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How to Stay Positive when Job Searching

We all know that looking for a job in the current “challenging” economic times can be a pretty difficult task. The media is filled with gloom and doom stories – from the increases in the numbers of people claiming unemployment benefit through to the increases in the numbers of people applying for every job that […]

How to Improve Your Employability – Try Out These Free Courses…

We are all aware that one of the main ways to either improve our employment prospects or simply boost our skills and knowledge is to do a course of some type. Such courses are usually held at local colleges or universities and can quite often have hefty fees, even if you are entitled to concessionary […]

Graduating this summer? What happens next….

So, it’s coming up to that time of year again for many. Final exams lie ahead, followed by hopefully good results and then the long awaited graduation. But what happens next? For many students the last few years may have simply flown by without them having to spend much time thinking about the future. First […]

“Work is in the heart and in the head!” The psychology of Work and working…

Whatever a region’s employment rate, work, or the lack of it, has always played a significant role in human society. Since the beginning of time work has been a means of earning a living, of filling our time or of giving purpose to our lives. We tend to identify people by their job, as when […]

The ‘Homeless’ CV

The story of the ‘homeless’ CV will warm your heart. In the past we’ve featured many innovative CVs and regaled tales of creative jobseekers – from Philippe Dubost and his Amazon CV to Jannic Nielssen and his Kickstarter style CV. The creativity and ingenuity they’ve displayed is both impressive and inspirational in equal measure. Today though […]

The Not-Quite-Working Girl – Seven months and counting…

Jenna is our newest Guest Writer, and will be writing a series of diary themed posts from the perspective of a recent Graduate facing the challenges and potential opportunities of the current job market. We look forward to reading Jenna’s posts and I hope you do too…. The Not-Quite-Working Girl – Seven months and counting… […]

How to become a Jobs Ninja…..

Espionage. Sabotage. Infiltration….Perhaps not words most commonly used to describe the skills required to be successful in your work life… However, in this current climate you will most definitely need training, strong tactics, and unique weaponry to succeed….Without further ado, let me begin your training to become a Jobs Ninja…. Training. We all have weaknesses. Everyone of […]

TheEmployable Free Career Directory

With a career background in HR, Recruitment and Sales, we know a thing or two about Employment and Careers. Since launching this information and advocacy site, we have built up a sizeable following of individuals, groups and organisations all with a particular interest in all matters pertaining to employment advice and careers. To further strengthen […]

How Employers Can Benefit from Hiring Employees with IS Degrees

How Employers Can Benefit from Hiring Employees with IS Degrees When it comes to advanced degrees, many students focus on how programs will benefit them. Will I be able to get a better job? Make more money? Learn more about my field? Explore my passion? And while these are all important considerations, they do leave out […]

“Give us your Pitch” A crowdfunding project to help people ‘change the World’…

Changing the World! This week we highlight a crowdfunding project that could be good for us all… OneLeap is the only UK organisation to reach the finals of the prestigious US Unreasonable Institute, which backs social enterprises that can reach more than 1 million people. Now they racing to raise the funds to attend the Institute. […]

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