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Month: January 2017

Trevor Gomes: Entrepreneurial former student tells his story

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Trevor graduated from Christ the King Sixth Form College with A Levels in Business, ICT, English and Music. Now at university, he spoke to our Alumni Team about the challenges and highlights of his education so far. “I’m studying Business Management with Entrepreneurship at the University of Westminster,” said Trevor. “One of my many highlights [Read more…]

Stephanie Anning: Former student plans for a family and a career

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Stephanie Anning took AVCE Science and AS French at Christ the King Sixth Form College. After graduation, she went on to study her Adult Nursing degree at Kingston University. She is now a nurse for the NHS. Currently taking a break from her career to start a family, Stephanie spoke to our Alumni team about [Read more…]

Avision Ho: Former Mathematics student is a Data Scientist for the government

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Avision Ho is a Data Scientist for the Department of Education. Our academically talented and ambitious former student took his AS and A Levels in Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Economics, Critical Thinking, Government and Politics, and EPQ before progressing to the London School of Economics and Political Science. Avision graduated from university in 2016 before shaping [Read more…]

Why setting goals shouldn’t just be for January

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

It’s New Year’s resolution time. Chances are you’ve set yourself a goal this year to get fit, read more books, save money, see more of your family or learn a new skill. The New Year is seen as the perfect opportunity to open a new chapter in your life. It symbolises fresh beginnings and hope [Read more…]

The ultimate apps for running a small business

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

We’ve got the rundown of our favourite apps that help you to stay ahead of your finances, team communication, task management and more in 2017. Top app for marketing AdWords – Google AdWords gets your business seen by the right people. It places your ads precisely when your target audience are searching for businesses like [Read more…]

How important are first impressions in an interview?

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

First impressions are infinitely important at an interview. Research has shown that it can take less than a second for a person to form an opinion of you based on your physical appearance, body language, attitude, clothes and mannerisms. Human beings have evolved to make huge assumptions about one another’s health, success, intelligence, competence, trustworthiness, [Read more…]

Easy networking tips to try immediately

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Not everyone finds it easy to walk into a crowded room and introduce themselves to strangers. Nor does everyone understand how to navigate their way around an online business social network without making an etiquette faux pas. If you’re one of these people who finds the whole business of networking a bit overwhelming and more [Read more…]

CV clichés and how to avoid them

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Clichéd phrases are a great way to see your CV get tossed aside, no matter how qualified you are for the job. Your recruiter or potential employer sees loads of CVs over the course of the hiring process. “The minimum number of CVs that a recruiter will receive for a UK vacancy is 54,” say [Read more…]

8 easy tips to get active in your lunch break

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Life gets in the way of exercising, and that’s okay. We’ve all got other priorities that mean hitting the gym before or after work isn’t always number one on the list. But that doesn’t mean you can’t use your lunch break. Fit your workout style in with the time you have If you’ve only got [Read more…]