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Cover letter- Basic tips

Applying for a job doesn’t just mean sending off your CV or completing an application form. In most cases you ought to also submit a cover letter (or email) to accompany these. Whilst some candidates make the mistake of either not doing a cover letter at all or simply briefly stating “Please find attached my […]

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 […]

Social Media; the New Reckoning of Recruitment

Social Media; the New Reckoning of Recruitment… Worth billions of pounds worldwide; infringing evermore upon the everyday world, social media is getting more and more powerful with new consequences being sought and exposed with every continuing day. Whereas once social media networks were used primarily as a tool to communicate with lost friends, the world […]

How to nail a video chat job interview

Video chat job interviews are increasing in popularity. These are often used as modern age substitutes to telephone based job interviews, or at times, substitutes for the traditional face-to-face interview. 18% of candidates have experienced a video interview in the past year, more than double the amount from a year ago, according to a survey […]

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 […]

5 Ways to Find a Job Online

5 Ways to Find a Job Online As anyone who has done it knows, searching for a job online can be a pretty frustrating affair. With quite literally thousands of different online resources to look at, it can be hard to decide where to look first and which would prove to be the most successful for […]

The ‘Homeless’ CV

The story of the ‘homeless’ CV will warm your heart. In the past we’ve featured many innovative CVs and regaled tales of creative jobseekers – from Philippe Dubost and his Amazon CV to Jannic Nielssen and his Kickstarter style CV. The creativity and ingenuity they’ve displayed is both impressive and inspirational in equal measure. Today though […]

5 Ways to Kickstart your Job Search

It’s that time of year again – new school terms and university semesters beckon and for many people it’s a whole new beginning. If you’re looking for a job though, that  feeling of a ‘new beginning’ and a fresh start may seem a long way away. It doesn’t have to be like that however. Why […]

Top 5 Apps for Job Seekers

Let’s face it – if you are going to get ahead in today’s competitive job market, you need to be using all the resources at your disposal. From the initial searching for a job through to the interview stage, you should never be complacent and simply rely on doing things the way you always have. […]

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 […]

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