Category: Learners

How to Shine at Job Interviews

Filling in job applications and preparing for interviews are often filled with anxiety and worry about making a good impression. While every interviewing panel will look for different qualities in their candidates, there are two more »

How to Write a Great CV

At some point, most of us will face the dreaded moment of having to apply for jobs. Writing a killer CV and presenting clear examples of your experience and knowledge are key to being successful more »

How to Write Great Essays

Let’s talk about writing great essays. What it involves and what it does not. It does not involve you typing the last sentence at 5 am and clicking Submit in hope of getting a half-decent mark. more »

How to Write Well

The skill of writing well is often pigeonholed in the same way as, for example, creativity or maths. We keep telling ourselves that some people are just born being good at maths or creative tasks more »

Fail Boldly

Nobody says failure is fun. Not getting the grade/job/recognition you wanted hurts. But recognising that failure is an integral part of your life, and learning how to become more pragmatic about it can help you more »

Find a Good MOOC and Succeed in It

Traditionally, a lot of people make long and often overly ambitious New Year’s resolutions lists in January. Climb Mount Everest. Run 10 marathons in 10 days. Swim with sharks. Write a bestselling novel. A lot more »

Part 2: Create Brilliant Presentations

In the previous post, we talked about using your voice and body to your advantage when you are presenting. But that’s not the whole story! Once you have found your voice and presentation style, you more »