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The best Hobbies and Interests for your CV

The best Hobbies and Interests for your CV? “I didn’t know it mattered!” Many employers, recruiters included, may argue that its’ the skills, education and experience of an applicant that are used to ‘shortlist’ candidates for a job, when they receive CVs for a job that they have advertised. And this is all true. However, […]

How to deal with Layoffs on your Resume

Michael Davis is a career counselor with more than 25 years of experience in private practice. Here he gives TheEmployable 8 of his top tips on dealing with layoffs on your resume.. Thousands of workers are laid off each year. The good news is that a past blemish doesn’t have to ruin your future prospects. […]

Make Your Resume Stand Out With Certifications

When looking for a new job or career, it is important to give yourself every advantage in the marketplace. The first step in landing the job you want is to have a resume that employers will love. Beef up your resume with certifications that will make you stand out among the other applicants. By polishing […]

How to Enhance a Resume during Periods of Unemployment

Although the economy is slowly recovering from the recession of 2008, there is still a long way to go to a full recovery. With high unemployment and underemployment rates across most of the nation, many workers find themselves between jobs. There are a number of steps workers can take to enhance their resumes during episodes […]

Career book “How to Search and Apply for Jobs”, hits the ‘shelves’…

Career book “How to Search and Apply for Jobs”, hits the ‘shelves’… 10 months ago, TheEmployable faced redundancy. A consultation was called. We knew, whilst the formalities had to be completed, that the writing was very much ‘on the wall’. However, with a career history in management, recruitment, sales and HR, and with a little […]

Boosting that C.V whilst still studying… A guest Post

When planning for your future career, it’s usually best practice to see what qualifications you need to enter the industry you’re interested in becoming a part of. But, in this ever changing jobs environment, you’re going to need that little bit extra to stick out amongst the rest. Getting a first in your degree is […]

How to Create Top Application Documents for Your First Job After Graduation

When you’ve just graduated from university or completed other studies and are ready to find your first main, full-time job, it can be quite daunting trying to work out how best to go about applying for roles. With no doubt, there’s a lot of competition to go up against, and it’s vital to take the […]

5 Ways to give your CV a makeover

There can be no denying that a CV and a good CV at that, is one of the most important tools at your disposal when you’re looking for a job. It’s vital therefore to make sure that it’s fulfilling its purpose – that it is portraying you in the best light possible to any prospective […]

How to write a CV – some top-tips on what your CV really says about you…

How to write a CV –  some top-tips on what your CV really says about you… If your CV is your shop window, then the obvious question is ‘what are you selling’ and ‘are your products on display?’ A little suggestive perhaps, but the truth is that as a recruiter, you spend no more than […]

The CV that’s making headline news…

The CV that’s making headline news… As we all know, the job market is still pretty challenging and that’s probably the primary reason why many jobseekers are seemingly going to extreme lengths in order to stand out. For those jobseekers in particular, a CV is not just a standard 2 page document outlining all their […]

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