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How to Handle a CV Makeover

The importance of a good CV in your job search activities should never be underestimated. It, above all else will determine where you go next in your job seeking journey. If it serves its purpose, you will be shortlisted for interview, if not, then you’ll unfortunately get one of those “We regret to inform you…” […]

How to Answer “What is your greatest strength? TheEmployable Interview Tips

What is your greatest strength? Well what is it!? Being invited to attend an interview means that you have already impressed. Your CV or application form has fulfilled its’ purpose in getting you in front of the employer. And whilst the skills and experience they have seen on paper are what has drawn them in […]

How to Answer “Tell Us About Yourself ” – TheEmployable Interview Tips

“So then….Tell us About Yourself…..” Despite being one of the most frequently asked questions at interview and many interviews actually opening with this very question, many candidates do not pay as much attention to how they answer this question as perhaps they should. Don’t be fooled into thinking that this is simply a nice little opener […]

Not getting to interview stage? TheEmployable’s Top Tips to change that…

Not getting to interview stage? TheEmployable’s Top Tips to change that… In the last few years in particular, when working in commercial recruitment, we often spoke to candidates who said: “ I’ve applied for loads of jobs and haven’t even had one interview.” They told stories of sending off sometimes hundreds of CVs and application […]

5 Ways to Improve Your CV

If you’ve been applying for jobs for a while now and seemingly having absolutely no success, it’s perhaps time to take stock and see what, if anything you could be doing wrong. One of the first things perhaps you should look at is your CV itself. Yes, you may have spent hours creating and in […]

How to Answer “What is your Greatest Weakness? TheEmployable Interview Tips

How to Answer “What is your Greatest Weakness?… One of the more predictable interview questions that is often asked at interview is also one of the most dreaded by every interviewee. Yes, that old chestnut “ So can you tell me / us what is your greatest weakness? ” As a question it is asked primarily […]

How to Answer “Why do you want to work here?” TheEmployable Interview Tips

“Why do you want to work here?”…. In virtually every interview you will ever attend, this question or a variant of it, is likely to be asked. You may be asked why you want to work for this particular company, in this particular department, or why you want this particular job. And so too will […]

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 […]

Top 5 Freelance Job Sites

One of the most significant changes in the labour market over the last few years has been the significant rise in the number of people doing freelance work. Whether it’s for personal reasons or as a result of the challenging job market and increased competition for permanent jobs, more and more people are choosing to […]

“Give us your Pitch” A crowdfunding project to allow 600 people to drink safe water…

On Wednesday we officially launched our “Give us your Pitch” campaign to highlight current and imminent crowdfunding projects that needed a little publicity. You can see the post here, where we highlight our plans and what we are looking for. You can also see out first Pitch that went live a couple of weeks ago to pilot […]

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