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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 […]

The Benefits of Volunteering

We live in an ever more competitive world, and never is this more keenly demonstrated than when it comes to employment.   The days when a solid education and a smattering of ‘real world’ experience were enough to land you in the role of your choice are long gone. As a result, the modern job […]

Four ways an education makes for a great employee

Four ways an education makes for a great employee Whether you’re a small business looking for the perfect candidate to slip into a role in your office, or are a fresh-faced graduate looking to enter the workplace, it can really pay to recognise the benefits of an education. Employers should be able to recognise key […]

How to become a police officer

How to become a police officer Following in the footsteps of the last two weeks where we have examined the steps required to working in two of the public sector’s most important roles, it seemed natural to conclude the trilogy with the final emergency service. The ranks of Bobbies whose job it is to protect and […]

How to write a Cover Letter – TheEmployable Top Tips

How to write a Cover Letter – TheEmployable Top Tips… One part of the job searching process that often gets overlooked is cover letter and how to write a cover letter successfully. We tend to always focus on the CV and the application form and forget that a good cover letter can be a critical […]

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 […]

Tips for the Mature Student and Online Learning

Returning to education as a mature student can seem daunting and unfamiliar. However, online learning provides a convenient and easy way for adults to digitally revisit the classroom from the comfort of their own homes. If it’s been a while since you were a student, here are some top tips to help you gain as […]

5 Ways to Negotiate a Better Job Offer

It may still be a pretty challenging jobs market, but that doesn’t mean that if you are offered a job, that you ought to simply say yes without weighing things up first. After all, if you have impressed an employer at interview and they want to offer you a job, they obviously think that you […]

Is Social Media Stopping You Landing A Dream Job? – A guest post…

Is Social Media Stopping You Landing A Dream Job? By now, we’ve all heard the horror stories about employees that have posted inappropriate things about their job or boss on Facebook or Twitter, and have wound up getting fired over it. Similarly, we’re all well aware of the ways in which social media can aid […]

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 […]

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