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Knowledge Is Key: Stand out at an interview without spending a penny

The big interview is coming up—the interview for the job you just know you’d be perfect for: it’s in the field you want, you have the right skill-set, and it seems like a fun company with great benefits. Your CV is in tiptop shape and your suit is freshly dry-cleaned and waiting in the closet […]

Is Social Media Stopping You Landing A Dream Job? – A guest post…

Is Social Media Stopping You Landing A Dream Job? By now, we’ve all heard the horror stories about employees that have posted inappropriate things about their job or boss on Facebook or Twitter, and have wound up getting fired over it. Similarly, we’re all well aware of the ways in which social media can aid […]

LinkedIn Skill Endorsements – Popularity contest or useful tool?

Before we get down to the nitty-gritty of LinkedIn endorsements, for those of you who aren’t 100% familiar, LinkedIn is a social network for professionals which allows you to connect with people who have similar professional interests to yourself. Think of it as a kind of Facebook for your career. By making connections (rather than […]

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. […]

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 […]

How to get a job – TheEmployable checklist…

How to get a job – that’s the question! Over the last year or so we have written many articles and found some many different resources to help you do just that and become more employable…However in saying that, sometimes you just want to find one article that lists all the resources and tips all […]

4 Ways that Social Media can lose you your Job

Here at TheEmployable we recently highlighted that social media can be a great way of finding a new Job. In fact with recruiters using social media as part of the recruitment process it can be make or break in getting you that job that you want. However, don’t think for one minute that your online […]

“Did I just Tweet that?” – How to avoid damaging your career while online

When we’re feeling a little stressed or irritated at work, it can be tempting to vent your frustration in any way possible. The advent of the internet, particularly social media sites, has made it easier than ever for us to air our grievances, but is that necessarily such a good idea. It’s likely that your […]

Using Social Media in a Job Search, 2016 to-do List.

Using Social Media for your Job Search. Our to-do list to start 2016. Now the end of the year is upon us (or Happy 2016 if  you’re reading this and the New Year has already arrived!) you might just be in the process of considering if and how a new job or change of career could […]

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. […]

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