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Avoiding Job Scams – Basic Tips

As we all know, looking for a job can be a time consuming affair and as we all know time is a pretty precious commodity. That’s why it’s really important to devote your energies into applying for jobs that are actually worth it. We’re not suggesting that you only apply for jobs with huge salaries […]

Tips for your First Ever Job Interview

If you’re just about to leave school or college and enter the big bad world of work, it can be a pretty daunting prospect. Add to that the current challenging economic situation and it may seem that finding a job is going to be an even scarier task. Here at The Employable we know it’s […]

Updating your CV – Basic Tips

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get a new job, then ensuring your CV is at its best ought to be one of your first priorities. Whilst it is always advisable to tailor your CV for every individual job that you apply for, it is still important to get your core basic […]

Top Tips to Assessment Centres

Firstly, if you have been invited to an Assessment Centre, “Congratulations!” You have already been successful in being shortlisted to this stage and in the current jobs market that is no mean feat. So, well done! As most Assessment Centres generally have a very similar format, we have collated here our Top Tips for their most […]

CV Tips for Older Jobseekers

Finding a job can be a daunting prospect for anyone but if you are a more mature jobseeker, it may seem even more so. With lots of initiatives and projects aimed at the young unemployed, it can often seem that the older jobseeker is forgotten about. Not here however! At The Employable we aim to […]

First Job Interview – Basic Tips

Going for a job interview can be a scary enough prospect for most of us, but if it’s your first ever job interview, it can be even worse. However like every other aspect of jobseeking, if you put a little effort in, it can be so much easier to handle. If you’re just about to […]

Improving your CV – Basic Tips

Been applying for jobs but not getting any interviews? Chances are it’s because your CV is not really doing its job! After all, the purpose of a CV is to sell you to an employer and ensure that they are so impressed that they want to meet you in person. If that’s not happening, it’s […]

How to Handle a CV Makeover

The importance of a good CV in your job search activities should never be underestimated. It, above all else will determine where you go next in your job seeking journey. If it serves its purpose, you will be shortlisted for interview, if not, then you’ll unfortunately get one of those “We regret to inform you…” […]

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 […]

When to Go Back for a Degree, and When Not To

When to Go Back for a Degree, and When Not To One of the most common questions among those who are new to the workforce is whether or not they should consider going back to school. Attending grad school can certainly be a great way to take your career to the next level, but to […]

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