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5 Ways to Improve Your CV

If you’ve been applying for jobs for a while now and seemingly having absolutely no success, it’s perhaps time to take stock and see what, if anything you could be doing wrong. One of the first things perhaps you should look at is your CV itself. Yes, you may have spent hours creating and in […]

5 Tips for Writing Your First CV

Creating a CV can be an extremely daunting task, even for those with lots of qualifications and ample relevant experience. Imagine then, the conundrum faced by those who find themselves in need of a job, never having worked before let alone created a CV. If you are one of these folks, staring in horror at […]

How to Handle a CV Makeover

The importance of a good CV in your job search activities should never be underestimated. It, above all else will determine where you go next in your job seeking journey. If it serves its purpose, you will be shortlisted for interview, if not, then you’ll unfortunately get one of those “We regret to inform you…” […]

Jobseeking Mistakes You Should Avoid

Jobseeking mistakes you should avoid. Looking for a job is never an easy task, even at the best of times. Admittedly, there are plenty of things out of your control – the economy, who is and who isn’t recruiting, how many people are applying for the same job as you – the list goes on…. The […]

Creative CVs: a go, or a no?

When the job market is difficult, it can be tricky to make your CV stand out from the crowd. When one hundred or so people are applying for the same vacancy, how do you make your slip of white paper pop to a tired HR manager who’s sifting through a sheaf of CVs from eloquent, […]

Dealing with Gaps on your CV

In an ideal world our CVs would all be seamless and straightforward. We would leave school or college, immediately find a job and continue our careers by going from job to job with no gaps in between. The reality though is very different. All sorts of things can get in the way and we can […]

The CV that’s making headline news…

The CV that’s making headline news… As we all know, the job market is still pretty challenging and that’s probably the primary reason why many jobseekers are seemingly going to extreme lengths in order to stand out. For those jobseekers in particular, a CV is not just a standard 2 page document outlining all their […]

Interview Tips for Older Jobseekers

The young ‘unemployed’ and the NEET generation may grab the headlines, however they are not the only section of our society which is suffering from joblessness in the current climate. Many older jobseekers also are finding themselves facing an uncertain future and intense competition when applying for any job which gets advertised. This older demographic […]

How to Answer “What Motivates You?” – TheEmployable Interview Tips

What Motivates you? Well starting thinking! During a job interview, many of the questions we are asked require us to be quite self analytical and our answers often reveal to the interviewer a lot more than we may at times realise. One such question which can do exactly that is when we are asked : “What […]

Not getting to interview stage? TheEmployable’s Top Tips to change that…

Not getting to interview stage? TheEmployable’s Top Tips to change that… In the last few years in particular, when working in commercial recruitment, we often spoke to candidates who said: “ I’ve applied for loads of jobs and haven’t even had one interview.” They told stories of sending off sometimes hundreds of CVs and application […]

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