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How to recover after a bad first impression in an interview

They say that you only get one chance to make a good first impression. This is all you need if you happen to be one of those charming and delightful people who would find it impossible to make anything other than a great first impression. But what about the rest of us mere mortals; what […]

How to Handle Unusual Interview Questions

As we all know, job interviews generally follow a fairly standard format. There are the usual questions about your experience to date, your strengths and weaknesses and of course what you can bring to the role that another candidate cannot. Sometimes however interviewers like to mix things up a little by asking questions that are […]

How to Answer “What is your Greatest Weakness? TheEmployable Interview Tips

How to Answer “What is your Greatest Weakness?… One of the more predictable interview questions that is often asked at interview is also one of the most dreaded by every interviewee. Yes, that old chestnut “ So can you tell me / us what is your greatest weakness? ” As a question it is asked primarily […]

How to Answer “Why do you want to work here?” TheEmployable Interview Tips

“Why do you want to work here?”…. In virtually every interview you will ever attend, this question or a variant of it, is likely to be asked. You may be asked why you want to work for this particular company, in this particular department, or why you want this particular job. And so too will […]

5 Ways to Impress an Interviewer

5 Ways to Impress an Interviewer If you’ve been invited for interview, well done! In this particularly challenging jobs market, that’s no mean feat. Your CV or application form has served its purpose and impressed the employer so much that they want to meet you in person. Everything you do from here on in will […]

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 […]

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