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Month: November 2016

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Danielle Bruce-Tagoe: College made me realise my passion for films

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Former Learner, Danielle, is self-employed as a Screenwriter and will be graduating from the University for the Creative Arts with a BA (Hons) in Film Production in 2017. She spoke to our Alumni Team about discovering her passion for film whilst studying her A Levels at Christ the King Sixth Form College. “I wasn’t too [Read more…]

Zhen Choo Huang: Former learner shares her university experience

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

After passing her A Levels in Computing, Media Studies and Photography at Christ the King Sixth Form College, Zhen was accepted onto her current BA (Hons) degree in Communication and Media Studies at Nottingham Trent University. Here’s what she had to say about how college helped her achieve her educational ambitions, and what life has [Read more…]

Why interviews are about to get tougher – and how to deal with it

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Things can get pretty competitive on the job market these days. Only the top 2% of job applicants even get an interview, according to the President of Job Market Experts. Gone are the days when hiring managers were looking simply for the right qualifications, a decent amount of relevant work experience, glowing references from previous [Read more…]

Don’t be scared of languages

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Us Brits have it easy. Almost 400 million people speak English as their first language, with over 1 billion speaking it as a second language. Yet we shouldn’t rest on our laurels. Being multilingual comes with huge benefits, especially in business. A language can add between 10% and 15% to your wage, according to recruitment [Read more…]

The new social media trend? Not using social media

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Are we finally fed up with Twitter feuds and Instagram celebrities? Or finding ourselves stuck in a social media hole at 1am? It seems like the world is getting tired of the constant onslaught of Facebook updates and inane Snapchat stories and is ready to step away from seeing the world through a screen. Or [Read more…]

LinkedIn Masterclass: Writing your summary on LinkedIn

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Your first impression speaks volumes on LinkedIn. You should use your summary to get the right people’s attention, sell yourself and get across all the key information about yourself in a concise way. Your LinkedIn profile is also likely to show up in the first few results if people research you online (and they will). [Read more…]

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