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5 ways to ace a job interview

So you’ve been invited for interview? Well done – you’ve got over that first hurdle – the application! If you’ve reached this stage the employer is already impressed and on paper alone feel that you’re a pretty good match for their vacancy. From this point on, it’s all about keeping the momentum going and making sure […]

5 of the Most Creative CVs Ever

We all know that the jobs market is pretty challenging and competitive at the moment and that there are hundreds, in fact sometimes thousands of people all vying for the same jobs. Ensuring that your CV gets noticed by the employer or recruiter is an absolute must. In fact we’ve covered all sorts of ways […]

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 […]

Top CV Tips for “Older Jobseekers.”

There can be no denying that the economic situation has had an extremely detrimental impact on the ability of younger people and graduates to get jobs.  It’s difficult all round – they may have the qualifications but not the required work experience and proven abilities in a commercial working environment. But what about those who […]

Ways to make a successful career change

There may come a time in one’s career when the security of knowing who you work for and what job duties you can successfully do just doesn’t kick it any longer. You long to make a successful career change into a job path where the passion and energy for work returns. With this in mind […]

How to Improve Your Employability – Try Out These Free Courses…

We are all aware that one of the main ways to either improve our employment prospects or simply boost our skills and knowledge is to do a course of some type. Such courses are usually held at local colleges or universities and can quite often have hefty fees, even if you are entitled to concessionary […]

The Next Step in your career? A PGCE?….A guest post

After finishing your degree and leaving university you are faced with different options, although they really buckle down to two choices: staying within the education system for longer, or leaving to start your employment career (unless you wish to defer these choices through, for example, travelling). Either course of action requires a lot of thought, […]

Networking secrets & pitfalls… A guest post by Author & Entrepreneur Patrick Powers…

Networking is probably one of the most misunderstood and underrated skills. Some people think it’s just about mingling and some people think it’s about getting a chance to get in front of someone they can sell to. But this completely wrong and the latter is extremely counter productive. Done the correct way networking is probably […]

Job Search Tips for the Older Jobseeker

The job market is challenging for everyone at the moment, but if you are of a shall we say more ‘mature’ disposition, it is particularly so. Press attention and column inches seem to be focused on the unemployed graduates, the so called ‘Neet’ generation. But what of the older job seekers who have found themselves […]

Not getting to interview stage? TheEmployable’s Top Tips to change that…

Not getting to interview stage? TheEmployable’s Top Tips to change that… In the last few years in particular, when working in commercial recruitment, we often spoke to candidates who said: “ I’ve applied for loads of jobs and haven’t even had one interview.” They told stories of sending off sometimes hundreds of CVs and application […]

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