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How to Enhance a Resume during Periods of Unemployment

Although the economy is slowly recovering from the recession of 2008, there is still a long way to go to a full recovery. With high unemployment and underemployment rates across most of the nation, many workers find themselves between jobs. There are a number of steps workers can take to enhance their resumes during episodes […]

Volunteering – the alternative way to improve your employability

It’s no secret that finding the job you deserve is tough in this day and age.  Whether you’re changing jobs to pursue a new direction, returning to work after a career break or you’ve just graduated, it can be difficult to stand out from the crowd in the competitive job market. If you find yourself […]

Alternatives to the 9 to 5?

When you have lost your job or have graduated with no job in sight, the next step you take is entirely up to you. For many the normal route is to get back to the 9 to 5 as quickly as possible. This of course is not your only choice. From career shifting to career […]

5 Ways that Volunteer Work can Enhance your Employability

Many people look at Volunteering as a way for them to help other people and whilst this is of course true, by undertaking voluntary work, you can actually help yourself a lot too – it can improve your overall employability no end. Here are 5 Ways that Volunteer Work can Enhance your Employability. Networking One […]

The Benefits of Volunteering

We live in an ever more competitive world, and never is this more keenly demonstrated than when it comes to employment.   The days when a solid education and a smattering of ‘real world’ experience were enough to land you in the role of your choice are long gone. As a result, the modern job […]

Improve Your Employability – The Essential Skills

As anyone who is currently looking for a job will tell you, it is pretty tough out there. With increasing numbers of people applying for every vacancy that arises, it can be very difficult to even secure an interview with an employer, never mind a job offer. Improving your employability has become a must, no […]

Can’t Get Work Experience? Here’s a few ideas how…

Work Experience…The Vicious Circle. Can’t get a job because you do not have the experience, but can’t get the experience because you don’t have a job. This is a common problem that many new job-seekers face, if they are entering the world of work for the first time after University or College. If you have […]

Improve your Employability – Start Volunteering

Improve your Employability – Start Volunteering! There can be no denying that the current jobs market is a challenging one. With so many people applying for every position that gets advertised, it is essential that you do your utmost to ensure that your application stands out. It may be difficult though to make your application […]

Volunteering Benefits

Volunteering Benefits As charities and community organisations galore can testify, volunteering is an amazing and rewarding way to help other people.  However, it is also a fantastic way to help yourself – after all, it can significantly boost your employability. Since it’s National Volunteers’ Week once again, we therefore thought it would be quite appropriate and […]

Ways to Gain New Skills in 2014

There are many ways to gain new skills, many think to achieve this by returning to school or by taking on a second job, amongst the ways in which people seek to improve their skill set, another avenue is volunteering. Volunteering can provide an excellent opportunity to gain new skills. The primary skills you can […]

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