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How to Handle Gaps on your CV

Let’s face it – when it comes to our careers and employment experiences, very few of us will have textbook journeys. In an ideal world we’d leave school, college or uni and then just seamlessly move onwards and upwards in our preferred career. The reality however can be very different – we don’t always move […]

The First Things Employers Look for on a CV

Your CV is your ticket to the promised land – the job of your dreams that you have worked all of your working life for, so you want to ensure that everything on your CV gives the best representation of your professional profile. Potential employers won’t spend longer than a few seconds reading a CV, […]

Creative CVs: a go, or a no?

When the job market is difficult, it can be tricky to make your CV stand out from the crowd. When one hundred or so people are applying for the same vacancy, how do you make your slip of white paper pop to a tired HR manager who’s sifting through a sheaf of CVs from eloquent, […]

5 Tips for Writing Your First CV

Creating a CV can be an extremely daunting task, even for those with lots of qualifications and ample relevant experience. Imagine then, the conundrum faced by those who find themselves in need of a job, never having worked before let alone created a CV. If you are one of these folks, staring in horror at […]

Your CV – a To-do list to start 2016

And so our career action plans for 2016 continue. Last week our list of career things to do in 2016 continued with heaps of fab tips and links to previous articles on the process of Searching and Applying for Jobs. This was actually the second part of this series of recap posts, the first being […]

How to deal with Layoffs on your Resume

Michael Davis is a career counselor with more than 25 years of experience in private practice. Here he gives TheEmployable 8 of his top tips on dealing with layoffs on your resume.. Thousands of workers are laid off each year. The good news is that a past blemish doesn’t have to ruin your future prospects. […]

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 […]

Improve Your CV – Basic Top Tips

If you’ve been applying for jobs and have been struggling to get interviews or even hear back from employers or recruiters, then it would certainly be worthwhile taking a look at your CV and making some changes. Here are some basic tips on how to improve your CV that should help. Check the grammar and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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