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Unspoken obstacles faced by mature candidates – Seven Elephants in the Room

Age stereotypes and objections are commonly held by employers. They’re present at very interview, being ignored, but influencing the decision makers. The challenge is to acknowledge and understand each elephant and then respond in a positive way. Here’s how: 1. Older people won’t work for a younger manager, or with a younger team This is […]

What to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer

What to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer Well done! You’ve been offered a job! Whether you’ve been looking for a job for a while or it’s simply the first job you’ve applied for, there’s a real sense of achievement in being deemed the ‘successful’ candidate and being offered the job. It’d be of course […]

Interview Nerves – TheEmployable’s Top Tips

There are very few people who could claim to not feel at all nervous before a job interview. It is entirely normal to feel anxious in some way, and especially so if it is a job that you have your heart set on. The important thing though is not to let these nerves get in […]

5 places to go if you become unemployed

We previously highlighted some of our top UK Recruitment Websites and of course visiting a Recruitment Website if you become unemployed and looking for work is one definite avenue to explore. But where else can you go, turn or look if you suddenly find yourself unemployed and are looking for a job? Here we highlight […]

Tips for a big city job search

Tips for a big city job search It’s one of those perpetual life conundrums – to live in a big city or in a more rural setting? Sure there are more jobs in the city, but there are also more people vying for them and likewise there are less jobs in smaller towns but there […]

Improve Your CV – Basic Top Tips

If you’ve been applying for jobs and have been struggling to get interviews or even hear back from employers or recruiters, then it would certainly be worthwhile taking a look at your CV and making some changes. Here are some basic tips on how to improve your CV that should help. Check the grammar and […]

Jobs that Help you Toward a Career

Building a career can be a very time-consuming process. Many people think that they can simply enter into a high-paying job as soon as they graduate college, but the fact is that this is almost never the case. With the job market more difficult to navigate now than ever in the past, it is becoming […]

Top 5 Alternative Tips for the Proactive Jobseeker..

Top 5 Alternative Tips for the Proactive Jobseeker… The problem with job-seeking is that  aside from doing many of the obvious things, after you have covered all the usual job-seeking techniques, you are left with the repetition, of doing many of the same things, over and over again to try and find employment. With this […]

Jobseeking Tips for New Graduates

It’s that time of year again – exam time. And if you’re about to do your finals and graduation is beckoning it can be a pretty scary time too. The thought of leaving the comfort zone that was your college or university can be a daunting one. With the media still filled with doom and […]

How to Answer “Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time?” TheEmployable Interview Tips

Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time? Unless you are a time traveller or have and believe in a crystal ball, it is well nigh impossible to predict where exactly you are going to be in 2, 3 or 5 years’ time. In fact, some of us, we may not even be able to […]

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