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Keep Calm and Employ Me!

Over the past year or so, some jobseekers have resorted to ever more creative ways to find employment. We’ve featured many of them right here – from Philippe Dubost and his Amazon CV through to Adam Pacitti and his billboard. Well, in the last couple of weeks, another jobseeker has decided to take yet another […]

Speculative Job Applications – Basic Top Tips…

What are Speculative Job Applications? Well, like it or not, not every job vacancy gets advertised. Many positions get filled every day by people who take the initiative and apply directly to the company in the hope that there is a suitable vacancy for them. Although sometimes there is an element of luck in this; […]

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 […]

5 Ways to Build your Personal Brand

If you’re looking for a job at the moment, you’ll know only too well how tough it is out there. Fewer jobs and more candidates means that competition can be pretty fierce. That’s why it’s essential that you do all that you can to get ahead and rise above the rest of the market as […]

How to Get a Job! some starter tips…

How to Get a Job! some starter tips… It is easy to sometimes get carried away with searching for a career, that you forget the basics on how to get a job. For some of us, a job is just a job! But in this current climate, finding employment, of any value, can be just […]

What can Unemployed Graduates do to find employment?

What can unemployed graduates do to find employment? Nearly two years ago, two unemployed graduates, struggling to find employment, decided the best way to gain experience, was to create their own jobs. Ironically, this lead to the creation of Jobsbody, a jobs platform that has embraced video technology to give job seekers the chance to not only […]

Job References – Basic Tips

On most CVs these days, one of the most common phrases to see is ‘References Available Upon Request’. It’s pretty standard practice now not to provide full details of your job references from the off. At least that way, if you are still employed, there is no chance of a potential new employer contacting your […]

How to Organise Your Job Search – The Employable’s Basic Top Tips…

Looking for a job is both a time consuming and often frustrating exercise. From hours spent trawling online jobs boards, to time spent sending off CVs and completing application forms and then perhaps never even getting as much as an acknowledgement in response from the agency or employer. And the longer you look for a […]

5 Ways to Improve your Job Networking

Looking for a job is no longer just a matter of checking out the job ads in the local paper – these days it’s a much more complex affair and if you’re serious in your quest to find a job, you’ll be no doubt doing all that you can to reach your goal and get […]

4 reasons why taking your holiday entitlement is important

Last year Richard Branson came out with a bold idea for those employees working for his personal group – they could take as much holiday leave as they liked or thought they could afford to take in order to perform their work duties throughout the year. Admittedly not all employers are as generous, and whilst […]

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