Month: February 2016

Alek Zurawek: Alumnus finds success after engineering apprenticeship

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Apprenticeships are an excellent option for ambitious school leavers who know what they want to do in their careers and Aleksander Zurawek is testament to that fact. Alek graduated from Christ the King Sixth Form College and was offered a Network Engineering apprenticeship at Block Solutions, an IT consultancy and services company for businesses. Alek [Read more…]

The importance of following up on a job application

Friday, February 12th, 2016

The number of applicants for each job vacancy is rising each year and the competition within the job market is fierce. The manufacturing, hospitality, retail, administration, media, finance, oil and energy industries are among those that received the most applications in 2015, with CV Library reporting an average of 57.3 applicants per job vacancy. Evidently, [Read more…]

How to answer that dreaded interview question: What are your weaknesses?

Friday, February 12th, 2016

  Not ready to spill the beans on your biggest flaws at your next important job interview? Unsurprisingly, we at Christ the King don’t recommend it either. ‘What are your biggest weaknesses’ is a clichéd question that has been the downfall of even the savviest and most prepared job candidates. But worry not, there is a [Read more…]