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Former student and RAF graduate comes back to College

Edward Campion came in to visit current Air & Defence Career College students to chat with them about life in the RAF. Ed went through the Basic Training process step-by-step with the students, offering an honest and engaging advice on life in the Royal Air Force. He said: “It wasn’t hard to adapt when I [Read more…]

Former Lincoln College Apprentice appointed Lindum Director

Richard Shaw has been appointed Director of Lindum’s BMS division, climbing the ladder since he began with the company nearly 30 years ago as an 18-year old apprentice. Trained as a joiner, Richard completed an apprenticeship through Lincoln College before working in the Lindum Joinery division with a team of experienced craftsmen for six years. [Read more…]

The golden rules of LinkedIn etiquette

First impressions are vital on LinkedIn. You just have to think about how long people spend looking at a LinkedIn profile. Different reports suggest this can be anything from 10 seconds to a minute. Either way, you don’t have much time to impress them.   Luckily, our golden rules of LinkedIn etiquette can help you [Read more…]

Workplace problems: What to do when your boss expects too much

The first article in a new series where we take an in-depth look at common workplace problems.   Dealing with this particular dilemma requires a delicate balance between two things: Wanting to impress your boss and not let them down Agreeing to do too much and setting yourself up for high stress and/or failure   [Read more…]