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Month: January 2018

Park Air Systems explores the value of apprenticeships

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Lincoln College CEO, Gary Headland visited Park Air Systems, a Division of the leading global security company, Northrop Grumman, and met with Danny Milligan, the Managing Director. Located in Market Deeping, the major, global engineering and manufacturing company specialises in; Civil ATM communications; Military Communications; ATM Information Assurance; and Services and Training. Gary had a tour [Read more…]

Lincoln College Group Supports the Government in promoting exporting

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Lincoln College Group CEO Gary Headland, who is also a Midlands Export Champion, shares his export experience and the benefits of working overseas during an interview, which will appear when businesses search for exporting advice online. A film crew working for the Department of International Trade (DIT) visited Lincoln College to shoot an online promotional video with [Read more…]

How to become a qualified teacher at college

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Teaching can be one of the most rewarding professions around, so there’s no wonder it’s such a popular career choice. Here’s how Lincoln College can help you get there.   Why study teaching at college? There are many different routes into teaching, but many students prefer to get their teaching qualification at their former college. [Read more…]

The enormous benefits being creative has on your health and wellbeing

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Being creative has been proven to benefit your health and happiness in a number of ways – and you don’t have to be an amazing artist or creative genius to reap the rewards.   Here we explore exactly how engaging in creative activities can improve your wellbeing and some of the creative short courses you [Read more…]

Make your cover letter stand out for the right reasons

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Your cover letter is often the first impression a potential employer will have of you. A successful cover letter must strike a perfect balance between standing out amongst the sea of other applicants and getting the basics right – even the smallest mistake can cause a hiring manager to reject your application.   One hiring [Read more…]

A guide to asking for a pay rise

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

If you feel like you should be earning more money, read our advice on how to ask for a pay rise.   How much to ask for It’s important to ask your employer for a reasonable, well-researched pay increase. Asking your fellow employees how much they’re being paid is one way to find out your [Read more…]

5 tips to improve your work/life balance in 2018

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Do you feel like you’re meeting the demands of both your work and personal life? If the answer is no, you may need to look into your work/life balance.   This is defined as the time you devote to leisure and personal care versus the amount of time you spend at work. Leisure time is [Read more…]

How to plan your job search without getting overwhelmed

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Once you’ve made the decision to find a new job, it can be tempting to react in one of two ways.   Quantity over Quality   You may be the type of person who wants to immediately start sending out CVs left right and centre in the hopes of bagging yourself an interview. You’ll apply [Read more…]