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Knowledge Is Key: Stand out at an interview without spending a penny

The big interview is coming up—the interview for the job you just know you’d be perfect for: it’s in the field you want, you have the right skill-set, and it seems like a fun company with great benefits. Your CV is in tiptop shape and your suit is freshly dry-cleaned and waiting in the closet […]

Top Tips for a Lunch Interview

As the recruitment process within a large proportion of businesses changes dramatically, it can be very difficult for a candidate to know what to expect.   There was a time when an interview almost invariably meant only one thing: office, interviewer, desk, & questions. But not any more.  The traditional interview has been pulled, torn, […]

Movies to get you motivated before a Job Interview!

Last week at TheEmployable, we created our Jobseeking Soundtrack, ‘Now that’s what I call Jobseeking’. Of course it’s all rather tongue in cheek, but at the same time if motivation is key to your job search, then perhaps a few positive songs along the way could help you keep on ‘track’. This week we thought, […]

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 […]

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 […]

7 Points to Check Before Your Next Job Interview

When you’ve worked hard to get an interview for a great job, there is nothing worse than showing up on the day of the interview unprepared. Aside from having a sparkling resume and cover letter, there are other, lesser known, tricks to making sure you make the best impression possible in that first meeting. Here […]

Follow these 6 tips to stand out at interview!

Today’s job market is more competitive than ever before – if you find yourself at interview you’re likely to be up against some formidable opposition. So, what can you do you to make sure you’re the person who sticks in the interviewer’s minds? – for the right reasons! Align your passion! Finding someone who ticks […]

Lesser known Interview Tips

‘Sit up straight’, ‘Dress to impress’ and ‘Be confident’ are all great pieces of advice for a job interview, but let’s face it, they don’t exactly break the mould for originality. Of course it is very important that you follow all of the usual advice, but to maximise your chances of success, it helps to […]

Body Language at Interview – The Employable’s Top Tips

Body Language at Interviews… So you’ve managed it! You’ve secured an interview. They want to meet you! You’ve spent hours perfecting your CV, researching the company and preparing for the interview. But the reality is that you could potentially ruin it all as soon as you walk into the interview room through poor body language. […]

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