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Giving a Good Interview

By now you’ve mastered the art of the cover letter and your resume is perfect. You’ve been called in for interview after interview but something isn’t working because you haven’t even managed to get a second interview let alone a job offer. The first couple of times it happened you figured it was them. Now, […]

5 Ways to Overcome Interview Nerves

It’s pretty much the norm to feel nervous before a job interview. Even the most confident amongst us will at one time or another have been faced with a few nervous twinges at the thought of an interview. The important thing though is to ensure that you don’t let any such nerves affect your interview […]

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 […]

First Job Interview – Basic Tips

Going for a job interview can be a scary enough prospect for most of us, but if it’s your first ever job interview, it can be even worse. However like every other aspect of jobseeking, if you put a little effort in, it can be so much easier to handle. If you’re just about to […]

5 ways to make a bad impression in an interview

A couple of months ago we highlighted some ways to make a good first impression in an interview. However if making a good first impression is an option then making a bad one is equally possible. Here we highlight 5 key ways that a bad first impression can be made in an interview. Say you […]

How to Approach an Assessment Centre

Employers are increasingly focusing on the behaviours that they want employees to possess in addition to technical knowledge. Workplace behaviours can be tested during the recruitment process using an assessment centre. What is an Assessment Centre? An assessment centre is not a place. It is a series of exercises that an employer runs to assess […]

Things you should never say at Interview

As someone who has done their fair share of interviewing, I would like to think I have pretty much heard most of the ‘regular’ and ‘textbook’ answers that candidates give. Sometimes however, candidates can surprise the interviewer by the responses that they give – and not always in a good way. With that in mind, […]

Top 5 Tips for New Graduates

The long hard slog may be over…the degree is finally in your hands, but for many graduates the hardest task of all is about to begin. Entering a pretty tough jobs market in such a challenging economic climate is not something to look forward to. Add that to the daily media onslaught of gloom and […]

Top Tips for Completing Application Forms

Applying for a job doesn’t always mean sending off a CV. There are increasing numbers of employers who are using the application form as their preferred means of recruitment and selection. Whilst for some employers that may mean the traditional paper application form, but for others it may consist of an application form completed and submitted […]

5 Ways to make a good first impression at interview

It’s said that many interviewers make up their mind about a potential candidate’s suitability for a job within minutes of meeting them. First impressions certainly count, so if you are attending a job interview, it’s vital that you do all that you can to make sure an employer gains a positive and good impression of […]

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