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Top Tips on How to ‘Perform’ in an Interview Role Play…

Why do Companies use the ‘role play’ in an interview? Well, it is argued that the combination of both a face-to-face interview and a ‘role play’ helps a company find the right person for the job in hand. A face-to-face interview helps to highlight your communication skills and capabilities and experience, but a ‘role play’ […]

Top tips to improve your employability after a long term career break

Top tips to improve your employability after a long term career break… There are a multitude of reasons why a long term career-break may occur….From Maternity and motherhood; to men, taking time out to become ‘daddy day care’; to redundancy and job loss, to a loss of confidence or long-term disability; to a once-in-a-life-time trip […]

How to Answer “Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time?” TheEmployable Interview Tips

Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time? Unless you are a time traveller or have and believe in a crystal ball, it is well nigh impossible to predict where exactly you are going to be in 2, 3 or 5 years’ time. In fact, some of us, we may not even be able to […]

“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 […]

How to Answer “What is your greatest strength? TheEmployable Interview Tips

What is your greatest strength? Well what is it!? Being invited to attend an interview means that you have already impressed. Your CV or application form has fulfilled its’ purpose in getting you in front of the employer. And whilst the skills and experience they have seen on paper are what has drawn them in […]

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 […]

**Guest Blog** Author, Robin McKay Bell, tells TheEmployable ‘Don’t Give Up — Blog Your Way to a Job’

Don’t Give Up — Blog Your Way to a Job Gillian Roberts has endured the worst effects of the current recession. (And it is a recession as far as employment is concerned. Let’s not be too fussed about technicalities – we have 2.57 million out of work,  and those aged 50-64 have the highest percentage of […]

“don’t take into count where you are from, but where you want to be” Guest Blogger Simondo Robinson, talks Youth Unemployment

Simondo Robinson, Creative Director of GigsandFestivals talks Youth Unemployment, expectations and what we can all do… The number of young adults out of work has reached an all-time record high with 21.3 per cent now unemployed that’s’ a rise of 74,000 over the last quarter. This means that nearly one million young people* are out of […]

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”, […]

Top 5 sites for Inspiring Startups

So you’ve decided you want to be your own boss. You want to start your own business. You might already have a concept, an idea, a business model and therefore it is simply a matter of doing your research and then getting on with creating a business plan and seeing where it takes you. But what […]

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