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Offering work experience: what do YOU get out of it?

Great experience, an insight into the world of work and something to put on the CV… the benefits of a work placement for students are obvious. But what do employers get out of it? The answer is, of course, lots! Work experience placements can be just as valuable to an employer as they are to [Read more...]

Questions to ask yourself when changing career

Years ago it was the norm for people stay in the same career for their entire professional life, working their way from the bottom to the top. These days, however, things are little different. A tough employment market and reduced job security mean that more and more people are changing career, in many cases more [Read more...]

MK College teams up with REED NCFE to provide The Work Hive

Milton Keynes College has teamed up with REED NCFE to provide The Work Hive, our in-house recruitment service which helps students move naturally from studying into the working environment. Since launching in Spring 2013, over 450 students have already successfully begun work placements with over 50 local and national companies. The partnership also provides a [Read more...]

How to boost your career with LinkedIn

The social network that’s not for socialising, LinkedIn has more than 250 million professionals connecting with each other. But are you making the most of it? LinkedIn can be so much more than just an online CV; it can help you forge business relationships, learn new skills and even give your career a shot in [Read more...]

University Clearing: what you need to know

University Clearing is kicking off soon, pairing students needing a university place with universities needing students. The term ‘Clearing’ strikes fear into the heart of many further education students and anyone who’s been working towards a place on an HE course. But going into Clearing can be a positive thing, giving you more options and [Read more...]