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The dreaded job hunt: how to stay motivated

There’s no two ways about it: job hunting is stressful. Whether you’re fresh out of uni and looking for a graduate role or you’ve taken the plunge and are changing career, the job search is never pleasant. So how can you keep going through all the CV writing, the online application forms, the rejection letters? [Read more...]

Rapper and former student on the path to becoming a star

“You can do anything you want to! So why waste time not doing it? Start living life and follow your dreams!” This advice from former MKC student Ali Bandali’s isn’t just a sound bite; he’s been living by these words ever since he left College. Now better known as the rapper Raz, Ali has been [Read more...]

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...]