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Updating your CV – Basic Tips

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get a new job, then ensuring your CV is at its best ought to be one of your first priorities. Whilst it is always advisable to tailor your CV for every individual job that you apply for, it is still important to get your core basic […]

How to write a CV – some top-tips on what your CV really says about you…

How to write a CV –  some top-tips on what your CV really says about you… If your CV is your shop window, then the obvious question is ‘what are you selling’ and ‘are your products on display?’ A little suggestive perhaps, but the truth is that as a recruiter, you spend no more than […]

5 Ways to Research a Company

There is one question which is asked at virtually every job interview and which if answered badly can leave a particularly poor impression with the interviewer. That question? The old chestnut – “What do you know about us?” Answering this with a “Not a lot” type response conveys a real lack of care, disinterest and […]

Job Search Time Wasters

You may be absolutely desperate to get a job and to all intents and purposes feel that you are doing everything possible to get that seemingly elusive role. The reality is however that you may be actually wasting your time. No – we aren’t suggesting that your job search is pointless. What we mean is […]

3 reasons why being made redundant is a good thing – by Beth Reacher

Being made redundant can be a dark time; emotions such as fear, anxiety and depression can all  too easily take over. It’s not surprising when were preened from an early age to associate our self worth with having a good honest job. When it’s suddenly pulled away from us we can have a full on […]

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 […]

Unemployed? These Skill Sets Make You Employable! A Guest Blog by David Shindler

TheEmployable are delighted to introduce David Shindler, established Employability Author, Coach and Consultant who has agreed to write a Guest Blog for http://www.theemployable.com/ David Shindler is the author of Learning to Leap, a Guide to Being More Employable.  An experienced  coach, consultant and facilitator, David helps people at any life stage accelerate their employability.  He also […]

Filling a Gap Year – Basic Tips

If you’re at the stage in your career where a Gap Year is an appealing prospect, then it’d be fair to say that planning and preparation is key. There is no sense in taking deliberate time out if you don’t actually have a clue how you will spend it. Since employers will expect you to […]

5 Ways to make your CV stand out

5 Ways to make your CV stand out Getting a job these days isn’t always easy – in fact it isn’t ever easy! When jobs get advertised, employers and recruiters alike generally get inundated with CVs and applications so it stands to reason then that if you are to give yourself the best opportunity of […]

Things you should never say at Interview

As someone who has done their fair share of interviewing, I would like to think I have pretty much heard most of the ‘regular’ and ‘textbook’ answers that candidates give. Sometimes however, candidates can surprise the interviewer by the responses that they give – and not always in a good way. With that in mind, […]

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