Month: January 2018

Damian Kent: A Level graduate became the first ever Trainee Solicitor for Channel 5 and now works for shows like Britain’s Got Talent, The Apprentice and The X Factor

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Damian Kent studied his A Levels at Christ the King Sixth Form College. He believes his experiences at college were essential to his doing well at university and his subsequent role at FreemantleMedia as a Legal and Business Affairs Executive.   “I never had a fixed idea of what I wanted to do for a [Read more…]

The enormous benefits being creative has on your health and wellbeing

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Being creative has been proven to benefit your health and happiness in a number of ways – and you don’t have to be an amazing artist or creative genius to reap the rewards.   Here we explore exactly how engaging in creative activities can improve your wellbeing and some of the creative short courses you [Read more…]

How to plan your job search without getting overwhelmed

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Once you’ve made the decision to find a new job, it can be tempting to react in one of two ways.   Quantity over Quality   You may be the type of person who wants to immediately start sending out CVs left right and centre in the hopes of bagging yourself an interview. You’ll apply [Read more…]

Make your cover letter stand out for the right reasons

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Your cover letter is often the first impression a potential employer will have of you. A successful cover letter must strike a perfect balance between standing out amongst the sea of other applicants and getting the basics right – even the smallest mistake can cause a hiring manager to reject your application.   One hiring [Read more…]

A guide to asking for a pay rise

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

If you feel like you should be earning more money, read our advice on how to ask for a pay rise.   How much to ask for It’s important to ask your employer for a reasonable, well-researched pay increase. Asking your fellow employees how much they’re being paid is one way to find out your [Read more…]

5 tips to improve your work/life balance in 2018

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Do you feel like you’re meeting the demands of both your work and personal life? If the answer is no, you may need to look into your work/life balance.   This is defined as the time you devote to leisure and personal care versus the amount of time you spend at work. Leisure time is [Read more…]