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Self-Promotion Part 1: What’s Your Story? A post on Coping with Redundancy by Author Robin McKay Bell

Redundancy is traumatic – it’s generally recognised as one of the worst things that can happen to a person, right up there with a death in the family. Dealing with it is personal. There are no prescriptive methods that work for everyone. But one thing is certain: you will have a story about what happened. It’s […]

Top 5 Alternative Tips for the Proactive Jobseeker..

Top 5 Alternative Tips for the Proactive Jobseeker… The problem with job-seeking is that  aside from doing many of the obvious things, after you have covered all the usual job-seeking techniques, you are left with the repetition, of doing many of the same things, over and over again to try and find employment. With this […]

Job Search Tips for the Older Jobseeker

The job market is challenging for everyone at the moment, but if you are of a shall we say more ‘mature’ disposition, it is particularly so. Press attention and column inches seem to be focused on the unemployed graduates, the so called ‘Neet’ generation. But what of the older job seekers who have found themselves […]

How to Rethink your Job Search

How to Rethink your Job Search When you have been out of work for a while and your efforts at getting a job seem to be getting you nowhere, it is completely understandable to feel completely disillusioned and frustrated. You may feel that applying for jobs is a waste of time if your applications are […]

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 […]

What can Unemployed Graduates do to find employment?

What can unemployed graduates do to find employment? Nearly two years ago, two unemployed graduates, struggling to find employment, decided the best way to gain experience, was to create their own jobs. Ironically, this lead to the creation of Jobsbody, a jobs platform that has embraced video technology to give job seekers the chance to not only […]

Job Search Blues, How to Beat Them

Over the course of our time at TheEmployable we have come to a startling (indeed perhaps even groundbreaking) conclusion – being unemployed is depressing. No we are not kidding…our ‘research’ has shown that not having a job and facing rejection, after rejection, after rejection, after rejection, after rejection can actually have a negative impact on […]

Career book “How to Search and Apply for Jobs”, hits the ‘shelves’…

Career book “How to Search and Apply for Jobs”, hits the ‘shelves’… 10 months ago, TheEmployable faced redundancy. A consultation was called. We knew, whilst the formalities had to be completed, that the writing was very much ‘on the wall’. However, with a career history in management, recruitment, sales and HR, and with a little […]

Coping with Redundancy – Part 2 – Mindset

Lat week we started the Coping with Redundancy feature by looking at how you can manage and prepare your finances – if redundancy is on the cards. Just as important, if not even more so, is the redundancy ‘mindset’ which we explore here in Part 2.   Thankfully in the last week of my own […]

Dealing with Long Term Unemployment – Some Top Tips

Dealing with Long Term Unemployment – Some Top Tips… It certainly isn’t a crime to be unemployed, but it is criminal to stereotype all of the long term unemployed as being disinterested in finding a job. Here at TheEmployable, we know only too well the sense of uncertainty and dissatisfaction that long term unemployment can […]

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