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Month: February 2016


Friday, February 19th, 2016

For three days, our Level 3 Technical Theatre students have been studying at the National Theatre, learning the craft and artistry of wig making, restoration costume design and lighting. The hands-on workshops have been tailored towards their upcoming work on historical romp ‘The Art Of Success’, destined for a one-night performance at Charlton House, Greenwich. [Read more…]

The importance of following up on a job application

Friday, February 12th, 2016

The number of applicants for each job vacancy is rising each year and the competition within the job market is fierce. The manufacturing, hospitality, retail, administration, media, finance, oil and energy industries are among those that received the most applications in 2015, with CV Library reporting an average of 57.3 applicants per job vacancy. Evidently, [Read more…]

How to answer that dreaded interview question: What are your weaknesses?

Friday, February 12th, 2016

  Not ready to spill the beans on your biggest flaws at your next important job interview? Unsurprisingly, we at Lewisham Southwark College don’t recommend it either. ‘What are your biggest weaknesses’ is a clichéd question that has been the downfall of even the savviest and most prepared job candidates. But worry not, there is a [Read more…]

What you need to know about hiring an apprentice

Friday, February 12th, 2016

What is an apprenticeship? Let’s start with the basics. An apprenticeship programme combines working and work-based training with studying for a qualification from GCSE to degree level. What are the benefits of hiring an apprentice? Think of it like investing in the future of your business. Your new employee is more likely to be loyal [Read more…]