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Well-being and Work Benefits

Those of us who work in the UK currently have the longest working weeks in the whole of Europe totaling around 82,000 hours over our entire lifetime.  Shockingly (or un-shockingly for some of us) during the time we’re working we only spend around 4% more time with our families than we do with our work colleagues. When you consider how much of our time is spent working it becomes clear that managing our well-being at work is incredibly important.   … Continued

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Our Story

Peter Kelly left the Marines in 2015 after 10 years of service. As with all veterans he left the forces with a wide range of skills and experience, and yet none of it seemed to transfer to civilian life.    Over the next 9 months Peter remained unemployed, he grew more and more frustrated with a recruitment system that clearly wasn’t set up to help people into work.    During this time, Peter met up with fellow  former Marine, Kieron … Continued

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How did I get here? – Denise Underhill

This weeks meet the team is all about Denise Underhill. Denise is our Project Manager here at imployable. Denise has been working in marketing till now but shes changed course and is keeping the projects team on track! Her lovely black Labrador, Humphrey, sometimes joins us in the office to make sure we’re all doing our job! Read on to find out more.   Describe yourself in three words Tenacious, friendly and a bit silly   What is your job … Continued

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How did I get here? – James Pickard

This weeks meet the team blog is all about James Pickard. Picks is our Brand Ambassador (at least this week he is, our titles change weekly!). Picks was a professional PGA golfer and now looks after our sales team and all our clients. As we do every week for ‘meet the team’ we’ve asked him a few questions to get to know him better, read on to find out more. Describe yourself in three words Passionate, Determined, Adaptable   What … Continued

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Choosing the right degree

Going to university is a right of passage for lots of us. It’s a chance to move away from home, experience actually looking after yourself (by means of instant noodles and excessive drinking) and make friends for life. On top of all this you might actually get a degree and use it to advance your career… just a thought! Deciding whether to go to university is a huge decision in itself, especially now that people are recognising that apprenticeships are … Continued

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How did I get here? – Paul Vice

This week for our meet the team blog we’re talking to Paul Vice. Paul is a former Royal Marine, recipient of the Military Cross as well as an Invictus Games gold medalist and member of the Invictus Racing team (quite an impressive list!). Paul is our new COO and uses his military experience to keep us all in check. Read on to find out more about Paul. Describe yourself in three words Driven, Approachable and Friendly   What is your … Continued

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How did I get here? – Kieron Yeoman

It’s time for another meet the team blog. This week we are chatting to Kieron Yeoman, our co-founder. Kieron is a former Royal Marine. Before starting imployable , Kieron was running a business that actively coaches and supports people into work and helps the ‘unemployable’ into meaningful employment. This same drive to help people into work has carried into our work here at imployable. So read on to find out more about Kieron.       Describe yourself in three … Continued

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Is your job future proof?

There is a growing fear that in the future all our jobs will be done by robots and we will all be obsolete. In a recent study it was claimed that by 2030 more than a third of U.K. jobs will be at ‘high risk’ of automation. So, could you be replaced by robots? In school I was shown a video that declared 65% of my peers would eventually be doing jobs that didn’t exist yet. Now the U.S. Department … Continued

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5 Steps to Getting Into Work

So you’re on the job hunt? Finding the right job is one of the biggest things in anyone’s life. Being in a job you love makes your work days far more enjoyable but also improves your overall quality of life. So what do you need to do? Below is our list of the 5 most important steps for getting into work. 1. CV Most of us have created at least one CV in our lifetime. They are a labour of … Continued

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9 Great Questions To Ask At The End Of Your Interview

Interviews are nerve wracking. Being asked questions is one thing but what about the dreaded ‘do you have any questions for us?’. Although it often feels like you are auditioning for the role, it’s important to remember that an interview is a two way street and you want to know if this is a company you actually want to work for.   To prepare for the inevitable, it’s worth writing a list of questions you can ask. Below is a … Continued

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