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Just Graduated? 5 tips on post University Job searching

Okay – we’ve all been there. We work (and play) hard for three to four years and then wham – we finish university and graduate – hooray! Then, unless you have already got a post graduate placement or apprenticeship arranged, the reality of what suddenly becomes ‘unemployment’ strikes! With this in mind, we’ve highlighted 5 […]

Top 5 Interview Mistakes

Interview Mistakes….Have you ever come out of an exam and wish you had the chance to go straight back in and do it again? In the usual post exam analysis with your friends or fellow students, you start thinking about the things you could have or should have written. Frustrating isn’t it? Well, for many […]

How you can use your best asset – your skills!

At TheEmployable we truly believe that everyone should be valued, “employed” or not. We all have skills, knowledge and experience that are worthwhile and valuable and which if used to their full potential can help us all make a difference in our lives. Our skills are probably our biggest assets. And in these, shall we […]

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 […]

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 […]

Improve Your Employability – The Essential Skills

As anyone who is currently looking for a job will tell you, it is pretty tough out there. With increasing numbers of people applying for every vacancy that arises, it can be very difficult to even secure an interview with an employer, never mind a job offer. Improving your employability has become a must, no […]

What are transferable job skills?

We all know that the economic downturn has had a significant negative impact on many market sectors. Retail and manufacturing for example have both suffered badly in recent times and consequently there have been significant job losses as a result. But what of the people who worked in these areas? If those sectors are not […]

Top Tips for Handling Unusual Interview Questions

In general, job interviews are pretty predictable affairs. Employers tend to ask quite similar questions and candidates tend to respond with quite similar replies. Of course there are always the exceptions – the employers who like to throw the proverbial spanner in the works. Some employers deliberately ask interview questions which are a little bit […]

Top Job Search Mistakes

Top Job Search Mistakes  Looking for a job can at times be quite a lonely exercise. You may have the support of your family and friends but when it comes down to it, it really just involves you. And when you are doing something alone with little or no feedback from other people, it is […]

Improve your Employability – Start Volunteering

Improve your Employability – Start Volunteering! There can be no denying that the current jobs market is a challenging one. With so many people applying for every position that gets advertised, it is essential that you do your utmost to ensure that your application stands out. It may be difficult though to make your application […]

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