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The Extreme Jobhunter

Here at The Employable, we’ve featured quite a few innovative and creative jobseekers over the last year or so – from those creating quirky CVs through to those creating direct marketing campaigns. They’ve all got one thing in common though – they want prospective employers to sit up and take notice. And let’s face it, […]

50% of Britons turn to social networks to find work

50% of Britons turn to social networks to find work A new survey from social job search engine Adzuna.co.uk reveals that more than half of UK jobseekers are now using social networks as part of the job hunting process. With 2.5 million out of work and youth unemployment at a record high, Britons are turning […]

The Importance of Social Media in Your Job Search – A Guest Post

The web has become massively important in the last few years for many different reasons. It’s a source to find out information quick and easy and is great for socialising. But it’s also a hazard if you are searching for a job, as everyone is aware of the horror stories of managers finding ‘inappropriate’ content […]

The end of ‘Dear Lisa Rudgers’…We interview the job-seeker who launched an internet campaign to get her dream job…

Back in October last year we followed the story of Lindsay Blackwell from Michigan, USA, who took her jobsearch into her own hands when she created an interactive job application, with a website and video, to apply for her dream Social Media Director job at the University of Michigan.   Lisa Rudgers happened to be […]

Funniest Social Media “Experiment” Ever ?

So Social Media Week is drawing to a close and no doubt it has made a significant and lasting impression on all of us who have been fortunate enough to attend any of the numerous events and conferences or who heard any of the prestigious keynote speakers. To mark the end of Social Media Week […]

It’s Social Media Week – So what is it & whats it to you?

Today marks the 1st day of Social Media Week, a now Global event that will feature around 1000, mostly free events globally and in 20 different cities. Reflecting the global impact of social media– and its role as a catalyst in driving economic, cultural, political and social change– Social Media Week is one of the world’s […]

Top Tips for Job Searching

One of the most frustrating elements of getting a job is of course the “job search’ itself. In an attempt to perhaps ease that frustration somewhat, we have put together a list of our “Top Tips for Job Searching”. These are not listed in any particular order and the key thing is that you really […]

Twitchhiker by Paul Smith – a Review

Twitchhiker – How One Man Travelled the World by Twitter – Paul Smith. Rarely a day goes by now where we do not read, see or hear about the power of social media and networking. I believe that one of the most innovative uses of that in recent years has been the “ Twitchhiker”. In […]


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