year.  Understandably so, TheEmployable reckons, since social […]

Worst things that Jobseekers can assume

Any jobseeker, whether they recognise it or not, carries with them certain assumptions about their career prospects and opportunities. And, recognising the signs of when you are perhaps assuming too much, can be very difficult to spot for someone who is in the midst of jobseeking. As anyone who has ever worked in recruitment will […]

How to become an interior designer

How to become an interior designer? Have you got an eye for fabulous furnishings?  Do you have a passion for pouffes or a love of light fittings?  Reckon you could turn your sense for style into a lucrative and enjoyable career?-  Then this might just be the post for you. First off it would be […]

What Skills Do You Need as a Public Sector Manager?

Hit by budget cuts, structure overhauls, and risk of pension reductions, the public sector continues to face challenges. In this ever-changing environment, it takes skilled and talented managers to keep businesses running and staff motivated. Here are some important skills for public sector managers to embody: Adaptability Changes to public sector structure and funding means […]

An interview with Rioch Edwards-Brown, Social Entrepreneur and inspiration…

Katie Hopkins, formally an Apprentice finalist has a reputation for “Telling it like it is”, as she proudly highlights on her own website. Last week she caused an uproar for stating that the unemployed should be ‘creamed and parked’ on Radio 5 Live, and that we should be creaming off the talented unemployed and for […]


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