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Top 5 Tips for New Graduates

The long hard slog may be over…the degree is finally in your hands, but for many graduates the hardest task of all is about to begin. Entering a pretty tough jobs market in such a challenging economic climate is not something to look forward to. Add that to the daily media onslaught of gloom and […]

Career book “How to Search and Apply for Jobs”, hits the ‘shelves’…

Career book “How to Search and Apply for Jobs”, hits the ‘shelves’… 10 months ago, TheEmployable faced redundancy. A consultation was called. We knew, whilst the formalities had to be completed, that the writing was very much ‘on the wall’. However, with a career history in management, recruitment, sales and HR, and with a little […]

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 […]

How to Become a Typist

You would be forgiven for imagining, that pretty much anyone who is proficient in the use of a keyboard could make a successful application for a typist position…but you’d be wrong. Whilst of course, typing prowess is a major component of what makes a good typist, there are many more things which need to be […]

How to become an Anaesthetist

We tend to look at anaesthetists in two very different lights. On the one hand they are the blessed deliverers of pain soothing medications and on the other they are the last face you see before being dragged into the uncertain depths of a medically induced coma.  But whatever way you look at them, there […]

How to become a Social Worker

‘Social worker’ isn’t exactly self-explanatory, is it? It’s one of those jobs that we we hear mentioned so often that we never really stop to consider what it actually entails. In its very simplest form, a social worker is someone who provides advice and enables support to vulnerable individuals, families and those living on the […]

Top Tips for Completing Application Forms

Applying for a job doesn’t always mean sending off a CV. There are increasing numbers of employers who are using the application form as their preferred means of recruitment and selection. Whilst for some employers that may mean the traditional paper application form, but for others it may consist of an application form completed and submitted […]

Rewarding Careers in Health: A Look at Three Paths, Their Requirements, and the Rewards

The health industry provides many different paths (all of which can be rewarding). Not only does a career in health set you in an industry that is continuously growing but also one which allows you to make an impact with your profession. Due to the hundreds of various roles one may play, the industry also […]

How to Become a Publishing Editor

It is safe to assume that if you have taken the time to check out this article then you must be at least a little acquainted with the role of publishing editor and have some degree of interest in pursuing it as a future career.  Nevertheless as always, it is necessary that we begin with […]

5 Ways to make a good first impression at interview

It’s said that many interviewers make up their mind about a potential candidate’s suitability for a job within minutes of meeting them. First impressions certainly count, so if you are attending a job interview, it’s vital that you do all that you can to make sure an employer gains a positive and good impression of […]

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