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5 Ways to Improve a Cover Letter

Whether you are applying for a job by sending your CV by email or by post, it is generally common practice to send an accompanying cover letter. That cover letter serves as the first introduction to you, therefore it’s important that you take your time and make sure it’s as good as can be. Many […]

How to Avoid Job Scams

Whilst there are a few signs that the economy is starting to recover, the job market remains a pretty challenging place. There are still high numbers of people applying for every job and unfortunately there are still high numbers of opportunists and scammers seeking to take advantage of jobseekers whenever they can. It’s essential then […]

5 Ways to Avoid Job Scams

Looking for a job these days can be a pretty challenging affair, with increasing numbers of candidates applying for every job that gets advertised. It’s made even worse due to the fact that some of those jobs that are being advertised are not even real, legitimate jobs to begin with! Scammers and opportunists are viewing […]

5 Ways to Negotiate a Better Job Offer

It may still be a pretty challenging jobs market, but that doesn’t mean that if you are offered a job, that you ought to simply say yes without weighing things up first. After all, if you have impressed an employer at interview and they want to offer you a job, they obviously think that you […]

How to Organise Your Job Search – The Employable’s Basic Top Tips…

Looking for a job is both a time consuming and often frustrating exercise. From hours spent trawling online jobs boards, to time spent sending off CVs and completing application forms and then perhaps never even getting as much as an acknowledgement in response from the agency or employer. And the longer you look for a […]

5 Ways to Get More Interviews

If there’s one thing that most job-seekers have in common it’s the fact that they apply for lots of jobs and never hear back from the recruiter or employer. With the sheer numbers of applicants for every job vacancy it’s an unfortunate fact of life at the moment – recruiters and employers alike claim that […]

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 […]

Job Scams – TheEmployable’s Top Tips To Avoid Them

We all, I imagine would like to think that we are worldly wise, that nobody could pull the wool over our eyes. We may watch programmes like The Real Hustle and think we would be able spot the trick or “hustle” instantly. However, every single day, people just like you and I fall victim to […]

Job application follow up Etiquette

Job application follow up Etiquette.. So, you’ve done your bit. CV, application form and cover letter  all sent off. Now it’s just a waiting game , right? Wrong! Now it’s time for the ‘Job Application Follow up’! Applying for a job is the easy bit – the waiting around hoping to get contacted back is […]

Top Tips for Aptitude Tests

Applying for a job isn’t always just about sending a CV, having an interview and then potentially getting a job offer. Sometimes employers use all sorts of other elements in their recruitment processes – assessment centres, presentation exercises and the like. Another element which many tend to use is the aptitude test. There probably aren’t […]

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