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An outlook of the Library Industry

The fields of library and information sciences are competitive and lucrative career paths, especially since the industry is becoming more digitized. There are different areas of work within these fields that are available, but most require a higher level degree. These fields include but are not limited to archivist, information systems manager, database administrator, computer […]

“How To Stand Out From The Crowd in Your Job Applications” – Keren Mitchell from TheJobCrowd.com

When we asked Keren Mitchell, Co-Founder of TheJobCrowd to write a guest article for TheEmployable, we were keen to see if he had some timely advice for Graduate applicants applying for jobs in this tough market place. Check out Keren’s article below and comment below on any of the points he makes if you feel […]

The CV – Your Shop Window.

Having spent the last number of years in commercial recruitment and before that in HR, I have seen my fair share of CVs. I have read them , corrected them, rewritten them and at times had to shred them. ( Sorry…but it’s true.) When I opened the post or my inbox on any given day, […]

How to Hire Your First Employee

Your business is finally at a point in its growth where you need to hire an employee, or maybe ten, to help you take your business to the next level. While it is very exciting to take on a new team member, it can also be very stressful to think about trusting elements of your […]

Top Tips for Competency Interviews

Top Tips for Competency Interviews Virtually every interview that you will ever do will incorporate at least a few “competency” style questions. These are also referred to as behavioural questions and refer to the types of questions where you are asked to provide some examples of how you have acted or dealt with particular situations […]

Just Graduated? 5 tips on post University Job searching

Okay – we’ve all been there. We work (and play) hard for three to four years and then wham – we finish university and graduate – hooray! Then, unless you have already got a post graduate placement or apprenticeship arranged, the reality of what suddenly becomes ‘unemployment’ strikes! With this in mind, we’ve highlighted 5 […]

Top 5 Interview Mistakes

Interview Mistakes….Have you ever come out of an exam and wish you had the chance to go straight back in and do it again? In the usual post exam analysis with your friends or fellow students, you start thinking about the things you could have or should have written. Frustrating isn’t it? Well, for many […]

An Employer’s Guide: Bullying in the Workspace and How You Can Make it Stop

Bullying tends to be something we associate with the playground but unfortunately, bullying doesn’t end when our school days are over. Bullying in the workplace is a common problem and it can create an unpleasant working environment which will negatively impact employee morale. So what can you do to tackle bullying in the workplace? The […]

How to Become A Pharmacist

If you have a passion for working in the healthcare sector and helping people stay healthy; a job as a pharmacist may be a good fit for you. A pharmacist is a licensed, specially trained part of a healthcare team and works in conjunction with doctors and other medical professionals with expertise in dispensing and […]

Career Change – the questions you need to ask

Career Change – the questions you need to ask… It is not unusual for many of us to start feeling a certain apathy towards the job or career we currently hold. In fact you must be really lucky if you never have that ‘in the gut’ feeling that a career change is what is required […]

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