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“How To Stand Out From The Crowd in Your Job Applications” – Keren Mitchell from TheJobCrowd.com

When we asked Keren Mitchell, Co-Founder of TheJobCrowd to write a guest article for TheEmployable, we were keen to see if he had some timely advice for Graduate applicants applying for jobs in this tough market place. Check out Keren’s article below and comment below on any of the points he makes if you feel […]

The CV – Your Shop Window.

Having spent the last number of years in commercial recruitment and before that in HR, I have seen my fair share of CVs. I have read them , corrected them, rewritten them and at times had to shred them. ( Sorry…but it’s true.) When I opened the post or my inbox on any given day, […]

Top Tips for Competency Interviews

Top Tips for Competency Interviews Virtually every interview that you will ever do will incorporate at least a few “competency” style questions. These are also referred to as behavioural questions and refer to the types of questions where you are asked to provide some examples of how you have acted or dealt with particular situations […]

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 […]

How you can use your best asset – your skills!

At TheEmployable we truly believe that everyone should be valued, “employed” or not. We all have skills, knowledge and experience that are worthwhile and valuable and which if used to their full potential can help us all make a difference in our lives. Our skills are probably our biggest assets. And in these, shall we […]

Volunteering Benefits

Volunteering Benefits As charities and community organisations galore can testify, volunteering is an amazing and rewarding way to help other people.  However, it is also a fantastic way to help yourself – after all, it can significantly boost your employability. Since it’s National Volunteers’ Week once again, we therefore thought it would be quite appropriate and […]

Adding structure to your job search – basic tips

If your job search is to be successful, it’s pretty much a given that you’ll need to put some effort in. From crafting the perfect CV to prepping the best answers for potential interview questions – it’s all vital. However so too is the actual job search process itself – a casual haphazard approach will […]

How to become a Veterinary Surgeon

Vets are possibly my favourite people. If firefighter beats lawyer, and astronaut beats firefighter; vets beat astronauts. There are a few reasons for this. First of all, they’re probably the most underappreciated medical professionals in society. In fact, the only people that seem to understand their benefit are Godfather type mobsters in Hollywood. Secondly, I’m […]

How to Avoid Job Scams

Whilst there are a few signs that the economy is starting to recover, the job market remains a pretty challenging place. There are still high numbers of people applying for every job and unfortunately there are still high numbers of opportunists and scammers seeking to take advantage of jobseekers whenever they can. It’s essential then […]

LinkedIn Skill Endorsements – Popularity contest or useful tool?

Before we get down to the nitty-gritty of LinkedIn endorsements, for those of you who aren’t 100% familiar, LinkedIn is a social network for professionals which allows you to connect with people who have similar professional interests to yourself. Think of it as a kind of Facebook for your career. By making connections (rather than […]

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