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Common mistakes found on CVs

Like ‘em or loathe ‘em, the reality is that unless the job market and recruitment sector revolutionises somewhat, the old fashioned CV Is here to stay. And after all, there is lots of information out there on how to create a standout CV, how it can make a good impression and how you can make […]

Should you include a personal statement on your CV?

Should you include a personal statement on your CV? If you are looking for an out-and-out declaration of allegiance for one side from us, I am afraid you are going to be disappointed. This is not because we are especially comfortable atop the proverbial fence, but rather that the sheer assortment of job roles in […]

Graduate CVs, How to avoid being overqualified

I suppose its quite a nice problem to have ‘being overqualified’. Upon graduating mid the worst economic recession in decades, I had only one thing on my mind, one statement that burned in my brain and refused to quieten down until its demands be met “Get a Job, You must get a job”. It really […]

Job Board – Getting the most from an online job board

Getting the most from an online job board… If you are currently looking for a job, chances are that you have registered or are planning to register with an online job board. One of the main purposes behind this of course is so that an employer or recruiter can find your CV and contact you […]

5 of the Most Creative CVs Ever

We all know that the jobs market is pretty challenging and competitive at the moment and that there are hundreds, in fact sometimes thousands of people all vying for the same jobs. Ensuring that your CV gets noticed by the employer or recruiter is an absolute must. In fact we’ve covered all sorts of ways […]

How to Get More Job Interviews – Basic Tips

Working in recruitment, we were often told by candidates that they had applied for tens, maybe hundreds of jobs and often never heard back from the employer and never secured an interview. It’s an experience that the media tends to pick up on quite a bit too – tales of an unemployed graduate sending of […]

5 Ways that your CV may appear Unprofessional

You might have spent hours, days even, crafting what you think is the perfect CV – the CV that is going to get you that elusive or dream job. However within seconds, a recruiter or HR Manager may have looked at it and immediately put it in the rejected pile. Harsh but unfortunately true. With so […]

How to Handle Gaps on your CV

Let’s face it – when it comes to our careers and employment experiences, very few of us will have textbook journeys. In an ideal world we’d leave school, college or uni and then just seamlessly move onwards and upwards in our preferred career. The reality however can be very different – we don’t always move […]

Top 5 CV Mistakes

As we all know, a CV’s primary purpose is to sell you to an employer or recruiter. A well crafted CV is therefore an absolute essential if you are to be shortlisted for interview. However many candidates fall at that first hurdle and make some basic errors on their CVs which prevent that ever happening. […]

CV Tips for Older Jobseekers

Finding a job can be a daunting prospect for anyone but if you are a more mature jobseeker, it may seem even more so. With lots of initiatives and projects aimed at the young unemployed, it can often seem that the older jobseeker is forgotten about. Not here however! At The Employable we aim to […]

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