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Job References – Basic Tips

On most CVs these days, one of the most common phrases to see is ‘References Available Upon Request’. It’s pretty standard practice now not to provide full details of your job references from the off. At least that way, if you are still employed, there is no chance of a potential new employer contacting your […]

How to sell yourself on your CV

How to sell yourself on your CV With the jobs market still in a pretty challenging state, it’s essential that if you are applying for a job, that you do all you can to optimize your chances of success. After all, you won’t be alone in applying for any given job – competition is still […]

Social Media and your Job Search – The Employable’s Top Tips

In the last few years, more and more organisations are using Social Media as an effective way to connect and engage with their clients, customers and with potential new employees. Likewise, many jobseekers have started to use Social Media sites as an additional way to find out what jobs are available and also to connect with […]

Breaking into a career in the IT industry – Some basics on improving your chances…

Breaking into a career in the IT industry…..A Guest Post for TheEmployable… In recent years, I’ve met a fair few people that have had to put their dreams on hold due to the recession – this includes getting married, having children, buying a new house and looking for dream jobs, all of which can take […]

Give us your Pitch! Your Window to your current Crowdfunding Project…

Give us your Pitch! Your Window to your current Crowdfunding Project… Crowdfunding on the internet continues to grow in popularity. Individuals or organisations with potential projects, seek funding and support by the general public. They have a certain amount of time to reach their financial target and generally offer rewards or offers in return for […]

“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. […]

“Give us your Pitch” – A student led showcase event & a free Reiki healing project to build confidence after cancer

For this week’s ‘Give us your Pitch’, we felt that there were two crowdfunding projects worthy of inclusion. The first is an annual student-led arts project that needs a little helping hand and the second is a Reiki themed healing project for Women dealing with the after effects of Cancer. I hope you agree that […]

‘My Top lessons learned in starting-up a Startup’ – A Young Entrepreneur tells all…

In the UK, we have almost become accustomed to hearing about unemployment rates and a flatlining economy. As the youth of today are the business leaders of tomorrow, young entrepreneur Andrew Pallett shares his start-up tips with TheEmployable to assist those thinking about starting in business… There are few things more exciting and rewarding than […]

Top Tips for applicants to read job specs successfully…

Top Tips for applicants to read job specs successfully..An ‘Insiders’ Guide…. This is a real bug bearer of mine!! Picture the scene;  Man – aged 52, complains on the radio that he has made 124 job applications (he has all the applications that he made) and that he has not been shortlisted for interview. The […]

How an Executive MBA can advance your career…

  We all know that today’s employment market is a tough one and is not yet showing any immediate signs of getting any easier. Staying ahead of the competition in such a challenging market is not just an advantageous thing to do, but is an essential thing to do. Even those of us who are […]

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