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How to become a Financial Advisor

It’s one of those jobs that we hear mentioned all the time but maybe don’t fully understand what it is or what one actually does. In a nutshell, a financial advisor helps their clients choose financial products and services such as investments, mortgages, pensions and insurance. It is a pretty broad term and financial advisers […]

Preparing for Interview – Top Tips for Researching a Company

“ So then, what do you know about us….” At most interviews I have ever been involved in, either as the interviewer or the interviewee, this question generally features at some point. It is virtually a given that it will be asked. Which is why it always puzzles me why people don’t always pay attention […]

A Chat With Southend’s 60 Minute Mentor Programme

Last week we were delighted to report on an ambitious programme being delivered by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council which is helping students within the area to discover and learn about the career opportunities that are open to them. The 60 Minute Mentor Programme utilises the skills and experience of local businesses and organisations who play an […]

How to Become a Civil Engineer

How to Become a Civil Engineer ‘Civil engineer’ is a term which encompasses many activities across a wide range of work environments. On the most basic level a civil engineer is a professional who is involved in the design, construction and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment…but as always, it’s much more complicated […]

Unspoken obstacles faced by mature candidates – Seven Elephants in the Room

Age stereotypes and objections are commonly held by employers. They’re present at very interview, being ignored, but influencing the decision makers. The challenge is to acknowledge and understand each elephant and then respond in a positive way. Here’s how: 1. Older people won’t work for a younger manager, or with a younger team This is […]

How to Become a Marketing Executive

How to Become a Marketing Executive? Well here’s handy tips to help you on your way… There are very few sectors which are as diverse or dynamic as Marketing. Its influence can be felt in almost all aspects of our lives and is so ever present around us that we are often oblivious to it. […]

How to become a psychiatrist

How to become a psychiatrist? The most important thing when considering whether or not psychiatry is the correct career choice for you is research. Psychiatry, by its very nature, is a highly specific field of medicine and requires a distinct skillset and particular personal attributes to be practised with accomplishment. All too often the role […]

Top Tips for Panel Interviews

TheEmployable’s Top Tips for Panel Interviews… For many of us, hearing that we are facing a panel interview can immediately fill us with fear, dread and trepidation. For some reason, facing a group of people is so much more daunting than facing one interviewer on their own. However, like all interviews, with the right preparation […]

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 […]

How to Become an Events Coordinator

It stands to reason that Events Coordinator positions, otherwise known as Event Planners and Event Organisers generally suit someone who likes organising and running – yep, you got it – events. However, make no mistake, this is a hard job, where lots of pressure and long hours can become the norm. Event coordinators generally work […]

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