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How to write a CV – some top-tips on what your CV really says about you…

How to write a CV –  some top-tips on what your CV really says about you… If your CV is your shop window, then the obvious question is ‘what are you selling’ and ‘are your products on display?’ A little suggestive perhaps, but the truth is that as a recruiter, you spend no more than […]

The Difference: MBA vs. EMBA

There comes a time in every entrepreneur’s career when the next logical step is pursuing an MBA (master of business administration) degree. However, depending on where exactly you are in your career can play a big role in determining if an MBA or an EMBA (executive master of business administration) is the right degree for […]

Angel Delight – A guide to top Angel investors

We all know who the Dragons Den Investors are don’t we? Willing to Invest their own money in exchange for business capital…. However from 1st time Entrepreneurs to seasoned startup and business professionals, you don’t need to appear on TV and deal with the lights and camera’s to get the action of some much needed business […]

5 Ways to make your CV stand out

5 Ways to make your CV stand out Getting a job these days isn’t always easy – in fact it isn’t ever easy! When jobs get advertised, employers and recruiters alike generally get inundated with CVs and applications so it stands to reason then that if you are to give yourself the best opportunity of […]

Body Language at Interview – The Employable’s Top Tips

Body Language at Interviews… So you’ve managed it! You’ve secured an interview. They want to meet you! You’ve spent hours perfecting your CV, researching the company and preparing for the interview. But the reality is that you could potentially ruin it all as soon as you walk into the interview room through poor body language. […]

No Interview Preparation? Here’s what you should do.

Of course the best way to avoid finding yourself in this unenviable situation is to actually complete some prior interview preparation. However we are very aware of people’s tendency to ‘wing it’, and whilst we would strongly advise against such a dare-devil approach to job seeking, it is only fair that we offer a few […]

How to become a Market Researcher

Back in the day, many moons ago, young me, my sister and my folks were asked to participate in some market research for a cheese spread company who wanted to try out some new cheese spread flavours on the general public; Cheese and Bacon in a toothpaste style tube springs to mind. It was a […]

3 Awesome Questions to Ask the Interviewer – A Guest post by Aimee Bateman of careercake.com

You have (hopefully) answered all the interviewers’ questions perfectly and it’s your chance to ask the questions. I have spent nearly every day, of the last 10 years, interviewing people for various clients. I promised I would eventually write a book which includes all the random/funny/crazy questions I get asked, but for now I am […]

Top New Job Boards – TheEmployable countdown

We all have our favourite job boards that we use to search for jobs online. But the online jobs market is a saturated place, and many of the big sites often flatter to deceive. With this in mind we wanted to take a look at some of the new pretenders that are currently hitting the online […]

Top Recruitment Websites 2015

Everyone loves a list and when job-seeking there’s nothing more handy than a list of top recruitment websites to help you to search all the relevant places to find a job. So bingo, here at TheEmployable we’ve listed our (in our opinion) top recruitment websites for you to search and apply for jobs that are […]

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