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How to Handle a Competency Interview

There are very few interviews which don’t include some form of competency style questions. You know the ones – the questions where you are asked to provide examples of how you have reacted to or dealt with various situations in your past. It’s pretty much a given that you’ll be asked a competency question of […]

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 […]

Top questions that a jobseeker should ask at Interview…

Towards the end of most interviews, the interviewer will generally ask the interviewee if they have any questions that they would like to ask. The tables in a sense are turned. At this point, you know the end is in sight, and it can be easy to dismiss this with a quick, “No, none, thank you”, […]

Tips for Unusual Interview Questions

Tips for unusual interview questions If you’ve got a job interview coming up, you’re more than likely spending some time doing some research and prepping for some of the questions that you are likely to be asked. Since generally speaking, interviews tend to follow the same format there are certain questions that it is pretty […]

5 Ways to Fail a Job Interview

5 Ways to Fail a Job Interview If you’ve gone to the trouble of applying for a job and attending interview, it’d be fair to assume that you would do your best when at that interview to ‘clinch the deal’ as it were and prove that you are the best candidate and thereby be offered […]

How to become a Quantity Surveyor

Despite the doom and gloom often cited in the media about the state of the construction industry, Quantity Surveying continues to be a path which draws huge number of people with the hope of building a solid and successful career.  It’s one of those jobs that we hear mentioned quite often but might not be […]

Social Media and your Job Search – The Employable’s Top Tips

In the last few years, more and more organisations are using Social Media as an effective way to connect and engage with their clients, customers and with potential new employees. Likewise, many jobseekers have started to use Social Media sites as an additional way to find out what jobs are available and also to connect with […]

How to Become a Dietitian

Reckon you know your vitamin C from your omega 3? Do you have a passion for proteins and a flair for fibre?  Looking to turn your nutritional knowledge into a fruitful career? Then becoming a dietitian might just be the right choice for you… here’s our quick guide. What is a dietitian? First off, let’s […]

Job Board – Getting the most from an online job board

Getting the most from an online job board… If you are currently looking for a job, chances are that you have registered or are planning to register with an online job board. One of the main purposes behind this of course is so that an employer or recruiter can find your CV and contact you […]

Talk me through your CV

Once the initial social niceties and introductions are over, many job interviews start with a pretty general opening question. One of the most common such question is that old chestnut – “ So then…talk me through your CV…” It should be a relatively easy question to answer – after all, you will have hopefully spent […]

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