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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 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 […]

Struggling to get an interview: Going the extra mile

To get that perfect job, much like most achievements, you have to go the extra mile to make those dreams real. When job hunting, you will be far more successful if you have something to show-off to employers, and doing that little bit extra to get noticed is certainly worth it. Employers aren’t just looking […]

How to deal with Multiple Job Offers

It’s admittedly not a problem that every jobseeker has to face, however it’s still one which merits quite a bit of thought in order to determine the right outcome. What ‘problem’ are we referring to, you may ask – it’s that old chestnut – the multiple job offer. So what should you do if you get […]

How to Handle Panel Interviews

Interviews are never easy at the best of times but when they take the form of a panel interview, they can appear even worse. The thought of entering a room and facing a whole group of people can be pretty daunting for anyone – even the most confident amongst us. However, it needn’t be like […]

Job Interview- Ways to Stand Out.

Job Interview, Extra Ways to Stand Out Giving a good interview, rests on your ability to convince the employer that you are more suitable for a role than all the other candidates they are considering. Sounds pretty easy right? Of course it’s not…in fact, it can be devilishly tricky. As always, we are here to […]

Basic tips on Dressing for Interviews

If you’ve been invited for interview, chances are you will spend quite a bit of time on the preparation – from researching the company, to rehearsing the answers you will give to the most typical interview questions. Whilst these are of course vitally important, there is another area that you should not forget about – […]

How to Handle your First Job Interview

Let’s face it – job interviews are never easy, but when you’ve never even had an interview before, they can be an even more daunting affair. However like everything else in life, with a little support, guidance and prep that needn’t necessarily be the case. So if you’ve just left school, college or uni and […]

How to Answer “What Motivates You?” – TheEmployable Interview Tips

What Motivates you? Well starting thinking! During a job interview, many of the questions we are asked require us to be quite self analytical and our answers often reveal to the interviewer a lot more than we may at times realise. One such question which can do exactly that is when we are asked : “What […]

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

“What is your greatest achievement?” – Well where do I start!  Bragging and boasting about ourselves and our successes is not generally something that most of us like to do. Being humble and perhaps somewhat modest tends to be a much more socially acceptable trait to display. However, in an interview environment, that should change. […]

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