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CV Tips for Older Jobseekers

Finding a job can be a daunting prospect for anyone but if you are a more mature jobseeker, it may seem even more so. With lots of initiatives and projects aimed at the young unemployed, it can often seem that the older jobseeker is forgotten about. Not here however! At The Employable we aim to […]

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 – […]

How to become a Social Worker

‘Social worker’ isn’t exactly self-explanatory, is it? It’s one of those jobs that we we hear mentioned so often that we never really stop to consider what it actually entails. In its very simplest form, a social worker is someone who provides advice and enables support to vulnerable individuals, families and those living on the […]

Underused Job Hunt Techniques: How to Take the Road Less Travelled…

When we conjure up an image of an employable job seeker trying to hunt down an opportunity, the scene that comes to our mind’s eye will usually be of a solitary figure, sat amid a pile of jobs listings, or else scrolling through the almost endless number of jobs sites to be found on the […]

How to Answer ” Why did you apply for this job? TheEmployable Interview Tips

Why did you apply for this job? Well why did you?!  Whether it’s the company or the position itself, the salary on offer, or simply the fact that you really need a job, you will of course have your own reasons as to why you apply for one particular job over another. And determining what […]

How to become a nurse

When you were a child did you dream of being a nurse?  Many many people do, in fact it’s one of the staple occupations cited by primary school children when asked what they want to be when they grow up. For many this desire will dissipate over time, however for others it only grows and […]

5 Ways to Impress an Interviewer

5 Ways to Impress an Interviewer If you’ve been invited for interview, well done! In this particularly challenging jobs market, that’s no mean feat. Your CV or application form has served its purpose and impressed the employer so much that they want to meet you in person. Everything you do from here on in will […]

Top Tips for a Second Interview

Firstly, if you are reading this having just invited for a second interview, may we say Congratulations! You have done really well to pass the first interview and thereby overcome the first hurdle – now it’s a case of leaving the interviewer in no uncertain doubt that you are the best person for this job. […]

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 […]

5 Ways to Impress in a Video Interview

Thanks to Skype and the like, more and more interviews these days are taking place via video. Technology has a lot to answer for! However, just because you could potentially be interviewed in your own home, that doesn’t mean that you should let complacency set in. Preparation and planning are needed just as they are for […]

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