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How healthy is the UK jobs market?

A brief overview of employment in the UK Has the Olympics made a difference to employment statistics in the UK? What is the current status of the recession? Will it be easier for those of us seeking work to find satisfying employment? What about the kind of jobs on offer on the country’s most popular […]

How to get Work Experience

If you’ve left school or university recently and have had very little work experience to date, chances are you could be finding the job market a little tough. We’re still in pretty challenging economic times and getting a job is still not that easy, especially if you have little proven practical work experience. Exams and […]

Job Search tips for the festive season

The festive season is upon us once more and we are making a special appeal to job seekers and those hoping to make a career change in the New Year. With all the festivities taking place throughout the Christmas and New Year period, it’s rather easy (and indeed tempting) to ‘take your eye off the […]

How to write a Cover Letter – TheEmployable Top Tips

How to write a Cover Letter – TheEmployable Top Tips… One part of the job searching process that often gets overlooked is cover letter and how to write a cover letter successfully. We tend to always focus on the CV and the application form and forget that a good cover letter can be a critical […]

5 Ways to Stay Positive when Job Searching

If you’ve been searching for a job for a while and been getting rejection emails or letters galore, it’s pretty understandable that you may be feeling a little down, to say the least. Rejection is never easy to deal with at the best of times and when it relates to something as important as getting […]

How to become a psychiatrist

How to become a psychiatrist? The most important thing when considering whether or not psychiatry is the correct career choice for you is research. Psychiatry, by its very nature, is a highly specific field of medicine and requires a distinct skillset and particular personal attributes to be practised with accomplishment. All too often the role […]

Speculative Job Applications – Basic Top Tips…

What are Speculative Job Applications? Well, like it or not, not every job vacancy gets advertised. Many positions get filled every day by people who take the initiative and apply directly to the company in the hope that there is a suitable vacancy for them. Although sometimes there is an element of luck in this; […]

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 – […]

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 […]

5 Tips for Sending a Speculative CV

When in search of a job, people will try almost anything in order to get themselves noticed by a potential employer. This can lead people to somewhat extreme (and often ill advised) measures which, well intended as they are, can have a detrimental effect on their prospects for employment – just check out some of […]

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