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Keep Calm and Employ Me!

Over the past year or so, some jobseekers have resorted to ever more creative ways to find employment. We’ve featured many of them right here – from Philippe Dubost and his Amazon CV through to Adam Pacitti and his billboard. Well, in the last couple of weeks, another jobseeker has decided to take yet another […]

Top Tips on How to ‘Perform’ in an Interview Role Play…

Why do Companies use the ‘role play’ in an interview? Well, it is argued that the combination of both a face-to-face interview and a ‘role play’ helps a company find the right person for the job in hand. A face-to-face interview helps to highlight your communication skills and capabilities and experience, but a ‘role play’ […]

4 positive ways to approach job redundancy

Redundancy. However you look at it, at first glance it’s not the best word to throw in someone’s direction. Say ‘redundancy’ and watch people squirm. However, post the ‘crikey is this actually happening’ moment and there are (and I write from experience) a few positive and possibly life affirming moments that you can take from […]

Speculative Job Applications – Basic Top Tips…

What are Speculative Job Applications? Well, like it or not, not every job vacancy gets advertised. Many positions get filled every day by people who take the initiative and apply directly to the company in the hope that there is a suitable vacancy for them. Although sometimes there is an element of luck in this; […]

5 Ways to Impress in a Video Interview

Thanks to Skype and the like, more and more interviews these days are taking place via video. Technology has a lot to answer for! However, just because you could potentially be interviewed in your own home, that doesn’t mean that you should let complacency set in. Preparation and planning are needed just as they are for […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Ways to Build your Personal Brand

If you’re looking for a job at the moment, you’ll know only too well how tough it is out there. Fewer jobs and more candidates means that competition can be pretty fierce. That’s why it’s essential that you do all that you can to get ahead and rise above the rest of the market as […]

Getting rejected at interview?

Those who can interview well, find the interview process a walk in the park, in securing a new job. Those who constantly get rejected at the interview stage, for whatever reason, begin to, understandably, feel that they will never be able to secure the job they want or really need… Coupled with the tough economic […]

Top 4 Job Interview Apps

As we all know, one of the most important ways to ensure success at a job interview is to put in the effort beforehand. Interview preparation is key! Of course that preparation can take many forms – from undertaking mock interviews to doing thorough research on the company. More recently however there has been a […]

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