Alumni Stories

Month: July 2016

The importance of targeting your job search

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Got a one-size-fits-all cover letter? Evidence shows that sending out fewer, more tailored applications gets far better results. In fact, recruiters and employers can tell if you’re playing the numbers game instead of focusing your job search, and are likely to scan-read and bin any applications they think haven’t been tailored to the specific job [Read more…]

What can you do with a second language?

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

More than two thirds of adults in the UK cannot speak a foreign language, according to The British Council. Your language skills could put you at a huge advantage in today’s global job market. Whether you’ve already got a second (or third, or fourth) language under your belt, or are considering taking a language course, [Read more…]