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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 […]

Top tips to improve your employability after a long term career break

Top tips to improve your employability after a long term career break… There are a multitude of reasons why a long term career-break may occur….From Maternity and motherhood; to men, taking time out to become ‘daddy day care’; to redundancy and job loss, to a loss of confidence or long-term disability; to a once-in-a-life-time trip […]

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 […]

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 […]

Attending a Jobs Fair? The Employable’s Top Tips….

Attending a Jobs Fair? If you are looking for a job at the moment, it is likely that you have tried all the usual routes – the online job sites, the newspapers and perhaps speculatively contacting companies directly.One other route though which can be worthwhile considering is the Jobs Fair. In your area these may be […]

Underused Job Hunt Techniques: How to Take the Road Less Travelled…

When we conjure up an image of an employable job seeker trying to hunt down an opportunity, the scene that comes to our mind’s eye will usually be of a solitary figure, sat amid a pile of jobs listings, or else scrolling through the almost endless number of jobs sites to be found on the […]

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 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 […]

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