Month: August 2014

Bonita Darkoh – Taking lessons from CTK into the future

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Former student Bonita Darkoh isn’t short on determination. Recently graduating from Kingston University, she’s already working as an Account Management Associate in a consultancy firm. But she’s not done there. “In my career my next step will be working towards a promotion, and exceeding expectations to move into a managerial role within Account Management,” she [Read more…]

Interview Techniques

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

So your CV has landed you an interview for your perfect job. But what’s next? Interviews can be a difficult step for many people, so here are just a few tips to help you prepare! 1. Get yourself into “interview mode” Being yourself is important, but knowing which mode of yourself to use in certain [Read more…]

Troy: former CTK student’s magical 2014

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Forget David Blaine and Dynamo… the hottest name in magic right now is Troy, thanks to some astounding tricks, an exciting show on E4, and plenty of swagger. This South London musician – and former Christ The King Sixth Form College student – has had a huge year so far. His E4 show, Troy, was [Read more…]

How to write your CV

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

  Your CV is the most important piece of self-marketing when you’re trying to find a job. It is really important that it portrays you in the best possible light. So, here are four steps to creating that perfect CV: 1. Think of yourself as a product that you are selling Highlight your strengths or [Read more…]

Offering work experience: what do YOU get out of it?

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Great experience, an insight into the world of work and something to put on the CV… the benefits of a work placement for students are obvious. But what do employers get out of it? The answer is, of course, lots! Work experience placements can be just as valuable to an employer as they are to [Read more…]