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Month: August 2017

How to use social media to boost your career: the basics

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Are you completely lost when it comes to using social media to advance your career?   Whether you’re a jobseeker or climbing the career ladder, using professional networking sites like LinkedIn, and cultivating your online brand on this and other social platforms to attract opportunities is vital in today’s business environment.   According to business [Read more…]

How your company can benefit from offering work experience

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

The benefits for students participating in work experience are huge – they get an insight into the real world of work, a chance to explore an industry and role, gain confidence and make themselves more employable.   But as an employer, did you know that you can reap the rewards of a work experience programme, [Read more…]

What is your peak productive time? And how to use it

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

You probably know already that you’re more productive at some times of the day. But do you know how to work out exactly when you peak, and how to utilise this to improve your performance, creativity and problem solving abilities?   How to identify your peak productive time   Firstly, you need to identify when [Read more…]

What you need to know about starting out as a freelancer

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

  Could you use your skills to enter the world of self-employment? Being a freelancer allows you to be flexible regarding when you work, what projects you take on, and where you choose to work.   Here’s what you need to know about starting out as a freelancer, from getting started and finding clients to [Read more…]

How to handle Skype interviews 

Friday, August 11th, 2017

Skype and video interviews are increasingly being used by recruiters to narrow down the number of job applicants at an early stage. The rise in remote working has also meant that Skype interviews are necessary to hire talent across the globe.    If you want to impress 42% of today’s employers, being able to come across well [Read more…]

Hope Brennan: Performance Sound student travels to Prague and Edinburgh Fringe as a Sound Engineer 

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

After studying her A Levels at Christ the King Sixth Form College, ambitious former student, Hope Brennan, was accepted onto the BA (Hons) Performance Sound course at the prestigious Rose Bruford International Drama College.    She spoke to our Alumni Team about some of the amazing experiences she has had at university, including trips abroad and working [Read more…]