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Month: May 2017

Yvonne Igunma: Former student qualifies as a Doctor

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Yvonne is a qualified doctor and a former student of Christ the King Sixth Form College. She studied A Levels in Biology, Chemistry, History and Art with us before being accepted to study her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at St. George’s, University of London and her BSc in Human Genetics at King’s [Read more…]

Benefits of having a career mentor

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

If you’re driven and want to work towards developing your career, finding a career mentor can make the difference in achieving your ambitions. “A career mentor is someone who agrees to share their skills, knowledge, expertise, and professional contacts with you,” say Idealistcareers.com. “People with mentors earn higher salaries, are promoted more frequently, and report [Read more…]

Perfect pitching skills for any situation

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Whether you’re pitching your new business to an investor, your new TV show idea to a production company, yourself to a potential employer or an idea in your next staff meeting, there’s a few things that can make the difference between success and falling flat. We’ve collected the best pitching advice from around the internet [Read more…]

We asked alumni for their best interview advice and stories

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

There is a lot of interview advice out there, so we thought who better to ask than your fellow successful alumni who have experienced both sides of the interview process – as interviewers and interviewees. Learn from their triumphs and their mistakes. After all, passing on knowledge to your fellow former students of Christ the [Read more…]

What is job satisfaction and how to get it in your workplace

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Are you happy in your job? Job satisfaction is generally defined as feeling fulfilled, engaged and satisfied by your work. There’s growing feeling that employers need to prioritise the job satisfaction of their employees in a bid to increase productivity and motivation and decrease staff turnover. In 2016, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development [Read more…]

Think you don’t have an inspiring story to tell? Think again…

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Remember what it was like when you were at Christ the King Sixth Form College? If you could go back and give yourself one piece of advice about learning or planning for the future, what would it be? Is there anything you would say to encourage yourself to work harder, or have more confidence in [Read more…]

Oluwatobi Coker: My life as a Junior Doctor

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Oluwatobi is a Junior Doctor training to be a GP with the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. As a former student of Christ the King Sixth Form College, she agreed to speak to us about her experiences of college and how they helped to shape her future. “From a young age, I enjoyed science and [Read more…]