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Improve your Employability – a collection of tips

Improve your Employability – a collection of tips…. Whether it be for your first job, to find a new job, or to maintain and become more skilled in your current job, employability is a subject close to many job seekers’ and career advisors’ hearts. There are many ways that someone can improve their employment chances, […]

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 become a police officer

How to become a police officer Following in the footsteps of the last two weeks where we have examined the steps required to working in two of the public sector’s most important roles, it seemed natural to conclude the trilogy with the final emergency service. The ranks of Bobbies whose job it is to protect and […]

How to Handle a Video Interview

Many employers these days are choosing to undertake part of the recruitment process remotely – by undertaking video interviews and the like. Whilst to an extent a video interview may seem easier since as a candidate you in theory could be interviewed from the comfort of your own home, it’s important to remember that it’s […]

How to write a Cover Letter – TheEmployable Top Tips

How to write a Cover Letter – TheEmployable Top Tips… One part of the job searching process that often gets overlooked is cover letter and how to write a cover letter successfully. We tend to always focus on the CV and the application form and forget that a good cover letter can be a critical […]

Changing Careers – Some Things to Consider…

You might just be having a bad day or a bad week or you may think that you’ve made a big mistake with your life choices. Whatever the reason, the thought of changing careers does enter many people’s minds at one point or another. As we all know though, there is a big difference between […]

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 […]

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’ […]

Job Search Time Wasters

You may be absolutely desperate to get a job and to all intents and purposes feel that you are doing everything possible to get that seemingly elusive role. The reality is however that you may be actually wasting your time. No – we aren’t suggesting that your job search is pointless. What we mean is […]

Top 5 Alternative Tips for the Proactive Jobseeker..

Top 5 Alternative Tips for the Proactive Jobseeker… The problem with job-seeking is that  aside from doing many of the obvious things, after you have covered all the usual job-seeking techniques, you are left with the repetition, of doing many of the same things, over and over again to try and find employment. With this […]

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