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Month: July 2016

Christina Banjo: From CTK to High-End Handbag Entrepreneur

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Christina Banjo is the Creative Director at Christina Chi. Christina studied her A levels in IT, Media Business and Psychology, all of which prepared her for running her own business in one way or another. “College also helped me learn about all the things I was good at and it helped choose my degree,” she [Read more…]

Jenny Lee-Kearns: Studying Criminology and Sociology at University

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

After graduating from Christ the King Sixth Form College, Jenny was offered a place studying Criminology and Sociology at the University of Brighton. She spoke to our Alumni team about life at university and her plans for employment. “My A Levels were English Language and literature, Sociology and History,” she said. “College gave me the [Read more…]

The importance of targeting your job search

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Got a one-size-fits-all cover letter? Evidence shows that sending out fewer, more tailored applications gets far better results. In fact, recruiters and employers can tell if you’re playing the numbers game instead of focusing your job search, and are likely to scan-read and bin any applications they think haven’t been tailored to the specific job [Read more…]

Tips for internship success

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

There’s no denying that today’s job market is competitive. The average ratio of job applications to getting invited to an interview is twenty-to-one, according to graduate-jobs.com. The research also found that “graduate job seekers fail to hear anything at all in response to three out of five of their applications.” Clearly, whether you have a [Read more…]