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Month: April 2016

The importance of using keywords in your CV

Thursday, April 14th, 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, “the average CV is only looked at for 10 seconds.” That’s because “typically a Recruitment Consultant [Read more…]

The golden rules of phone interviews

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Recruiters and employers use phone interviews to narrow down large volumes of applicants and ensure that you’re a credible and serious applicant before you’re invited for a face-to-face interview. The good news is, if you get a call it means they like your CV, and it’s then up to you to convince them to move [Read more…]

Anne McBride: Family-orientated former student helps young people learn English

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

After studying her CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at Lewisham Southwark College, Anne McBride now helps young non-English speakers to improve their English skills at her home. She does all this whilst caring for her family, and is working towards setting up her own business. “I’m part-teacher, part-cook, part-organiser, part-tour [Read more…]