The Blog

Month: March 2018

Production Arts graduate lands dream job at Doddington Hall

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

An ex-student of Lincoln College is working her way up to the top. Alice Marshall studied the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Production Arts at Lincoln College and graduated with a distinction in July 2016. After taking part in work experience at Doddington Hall back in March 2016, Alice was offered a full-time position as an Events Assistant and [Read more…]

The benefits of employing older jobseekers for your company

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

The number of companies hiring older job seekers is on the rise.   According to the most recent government employment statistics, “The number of people aged 50 and over in employment has grown strongly in recent years,” increasing by 14.2%.   What’s more, over the next ten years, UK employers will need to fill around 13.5 million vacancies, with [Read more…]

Career Guide: Hospitality and Catering

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Have you already got your qualification and want to know what you can do with it? Or are you just starting out and are ready to be inspired by the opportunities available in this exciting, varied and fast-paced industry? Read on to find out more.   The hospitality and catering industry covers hotels, restaurants, pubs, [Read more…]

New to the job market? Trends you need to know about

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

If it’s been a while since you’ve been a job seeker, or you are entering the job market for the first time, here’s what you need to know about the employment landscape in 2018.   Social Media is an increasingly important job search tool   According to statistics from, 70% of companies are now [Read more…]

Air & Defence student secures Anglian Water Apprenticeship

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

“I thought I’d never be good at teamwork because I was introverted but now I can adapt. Through the Air & Defence Engineering course at Lincoln College I have learnt valuable skills on all fronts; socially and job related experiences.” Adam Driffill began his Level 2 PEO Engineering training in September 2016. Adam has a [Read more…]

Lincoln College hosts recruitment fair for National Apprenticeship Week

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

The College invited local businesses, students and the public to take part in the recruitment event. Businesses from the local area joined Lincoln College at their recruitment fair as part of National Apprenticeship Week. The event was designed to inspire students and show them the benefits of undertaking an apprenticeship. Darren Pulfrey, Branch Manager at [Read more…]

Lincoln, Newark and Gainsborough Colleges meet matrix Standard for IAG once again

Monday, March 5th, 2018

The Colleges’ Guidance Team and libraries retain matrix Standard for their Information, Advice and Guidance services. The Standard is a unique government quality mark for Information, Advice and Guidance services or ‘IAG’. The assessment consisted of a two-day visit from an assessor who spoke with staff and students, as well as external partners to determine [Read more…]