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On the Hunt: Job Searching and Accommodation Hunting in Dubai

It’s not uncommon to dream about getting away from it all. After a long, hard week at the office and non-stop streams of emails and calls, looking forward to a weekend of British drizzle is enough to make even the most hardcore Brit want to pack case and move on to something more exciting. It […]

Is Your Public Image Killing Your Job Search?

The game of politics is no stranger to attacks that border on personal. One of the most effective ways for a politician to discredit an opponent is through attacking his personal stances on issues.  A recent development in the New Jersey gubernatorial race has Senator Barbara Buono taking an apparent shot at current governor Chris Christie. […]

Job References – Basic Tips

On most CVs these days, one of the most common phrases to see is ‘References Available Upon Request’. It’s pretty standard practice now not to provide full details of your job references from the off. At least that way, if you are still employed, there is no chance of a potential new employer contacting your […]

Misleading Job Descriptions – Some things to look out for

There are few things as stressful, overwhelming and  time consuming as searching for a new job… it’s like really really difficult… But it’s at this time, when you are up to your eyeballs in job specifications and essential criteria that you most need to keep your wits about you and be aware of  the potential pitfalls […]

5 Ways to Kickstart your Job Search

It’s that time of year again – new school terms and university semesters beckon and for many people it’s a whole new beginning. If you’re looking for a job though, that  feeling of a ‘new beginning’ and a fresh start may seem a long way away. It doesn’t have to be like that however. Why […]

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 […]

Top Employer Review Sites

It’d be fair to say that these days most of us are pretty familiar with online review sites – whether we’re checking out a restaurant or deciding what movie to watch! Whilst these reviews can’t be relied on entirely, they do still go some way to helping us form an opinion when a little research […]

Networking secrets & pitfalls… A guest post by Author & Entrepreneur Patrick Powers…

Networking is probably one of the most misunderstood and underrated skills. Some people think it’s just about mingling and some people think it’s about getting a chance to get in front of someone they can sell to. But this completely wrong and the latter is extremely counter productive. Done the correct way networking is probably […]

Job Search Tips for the Older Jobseeker

The job market is challenging for everyone at the moment, but if you are of a shall we say more ‘mature’ disposition, it is particularly so. Press attention and column inches seem to be focused on the unemployed graduates, the so called ‘Neet’ generation. But what of the older job seekers who have found themselves […]

How to Become – Career Directory

How to Become Career Directory Here at the Employable we have created lots of ‘how to become a’ guides and compiled them all into this career directory for your convenience. “When I grow up I want to be a Tinker, a Tailor…a candlestick maker!” When you are young, your career options change from ice cream […]

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