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Networking secrets & pitfalls… A guest post by Author & Entrepreneur Patrick Powers…

Networking is probably one of the most misunderstood and underrated skills. Some people think it’s just about mingling and some people think it’s about getting a chance to get in front of someone they can sell to. But this completely wrong and the latter is extremely counter productive. Done the correct way networking is probably […]

Speculative Job Applications – Basic Top Tips…

What are Speculative Job Applications? Well, like it or not, not every job vacancy gets advertised. Many positions get filled every day by people who take the initiative and apply directly to the company in the hope that there is a suitable vacancy for them. Although sometimes there is an element of luck in this; […]

Interested in telling your startup story?

Interested in telling your startup story?  Startacus -TheEmployable’s’ new platform for the self-starter is getting close to launch!  A key feature on the site will be to give early stage companies and Startacus members, the chance to tell their story – what they are doing and what they are looking to achieve – a one-on-one […]

Utilizing Your Natural Talents into a Decent Side Job

Utilizing Your Natural Talents into a Decent Side Job Looking for a way to utilize your natural talents? Want to turn your passion into a lucrative side income? If your answer’s yes, then check out these ideas to get started…  1. Editor/Proofreader: Do you have an English degree? Like proofreading? Then becoming a freelance editor/proofreader is […]

The Importance of Business Language Skills in Employment

The Importance of Business Language Skills in Employment One of the main reasons that many people decide to learn a new language is that they want to have a new skill to help them widen their career avenues and give them an advantage when it comes to securing new opportunities. The international nature of the modern […]

Body Language at Interview – The Employable’s Top Tips

Body Language at Interviews… So you’ve managed it! You’ve secured an interview. They want to meet you! You’ve spent hours perfecting your CV, researching the company and preparing for the interview. But the reality is that you could potentially ruin it all as soon as you walk into the interview room through poor body language. […]

How to Answer “Tell Us About Yourself ” – TheEmployable Interview Tips

“So then….Tell us About Yourself…..” Despite being one of the most frequently asked questions at interview and many interviews actually opening with this very question, many candidates do not pay as much attention to how they answer this question as perhaps they should. Don’t be fooled into thinking that this is simply a nice little opener […]

Career Change – the questions you need to ask

Career Change – the questions you need to ask… It is not unusual for many of us to start feeling a certain apathy towards the job or career we currently hold. In fact you must be really lucky if you never have that ‘in the gut’ feeling that a career change is what is required […]

How to get Interview Feedback

  So, you’ve been for interview. Then a few days, weeks or even perhaps hours later, you receive the dreaded “we regret to inform you..” email, letter or phone call telling you that you haven’t got the job. Admittedly, it can be pretty disheartening. After all, none of us like the feeling of rejection, do […]

Re-entering the job market – Job Search tips…

Re-entering the job market – Job Search tips… Just over 3 weeks ago, TheEmployable published its first e-book “How to Search and Apply for Jobs”…Now we offer you a sneak peek at one of the Chapters that we feature in the book; Niche Job-seeking advice, and in this article we concentrate on job seekers who […]

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