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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 Important Things You Need to Include on Your Medical CV

While many employers in the medical career industry already prefer looking up online portfolios to check if applicants are qualified for the job, creating an excellent medical CV is still important for both current and aspiring medical professionals. Your CV is a useful reference for employers when reviewing your qualifications for a promotion or a […]

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 […]

5 Ways to fill Gaps on your CV

If you’ve been looking for a job for a while, chances are you are starting to build a sizeable gap on your CV. You may be treating your job search as a job in itself but that really can’t be added to your CV as an explanation of what you’ve been doing since you last […]

TheEmployable’s Top Tips for Telephone Interviews

The increasing numbers of job applicants for every position advertised means that there has been a distinct rise in the number of companies who are doing Telephone Interviews as part of their initial recruitment and selection process. It is becoming the most cost effective and economic way for many companies to do their initial candidate […]

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…” […]

Creating a CV That Aims to be Different

Whilst it is clear that there are some definitive do’s and don’ts when it comes to writing your CV, as for actually how you submit your application to a prospective employer, well, that remains entirely your choice. We’re all familiar with the standard two or three-sheet A4 CV, and it’s something that most companies will […]

Your CV, How to make a good first impression

Making a good first impression with your CV- 3 Key things to consider It’s well documented that recruiters make up their mind about a candidate within the first ten seconds of an interview.  Whether or not this is true, it does highlight the important role which first impressions have to play in today’s highly competitive […]

Old School Job Search Tips

‘Old School’ Job Search Tips Looking for a job is never an easy task, although at the current time, we all do have a lot more tools at our disposal than we once had – from innovative job boards to job search apps. Admittedly, technology is important in a job search, but so too are […]

How to Get More Job Interviews – Basic Tips

Working in recruitment, we were often told by candidates that they had applied for tens, maybe hundreds of jobs and often never heard back from the employer and never secured an interview. It’s an experience that the media tends to pick up on quite a bit too – tales of an unemployed graduate sending of […]

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