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Month: April 2016

Leicester College awards its local business partners

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Leicester College held its annual Awards to Industry Breakfast 2016 on Wednesday 13 April 2016 and the taste restaurant based at the Freemen’s Park Campus. Awards to Industry ceremony is a celebration of the fantastic learning and training collaborations between local business and the College. Partners were presented with awards in six categories; Work Experience [Read more…]

What healthcare careers can you go into with a college qualification?

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

By 2020, the National Careers Service predicts that there will be over 100,000 more job opportunities in healthcare, so now could be an astute time to think about a career in this sector. What’s more, many healthcare jobs don’t require a university level qualification. “Only about 50% of jobs in the National Health Service require [Read more…]

The importance of using keywords in your CV

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

In today’s digital world, employment has, for the most part, moved online. Employers and recruiters have access to vast numbers of CVs for potential candidates from huge online recruitment databases, online job sites and Linked In. According to Jobsite.co.uk, “the average CV is only looked at for 10 seconds.” That’s because “typically a Recruitment Consultant [Read more…]

How to become a qualified teacher

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Could teaching be the happiest profession in the UK? A recent article by The Guardian certainly suggests so. Teachers have better holiday time, as well as variety and fulfilment in their jobs. Teaching and inspiring the future generations can be an extremely rewarding path, and one which is possible to begin no matter what stage [Read more…]