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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 […]

Is Social Media Stopping You Landing A Dream Job? – A guest post…

Is Social Media Stopping You Landing A Dream Job? By now, we’ve all heard the horror stories about employees that have posted inappropriate things about their job or boss on Facebook or Twitter, and have wound up getting fired over it. Similarly, we’re all well aware of the ways in which social media can aid […]

A brighter future – how you can help change things…

Contrary to what most of the media would have us believe, it’s not all gloom and doom out there. It’s very easy to moan and whinge and complain and rant , but it doesn’t really change anything does it? It doesn’t get you anywhere. So, in a bid to create a bit more positivity, we […]

How to Answer “What is your greatest strength? TheEmployable Interview Tips

What is your greatest strength? Well what is it!? Being invited to attend an interview means that you have already impressed. Your CV or application form has fulfilled its’ purpose in getting you in front of the employer. And whilst the skills and experience they have seen on paper are what has drawn them in […]

How to deal with Multiple Job Offers

It’s admittedly not a problem that every jobseeker has to face, however it’s still one which merits quite a bit of thought in order to determine the right outcome. What ‘problem’ are we referring to, you may ask – it’s that old chestnut – the multiple job offer. So what should you do if you get […]

New year, new career

With everyone around you talking about setting New Year resolutions and then proceeding to discard them, you could be forgiven for thinking the whole process is a waste of your time. However the problem could lie in setting the right resolutions. Big life changes such as changing your diet and adding exercise to your day […]

Using Career Training To Boost Employability

If you want to get the best out of your workforce, or from yourself, then think like a sports coach. The best coaches don’t force their players to get better; they train them to be better athletes. The same goes for the workplace. You can train your employees to do their job in a faster […]

Tell-tale signs you’re looking for a new job

So, you’re on the hunt for a new job and have started the process of looking. And it’s a common concern, how do you keep this secret from your current employer? Easy you may think, ‘just don’t tell em’! However in reality, whether you think it or not, there are signs that your employer will […]

How to Facebook Your Way to a New Job

How to Facebook Your Way to a New Job! Some handy tips from George Penman of Evergrad… It was once the case that LinkedIn was for your professional life and Facebook was for your personal life (and Twitter was for shouting self-aggrandising bite-sized statements at strangers) However, Facebook is now closing the gap with LinkedIn […]

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 […]

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