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Updating your CV – Basic Tips

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get a new job, then ensuring your CV is at its best ought to be one of your first priorities. Whilst it is always advisable to tailor your CV for every individual job that you apply for, it is still important to get your core basic […]

Top Tips to Assessment Centres

Firstly, if you have been invited to an Assessment Centre, “Congratulations!” You have already been successful in being shortlisted to this stage and in the current jobs market that is no mean feat. So, well done! As most Assessment Centres generally have a very similar format, we have collated here our Top Tips for their most […]

Top tips to improve your employability after a long term career break

Top tips to improve your employability after a long term career break… There are a multitude of reasons why a long term career-break may occur….From Maternity and motherhood; to men, taking time out to become ‘daddy day care’; to redundancy and job loss, to a loss of confidence or long-term disability; to a once-in-a-life-time trip […]

CV Tips for Older Jobseekers

Finding a job can be a daunting prospect for anyone but if you are a more mature jobseeker, it may seem even more so. With lots of initiatives and projects aimed at the young unemployed, it can often seem that the older jobseeker is forgotten about. Not here however! At The Employable we aim to […]

Improving your CV – Basic Tips

Been applying for jobs but not getting any interviews? Chances are it’s because your CV is not really doing its job! After all, the purpose of a CV is to sell you to an employer and ensure that they are so impressed that they want to meet you in person. If that’s not happening, it’s […]

Adding structure to your job search – basic tips

If your job search is to be successful, it’s pretty much a given that you’ll need to put some effort in. From crafting the perfect CV to prepping the best answers for potential interview questions – it’s all vital. However so too is the actual job search process itself – a casual haphazard approach will […]

Networking secrets & pitfalls… A guest post by Author & Entrepreneur Patrick Powers…

Networking is probably one of the most misunderstood and underrated skills. Some people think it’s just about mingling and some people think it’s about getting a chance to get in front of someone they can sell to. But this completely wrong and the latter is extremely counter productive. Done the correct way networking is probably […]

Things you should never say at Interview

As someone who has done their fair share of interviewing, I would like to think I have pretty much heard most of the ‘regular’ and ‘textbook’ answers that candidates give. Sometimes however, candidates can surprise the interviewer by the responses that they give – and not always in a good way. With that in mind, […]

Top 5 Tips for New Graduates

The long hard slog may be over…the degree is finally in your hands, but for many graduates the hardest task of all is about to begin. Entering a pretty tough jobs market in such a challenging economic climate is not something to look forward to. Add that to the daily media onslaught of gloom and […]

3 Awesome Questions to Ask the Interviewer – A Guest post by Aimee Bateman of careercake.com

You have (hopefully) answered all the interviewers’ questions perfectly and it’s your chance to ask the questions. I have spent nearly every day, of the last 10 years, interviewing people for various clients. I promised I would eventually write a book which includes all the random/funny/crazy questions I get asked, but for now I am […]

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