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5 Ways to Research a Company

There is one question which is asked at virtually every job interview and which if answered badly can leave a particularly poor impression with the interviewer. That question? The old chestnut – “What do you know about us?” Answering this with a “Not a lot” type response conveys a real lack of care, disinterest and […]

Top tips for your Singapore job hunt

Singapore – home to wealthy elites and expats looking to hit big. Yet, as more people settle down in the sovereign city-state, so too does competition for jobs grow fiercer. If you’re moving to the region, it’s a good idea to know exactly what kind of job market you’re walking into. As the markets shift […]

The Power of ‘Thank You’ – Networking to find a job – a guest post by Robin McKay Bell….

Guest writer Robin McKay Bell returns with a piece he has written on the power of saying ‘thank  You.’ We certainly appreciate Robin’s involvement in sharing his articles with TheEmployable…’Thank you Robin, and keep empowering!” Over to you Robin…. “….Networking is a hot topic, and for good reasons. There is anecdotal evidence that around 70 […]

Top 5 CV Mistakes

As we all know, a CV’s primary purpose is to sell you to an employer or recruiter. A well crafted CV is therefore an absolute essential if you are to be shortlisted for interview. However many candidates fall at that first hurdle and make some basic errors on their CVs which prevent that ever happening. […]

Social Media; the New Reckoning of Recruitment

Social Media; the New Reckoning of Recruitment… Worth billions of pounds worldwide; infringing evermore upon the everyday world, social media is getting more and more powerful with new consequences being sought and exposed with every continuing day. Whereas once social media networks were used primarily as a tool to communicate with lost friends, the world […]

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 sell yourself on your CV

How to sell yourself on your CV With the jobs market still in a pretty challenging state, it’s essential that if you are applying for a job, that you do all you can to optimize your chances of success. After all, you won’t be alone in applying for any given job – competition is still […]

Improve Your CV – Basic Top Tips

If you’ve been applying for jobs and have been struggling to get interviews or even hear back from employers or recruiters, then it would certainly be worthwhile taking a look at your CV and making some changes. Here are some basic tips on how to improve your CV that should help. Check the grammar and […]

Top 5 Places to Find a Job

If you’ve been job searching for a while, it’s pretty understandable if you get disillusioned, frustrated and completely downbeat about the whole thing. If you end up doing the same thing week in and week out and yet still never manage to find a job, it can be disheartening. Like many other aspects of our […]

How to Answer “What is your greatest achievement?” TheEmployable Interview Tips

“What is your greatest achievement?” – Well where do I start!  Bragging and boasting about ourselves and our successes is not generally something that most of us like to do. Being humble and perhaps somewhat modest tends to be a much more socially acceptable trait to display. However, in an interview environment, that should change. […]

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