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5 Ways to use Social Media to find a Job

There can be no denying that social media and networking has had an impact on virtually every aspect of our lives and that includes searching for a job. Traditional job search methods like newspaper ads, recruitment agencies and the like still count too of course but they ought to be used in conjunction with other things. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Social Media and your Job Search – The Employable’s Top Tips

In the last few years, more and more organisations are using Social Media as an effective way to connect and engage with their clients, customers and with potential new employees. Likewise, many jobseekers have started to use Social Media sites as an additional way to find out what jobs are available and also to connect with […]

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 […]

Top Tips for applicants to read job specs successfully…

Top Tips for applicants to read job specs successfully..An ‘Insiders’ Guide…. This is a real bug bearer of mine!! Picture the scene;  Man – aged 52, complains on the radio that he has made 124 job applications (he has all the applications that he made) and that he has not been shortlisted for interview. The […]

Top Tips for Online CVs

Top Tips for Online CVs When applying for a job these days, one of the first “recommended’ things to do, is of course to avail of some of the many online jobs boards. Whether you choose a general all encompassing site like Reed or Monster or a more specialist niche site for your particular chosen […]

Career book “How to Search and Apply for Jobs”, hits the ‘shelves’…

Career book “How to Search and Apply for Jobs”, hits the ‘shelves’… 10 months ago, TheEmployable faced redundancy. A consultation was called. We knew, whilst the formalities had to be completed, that the writing was very much ‘on the wall’. However, with a career history in management, recruitment, sales and HR, and with a little […]

Cover letter- Basic tips

Applying for a job doesn’t just mean sending off your CV or completing an application form. In most cases you ought to also submit a cover letter (or email) to accompany these. Whilst some candidates make the mistake of either not doing a cover letter at all or simply briefly stating “Please find attached my […]

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 […]

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