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Top CV Mistakes You Should Avoid….

Top CV mistakes You should avoid… You can spend hours, days even creating what you feel is the perfect CV and then you send it off in the hope that your CV is going to stand out amongst all the other applications that the employer or recruiter receives. And perhaps it will stand out – […]

Underused Job Hunt Techniques: How to Take the Road Less Travelled…

When we conjure up an image of an employable job seeker trying to hunt down an opportunity, the scene that comes to our mind’s eye will usually be of a solitary figure, sat amid a pile of jobs listings, or else scrolling through the almost endless number of jobs sites to be found on the […]

5 Tips for Sending a Speculative CV

When in search of a job, people will try almost anything in order to get themselves noticed by a potential employer. This can lead people to somewhat extreme (and often ill advised) measures which, well intended as they are, can have a detrimental effect on their prospects for employment – just check out some of […]

Ways to Gain New Skills in 2014

There are many ways to gain new skills, many think to achieve this by returning to school or by taking on a second job, amongst the ways in which people seek to improve their skill set, another avenue is volunteering. Volunteering can provide an excellent opportunity to gain new skills. The primary skills you can […]

How to Get a Job! some starter tips…

How to Get a Job! some starter tips… It is easy to sometimes get carried away with searching for a career, that you forget the basics on how to get a job. For some of us, a job is just a job! But in this current climate, finding employment, of any value, can be just […]

The new breed of IT jobs

With the IT industry branching out ever since the day it was integrated into the world, the need to push beyond mere technical roles has cascaded into a flurry of different occupations which include IT business analyst jobs and biostatistics jobs. It is these kinds of roles that are being highlighted within the new generation […]

How to Handle a Job Fair

If you’re actively job-seeking, you’ll no doubt be keeping your eyes and ears peeled for job fairs in your local area. Whether a fair is organised by a university or a job centre, the purpose is the same – it’s a direct way for job-seekers to connect and engage directly with employers and recruiters. If […]

Top 4 Job Interview Apps

As we all know, one of the most important ways to ensure success at a job interview is to put in the effort beforehand. Interview preparation is key! Of course that preparation can take many forms – from undertaking mock interviews to doing thorough research on the company. More recently however there has been a […]

How to Answer “Why do you want to work here?” TheEmployable Interview Tips

“Why do you want to work here?”…. In virtually every interview you will ever attend, this question or a variant of it, is likely to be asked. You may be asked why you want to work for this particular company, in this particular department, or why you want this particular job. And so too will […]

5 Tips for Grads starting their Career…

5 Tips for Grads starting their career…. Not every one learns particularly well via the written word. Some people are much more responsive to visual learning – a picture for some, does truly tell a thousands words. With this in mind, TheEmployable, are happy to introduce our first visual presentation; 5 Tips for Grads starting […]

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