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How to Rethink your Job Search

How to Rethink your Job Search When you have been out of work for a while and your efforts at getting a job seem to be getting you nowhere, it is completely understandable to feel completely disillusioned and frustrated. You may feel that applying for jobs is a waste of time if your applications are […]

Improve your Employability – Learn a Language

Improve your Employability – Learn a Language!! In the global marketplace in which we live, the ability to speak another language is a skill which can certainly go some way towards improving your employability. In fact, when working in recruitment, we often found that sourcing candidates with proven abilities in a second language was one […]

How to Become a Health and Safety Inspector

Do you reckon you’ve got the attention to detail, meticulous nature and observation skills to have a great career as a  health and safety inspector? Then this quick guide should hopefully get you one step onto the ladder (wearing appropriate head protection and safety harness of course). What is a health and safety inspector? What […]

Top tips for putting structure in your job search

If you’ve been looking for a job for a while or if you’ve only started your job search, one important thing to remember is that you can’t leave it to chance. Yes, we may have all heard stories of people who just randomly get offered jobs or who by chance come across the perfect job […]

The CV…The ‘How to’ guide to your CV

One of the harshest realities about the world of recruitment is that when faced with a CV, a typical recruitment consultant or HR manager will make a judgement call within a matter of seconds. You may have spent hours creating what you feel is the perfect CV and then within no time at all, it […]

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 […]

Looking out for Graduate Schemes

Looking out for Graduate Schemes The current job climate requires that little extra to get ahead in life and things like internships, though good, do have their limits. Anybody graduating from university needs to be getting the correct training, whilst being paid at the same time and the likes of internships certainly don’t pay (most […]

The Power of ‘Thank You’ – Networking to find a job – a guest post by Robin McKay Bell….

Guest writer Robin McKay Bell returns with a piece he has written on the power of saying ‘thank  You.’ We certainly appreciate Robin’s involvement in sharing his articles with TheEmployable…’Thank you Robin, and keep empowering!” Over to you Robin…. “….Networking is a hot topic, and for good reasons. There is anecdotal evidence that around 70 […]

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 […]

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; […]

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