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Interview Mistakes to Avoid

It’s no exaggeration to say that interviews are a minefield.  A veritable room of eggshells which must be transversed as delicately and as stealthily as possible to avoid major disaster.   But eggy explosive metaphors aside, interviews are indeed very tricky situations. The dos and don’ts of interviewing for a job are numerous and wide-ranging, […]

What to Wear for Interview – The Employable’s Top Tips

Over the past while we’ve given our fair share of tips for interviews – from how to answer the most common questions through to how you should focus on your body language. However there is another element that’s pretty important too – what you should wear. Whilst for some people it may seem pretty much […]

Top Tips for Competency Interviews

Top Tips for Competency Interviews Virtually every interview that you will ever do will incorporate at least a few “competency” style questions. These are also referred to as behavioural questions and refer to the types of questions where you are asked to provide some examples of how you have acted or dealt with particular situations […]

How to Handle an In-tray Exercise

How to handle an in-tray exercise Now that you are reading this tips post, we are fairly certain that you will fall into one of two categories. Some of you will have had the unhappy experience of undertaking an in-tray exercise and some of you will be scratching your head wondering what on earth we […]

How to get a job – TheEmployable checklist…

How to get a job – that’s the question! Over the last year or so we have written many articles and found some many different resources to help you do just that and become more employable…However in saying that, sometimes you just want to find one article that lists all the resources and tips all […]

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. […]

How to write a Cover Letter – TheEmployable Top Tips

How to write a Cover Letter – TheEmployable Top Tips… One part of the job searching process that often gets overlooked is cover letter and how to write a cover letter successfully. We tend to always focus on the CV and the application form and forget that a good cover letter can be a critical […]

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 […]

How to nail a video chat job interview

Video chat job interviews are increasing in popularity. These are often used as modern age substitutes to telephone based job interviews, or at times, substitutes for the traditional face-to-face interview. 18% of candidates have experienced a video interview in the past year, more than double the amount from a year ago, according to a survey […]

How to Answer the Top 10 Interview Questions – TheEmployable Interview Tips

Whilst it is of course impossible to accurately predict what questions you are likely to be asked at a job interview, there are some top interview questions which do tend to be commonly asked in most, if not all interviews. Over the last few weeks, we have given some basic tips, advice and guidance on […]


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