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“Which apprenticeship is right for you?” Ask

Thursday, April 20th, 2017 is a website for school and college students, with jobs, advice and information on apprenticeships, school leaver programmes and sponsored degrees. It also includes news and features about school leaver options, and produces careers advice material for schools and colleges. Below, they give us their advice on choosing an apprenticeship.   There has never been a [Read more…]

5 highest paid jobs in the UK and how we can help you get there

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

The Office for National Statistics has released the highest paying jobs of 2016 in the UK. Here’s what they are and how courses at Leicester College can help you on your way to achieving them. If you’re lucky enough to already be dong one of these jobs, we’d love to hear in the comments below [Read more…]

Careers in the Arts – an interview with a leading arts recruiter

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Sophie Macpherson Ltd is a headhunting and recruitment firm based in London, serving prestigious arts world businesses and cultural organisations across the globe, such as White Cube, Sotheby’s, Science Ltd (Damien Hirst’s studio) and Pelham Communications. We spoke to Sophie Macpherson and her team about what it takes to make it in the arts world [Read more…]

How do internet celebrities make money?

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Internet celebrities (also known as influencers) like PewDiePie, Kayla Itsines and Zoella reportedly make millions through their popularity on social media platforms like Instagram and YouTube. How they make money In a word: advertising. Instagram has over 600million active monthly users, with 59% of these being between 18-29. Almost 5 billion videos are watched on [Read more…]

Inspirational quotes to use in your career and your daily life

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

In need of a little motivation to help you in your career, your studies or your personal goals? Whether you need a push to ask for that promotion, get the exam result you want or whatever you want to achieve, here are some inspirational quotes to help you find your drive. We’ve unpicked some of [Read more…]

We asked our alumni for their best productivity tips for work or study

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Ever wondered how our most successful alumni get things done? There’s lots of productivity advice out there, but we thought we’d ask some of our former learners for their tried and tested methods for achieving a lot in not-a-lot of time. If you’re struggling to fit all of your tasks into your day, you really [Read more…]

Which social media platforms should your business use?

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

The second in a series of articles about social media for business Coming up later: How to build a social media community for your business |How to create a social media campaign for your business | Common social media mistakes businesses make | A guide to Facebook Ads for businesses We’ve already discussed the pros [Read more…]

Leicester College Learners Feature in Arts Exhibition

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

A group of ten learners on the BTEC Art and Design Diploma have had their work chosen for an exhibition at New Walk Museum. The Little Selves exhibition is an initiative by Leicester Society of Artists, supported by the Art Council of England and New Walk Museum and Art Gallery. Tristan Angus ‘Self Portrait’ Learner [Read more…]

Working for big companies versus small companies

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Let’s settle this once and for all. Read on to find out how working for a small company versus a big company compares. We’ve compared a few important areas of working life to help you decide which may be right for you. Progression Larger companies may offer greater opportunities for career progression. “With different departments [Read more…]

Why there’s no such thing as a non-creative person

Monday, March 20th, 2017

If you’ve always assumed that the world is split into logically-minded people that are good at maths and science, and creative people that are good at art and writing, then it’s time to reconsider. Ever heard of the idea that there are two types of thinkers – the left-brained analytical thinkers and the right-brained creative [Read more…]

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