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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 […]

Top CV Tips for “Older Jobseekers.”

There can be no denying that the economic situation has had an extremely detrimental impact on the ability of younger people and graduates to get jobs.  It’s difficult all round – they may have the qualifications but not the required work experience and proven abilities in a commercial working environment. But what about those who […]

Adding structure to your job search – basic tips

If your job search is to be successful, it’s pretty much a given that you’ll need to put some effort in. From crafting the perfect CV to prepping the best answers for potential interview questions – it’s all vital. However so too is the actual job search process itself – a casual haphazard approach will […]

Job Search Tips for 2015

With the new year well and truly upon us, it’s time to ensure that those resolutions we made are being kept! After all, if we really want to instigate some type of change in our lives, then we have to make it happen – that is especially the case when it comes to finding a […]

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 – […]

Top tips for putting structure in your job search

If you’ve been looking for a job for a while or if you’ve only started your job search, one important thing to remember is that you can’t leave it to chance. Yes, we may have all heard stories of people who just randomly get offered jobs or who by chance come across the perfect job […]

5 Ways to Harm your Job Search

If you’ve been looking for a job for a while and not been having any success, it’s sometimes wise to take a step back and evaluate what you’ve been doing and how you’ve been doing it. Yes, the job market is very competitive, and the economy may still be pretty challenging, however these are things […]

Changing Careers – Some Things to Consider…

You might just be having a bad day or a bad week or you may think that you’ve made a big mistake with your life choices. Whatever the reason, the thought of changing careers does enter many people’s minds at one point or another. As we all know though, there is a big difference between […]

How to Answer “Why should we hire you? TheEmployable Interview Tips

“Why should we hire you?” Hmmm let me think for a little while!  The reality is that every question you are asked at interview is asked with the sole aim of determining whether or not you should get the job. The questions are all asked to help the interviewer build up a picture of you […]

Get more interviews – some basic tips

It’d be fair to say that a common complaint amongst many jobseekers is that they apply for lots of jobs but don’t get many interviews. Whilst this of course can be attributed in part to the challenging jobs market, there are still certain things that jobseekers can do in order to increase their chances of […]

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