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49 per cent of businesses report graduates lack vital employability skills – how can this be improved? | Claire Granados

Claire Granados, Principal at Quest Professional – a business college focused on equipping A-level and university leavers with the business acumen, employability and interview skills required to fast-track aspiring students into the world of work – gives her opinion on how to equip young people with the essential tools to succeed in the world of...
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Taking on a Trusteeship can boost employability

Article provided by Ian Joseph, Managing Director, Trustees Unlimited Gaining board experience early on in your career and a sense of satisfaction you are contributing to society are two reasons why more professional women are becoming charity trustees. A report from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), suggests that one in four people formally...
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Learning a Language

How to boost your employability by learning a language

It’s fairly obvious that foreign language skills are a desirable feature on anyone’s CV, but do they actually make you any more employable? In an increasingly global world, where business, trade and knowledge transfer have few boundaries, the answer is an unequivocal yes. Less than a quarter of Britons can hold a conversation in a...
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How to enhance your employability through social media personal branding

How can candidates go about creating an effective personal brand? What are the main channels for doing this? (eg, social media accounts, CVs, LinkedIn profile, blogs, other web presences) How can they ensure they present themselves in the best light/make sure there is nothing that could do the opposite (eg, social media comments/photos)? Personal branding...
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