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Accountancy at #SWC

Accounting is a huge career area. Once seen as a specialised discipline – associated primarily with mathematical geniuses – it is now more accessible, with advances in computing meaning that it is less about natural numerical skill and more about aptitude and training. Notoriously a...

Avoiding Plagiarism

Melania Trump, wife of presidential candidate Donald Trump, performed her most important role in the US election to date when she took centre stage on the first day of the Republican National Convention. She praised her husband as a ‘compassionate’ man and one who would...

Green Technology

For several years, talk of environmental issues and green technologies has been fairly common. Ever since Al Gore’s efforts at the start of the century, global warming has been something we’re all aware of, and more recently, both Barrack Obama and Leonardo Di Caprio have...

STEP Employers Day

A recent event held at the South West College Omagh brought students, college staff and employers together to highlight the brilliant work being done through the STEP programme. Attended by large numbers, the event maintained a small crowd atmosphere that highlighted the family feeling within the...

HLA Apprenticeships

The advantages of apprenticeships are well understood. They endorse learning by doing, bring students into working environments and allow them to earn a wage rather than build up debt, and provide real industry experience as well as the class-room-taught theory behind it. For students and employers...

Creating your CV

Creating your CV can be stressful. It’s the first thing you present to a potential employer, and most jobs won’t offer you an interview until they've seen it. But whether you’re constantly updating your CV, or putting one together for the first time, there’s a...

The Perfect Interview  

Interviews can be daunting, but whether you’re someone who takes them in your stride, a nervous interviewer, or even embarking on your first one ever, there are certain things you can do to guarantee you give yourself the best shot at getting the job. First off,...