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How to Avoid Job Scams

Whilst there are a few signs that the economy is starting to recover, the job market remains a pretty challenging place. There are still high numbers of people applying for every job and unfortunately there are still high numbers of opportunists and scammers seeking to take advantage of jobseekers whenever they can. It’s essential then […]

5 Ways to Improve a Cover Letter

Whether you are applying for a job by sending your CV by email or by post, it is generally common practice to send an accompanying cover letter. That cover letter serves as the first introduction to you, therefore it’s important that you take your time and make sure it’s as good as can be. Many […]

Top CV Mistakes You Should Avoid….

Top CV mistakes You should avoid… You can spend hours, days even creating what you feel is the perfect CV and then you send it off in the hope that your CV is going to stand out amongst all the other applications that the employer or recruiter receives. And perhaps it will stand out – […]

5 Ways to Get More Interviews

If there’s one thing that most job-seekers have in common it’s the fact that they apply for lots of jobs and never hear back from the recruiter or employer. With the sheer numbers of applicants for every job vacancy it’s an unfortunate fact of life at the moment – recruiters and employers alike claim that […]

Top Tips for Aptitude Tests

Applying for a job isn’t always just about sending a CV, having an interview and then potentially getting a job offer. Sometimes employers use all sorts of other elements in their recruitment processes – assessment centres, presentation exercises and the like. Another element which many tend to use is the aptitude test. There probably aren’t […]

5 Ways to Avoid Job Scams

Looking for a job these days can be a pretty challenging affair, with increasing numbers of candidates applying for every job that gets advertised. It’s made even worse due to the fact that some of those jobs that are being advertised are not even real, legitimate jobs to begin with! Scammers and opportunists are viewing […]

Re-entering the job market – Job Search tips…

Re-entering the job market – Job Search tips… Just over 3 weeks ago, TheEmployable published its first e-book “How to Search and Apply for Jobs”…Now we offer you a sneak peek at one of the Chapters that we feature in the book; Niche Job-seeking advice, and in this article we concentrate on job seekers who […]

Job Scams – TheEmployable’s Top Tips To Avoid Them

We all, I imagine would like to think that we are worldly wise, that nobody could pull the wool over our eyes. We may watch programmes like The Real Hustle and think we would be able spot the trick or “hustle” instantly. However, every single day, people just like you and I fall victim to […]

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 […]

Writing a cover letter – what to include and mistakes to avoid

It’s a major problem when sending off CV’s and applications…the cover letter. It may not sound particularly intimidating, but don’t let its simple name fool you…the cover letter has the power to make or break your application. Ironically it can do this simply through its own absence… most employers expect a cover letter to accompany […]

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