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How to Handle a Psychometric Test

Some of you may be scratching your heads and wondering to yourselves “what on earth is a psychometric test?”- this makes you one of the lucky ones since you have obviously never had to take one. The less fortunate amongst you will already know that a psychometric test is an objective way for recruiters to […]

5 Ways to Build your Job Network

Virtually every employment or careers advice book, blog or article will highlight how important networking is to your job search – we’ve even mentioned it ourselves in our own ebook How to Search and Apply for Jobs (*ahem* shameless plug). However in reality how easy is it to network effectively so that it can have […]

How you can use your best asset – your skills!

At TheEmployable we truly believe that everyone should be valued, “employed” or not. We all have skills, knowledge and experience that are worthwhile and valuable and which if used to their full potential can help us all make a difference in our lives. Our skills are probably our biggest assets. And in these, shall we […]

Psychometric Tests – A beginner’s guide from Inside Buzz

Nowadays, any reputable employer includes online psychometric tests as a substantial part of its’ assessment and selection process. Some of the most popular tests candidates are likely to encounter in the preliminary application process are: Numerical reasoning: These are multiple choice tests which normally involve reading data off a graph or table. Often they revolve around […]

Focus on Learning Skills that Make You Employable

Entering the job market is no easy task, especially when the competition is stiff. The sad fact is that there are more people looking for work than there are positions available so if you want to land the perfect job, one with a future, you need to focus on learning skills that will make you […]

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 […]

TheEmployable Contributors & guest writers wanted!

We are currently looking to build up our team of ’employable’ contributors and guest writers and that is hopefully you come in! You might love writing but simply don’t have the time to manage your own blog, you may simply have something to say and would love the world to hear or you may simply […]

“Work is in the heart and in the head!” The psychology of Work and working…

Whatever a region’s employment rate, work, or the lack of it, has always played a significant role in human society. Since the beginning of time work has been a means of earning a living, of filling our time or of giving purpose to our lives. We tend to identify people by their job, as when […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Career

It can happen any one of us. Complacency can set in and all of a sudden we’re seemingly stuck in a career rut. Work no longer motivates us and even though we might be thankful that we actually have a job in the current economic climate, it all can seem like a chore – any […]

Top 5 Alternative Tips for the Proactive Jobseeker..

Top 5 Alternative Tips for the Proactive Jobseeker… The problem with job-seeking is that  aside from doing many of the obvious things, after you have covered all the usual job-seeking techniques, you are left with the repetition, of doing many of the same things, over and over again to try and find employment. With this […]

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