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Funniest Rejection Letters Ever…

Dear  …… I am writing to thank you for your application for the post of …………I regret to inform you that, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. I would like to thank you for your time and your interest in this post , and I wish you every success in the future. Yours […]

An ‘insiders’ guide – Top complaints about Recruitment Agencies and what you can do about them…

In no particular order, these are all typical complaints, that applicants have with recruitment agencies.  With over 9 years commercial recruitment agency experience, this ‘insider’ gives you the inside point of view on how, as an applicant to then deal with the issues some of you have had… 1. You send in your CV or your […]

“Give us your Pitch” A crowdfunding project to help people ‘change the World’…

Changing the World! This week we highlight a crowdfunding project that could be good for us all… OneLeap is the only UK organisation to reach the finals of the prestigious US Unreasonable Institute, which backs social enterprises that can reach more than 1 million people. Now they racing to raise the funds to attend the Institute. […]

Post redundancy ….

It is true to say that when we hear the fateful words, “ I’m sorry, but we have to make you redundant , feelings can be somewhat mixed. There are those for whom hearing those words comes as a relief, a welcome and not entirely unexpected blessing ; whilst there are others who are gripped […]

Resources to help your Startup

Open any newspaper these days and you are likely to be bombarded with gloom and doom type stories – telling of redundancies, the double dip recession, the so called “lost generation” of graduates and the ever increasing unemployment figures. There are probably a few more positive stories in there too ; it’s just that they […]

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”, […]

Interview mistakes to avoid – careercake.tv giving you online face-to-face advice…

At TheEmployable we like people who talk the talk and then walk the walk… Writing about employability and improving your career prospects can be tough to visualise on a page, as some people like being given career advice face to face. Whilst some of us can read between the lines and take the career advice […]

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 […]

Dragons Den – the ones that got away…..

Aah… Dragons’ Den – how we love it – the “acceptable” face of reality TV. We all love sitting there, cup of tea in hand, watching as someone explains how they have invested the last 10 years and their entire life savings in some bizarre product or service . We cringe when they are asked […]

How to write a Cover Letter – TheEmployable Top Tips

How to write a Cover Letter – TheEmployable Top Tips… One part of the job searching process that often gets overlooked is cover letter and how to write a cover letter successfully. We tend to always focus on the CV and the application form and forget that a good cover letter can be a critical […]

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