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Top CV Tips for “Older Jobseekers.”

There can be no denying that the economic situation has had an extremely detrimental impact on the ability of younger people and graduates to get jobs.  It’s difficult all round – they may have the qualifications but not the required work experience and proven abilities in a commercial working environment. But what about those who […]

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 – […]

How to Answer “Why should we hire you? TheEmployable Interview Tips

“Why should we hire you?” Hmmm let me think for a little while!  The reality is that every question you are asked at interview is asked with the sole aim of determining whether or not you should get the job. The questions are all asked to help the interviewer build up a picture of you […]

Things you can do NOW to get a new job in January!

Things you can do NOW to get a new job in January! ‘Tis the season to be jolly… ’tis also the season when the vast majority of job hunters take a break and rest back on their laurels – after all no employers will be looking at job applications over Christmas and new year! Never […]

4 Reasons to Choose Nursing as Your Career

Nursing is a very commendable and noble choice of career. A job in which no two days are ever the same, nursing is a fast-paced and rewarding career that allows you to be instrumental in saving lives, helping people overcome medical conditions and injuries, and supporting both your patients and their families during both happy […]

Choosing a career- What to do when you haven’t got a clue!

Choosing a career- What to do when you haven’t got a clue! When we are young we are led to believe an age old myth “work hard and you will have a great career”… it is a belief which sadly (and often quite swiftly) evaporates upon leaving school/university/college and entering the ‘real world’. That is […]

Top Ways to keep Motivated with your Work / Life…

It’s the start of the week…..you drag yourself out of bed, you head downstairs and make double roasted, dripped to perfection coffee….but you are running late. You sip your coffee, rush for the door, rush for the train, and rush to work…. However much someone likes their job, the start of the week is always […]

Unspoken obstacles faced by mature candidates – Seven Elephants in the Room

Age stereotypes and objections are commonly held by employers. They’re present at very interview, being ignored, but influencing the decision makers. The challenge is to acknowledge and understand each elephant and then respond in a positive way. Here’s how: 1. Older people won’t work for a younger manager, or with a younger team This is […]

What to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer

What to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer Well done! You’ve been offered a job! Whether you’ve been looking for a job for a while or it’s simply the first job you’ve applied for, there’s a real sense of achievement in being deemed the ‘successful’ candidate and being offered the job. It’d be of course […]

Self-Promotion Part 3: Introduce Yourself with Confidence – Guest Post Part 3 by Robin McKay Bell

Robin McKay Bell is a respected author and voice, on the subjects of Age and Employment. For the last two month’s Robin has been writing a series of blog posts, on the subject of coping with redundancy and the story you have to tell. Click here to read Robins other posts for TheEmployable.   Check put Self-Promotion Part […]

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