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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. […]

Tips for an Email Cover Letter

Tips for an Email Cover Letter It’d be safe to say that we’re all pretty much aware of how important it is to get our CV and application form just right when applying for a job. However what many of us forget is that the good old cover letter which accompanies said CV or form […]

5 Ways to Prepare for Redundancy

One of the biggest impacts of the last few years and the downturn in the economy has of course been the rise in the number of people who have been made redundant. Whether it’s as a result of a company downsizing, relocating or a long term corporate strategy, the reality is that it’s rarely welcomed […]

5 Ways to use Social Media to find a Job

There can be no denying that social media and networking has had an impact on virtually every aspect of our lives and that includes searching for a job. Traditional job search methods like newspaper ads, recruitment agencies and the like still count too of course but they ought to be used in conjunction with other things. […]

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 […]

Job Applications – the details matter

Job Applications – the details matter! If your experience of applying for a job has generally involved sending a CV to the recruiter or employer, the whole process of completing application forms may seem somewhat alien and daunting. However, like with every stage of the job search process, it doesn’t have to be like that. Every […]

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 […]

5 Ways to Find Hidden Jobs

5 Ways to Find Hidden Jobs We all know that the job market is still pretty challenging regardless of what stats the government may throw at us regarding unemployment figures and job creation. However, challenging though it may be, the reality is that there are actually jobs out there – admittedly not as many as […]

Top Job Search Mistakes

Top Job Search Mistakes  Looking for a job can at times be quite a lonely exercise. You may have the support of your family and friends but when it comes down to it, it really just involves you. And when you are doing something alone with little or no feedback from other people, it is […]

How to Answer the Top 10 Interview Questions – TheEmployable Interview Tips

Whilst it is of course impossible to accurately predict what questions you are likely to be asked at a job interview, there are some top interview questions which do tend to be commonly asked in most, if not all interviews. Over the last few weeks, we have given some basic tips, advice and guidance on […]

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