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Top CV Mistakes You Should Avoid….

Top CV mistakes You should avoid… You can spend hours, days even creating what you feel is the perfect CV and then you send it off in the hope that your CV is going to stand out amongst all the other applications that the employer or recruiter receives. And perhaps it will stand out – […]

Underused Job Hunt Techniques: How to Take the Road Less Travelled…

When we conjure up an image of an employable job seeker trying to hunt down an opportunity, the scene that comes to our mind’s eye will usually be of a solitary figure, sat amid a pile of jobs listings, or else scrolling through the almost endless number of jobs sites to be found on the […]

How to Answer ” Why did you apply for this job? TheEmployable Interview Tips

Why did you apply for this job? Well why did you?!  Whether it’s the company or the position itself, the salary on offer, or simply the fact that you really need a job, you will of course have your own reasons as to why you apply for one particular job over another. And determining what […]

“Give us your Pitch” A crowdfunding project to allow 600 people to drink safe water…

On Wednesday we officially launched our “Give us your Pitch” campaign to highlight current and imminent crowdfunding projects that needed a little publicity. You can see the post here, where we highlight our plans and what we are looking for. You can also see out first Pitch that went live a couple of weeks ago to pilot […]

Top Tips for a Second Interview

Firstly, if you are reading this having just invited for a second interview, may we say Congratulations! You have done really well to pass the first interview and thereby overcome the first hurdle – now it’s a case of leaving the interviewer in no uncertain doubt that you are the best person for this job. […]

The Employable’s Top Inspirational Quotes…

Monday next marks the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week when people all over the world will get together and talk about making changes in their lives and consider starting up a business. To help inspire, motivate and encourage you to get into the “entrepreneurial mindset”, we have today compiled a list of our Top Inspirational […]

‘Having Vision’ – Guest Blogger Dubem Menakaya talks up the forgotten quality….

‘They say anything’s possible, you gotta dream like you never seen obstacles’ – J Cole What are the qualities that make people successful? Hardwork? Perseverance? Passion? No doubt these are traits which are rightly attributed to successful people, like the young entrepreneurs featured on this site. However there is one quality which is often undervalued and […]

#TheEmployable Artist in Residence #Artist No 3. Hannah Catmur

We gratefully introduce our 3rd Artist in Residence, Designer, Hannah Catmur, who profiles her work below and also gives us a rundown on her inspirations, achievements & plans for the future.  Tell us a bit about your design / art background so far… I have always had a strong interest in the visual communication field. I studied […]

Getting the most out of a recruitment agency as a job seeker

Dear Job-seeker,  Getting the most from the recruitment agency you decide to use is often not a simple process. With the market place saturated with good candidates, and not too many jobs, please find below our ‘insiders guide’ to getting the most out of your recruitment agency experience! Please report back, any conflicting stories you have […]

How to Answer “Why do you want to work here?” TheEmployable Interview Tips

“Why do you want to work here?”…. In virtually every interview you will ever attend, this question or a variant of it, is likely to be asked. You may be asked why you want to work for this particular company, in this particular department, or why you want this particular job. And so too will […]

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