Turning A ‘Like’ Into A Living

How do you go about turning something you like into a living? Careers advice often focuses on academia, how well you perform in exams and which school subjects can set you up for a satisfying career. Hobbies are often overlooked, but these can hold the key to an exciting future. You can do something you […]

Budget Breaks for Post Exam Celebrations

Summer’s coming and what better way to celebrate finishing a busy exam schedule than with some time in the sun? You’ve earned it, after all. Very few S4-6 budgets stretch to a fortnight in the Maldives or a trek round South America, no matter how well paid your part-time job is. With that in mind, […]

How I Became a TV Presenter: Storm Huntley, CBBC

Storm Huntley is usually found Down on The Farm with JLS’s JB Gill or taking calls on Channel 5’s The Wright Stuff, but how did this economics graduate become a telly star? We spoke to Storm about the joys of getting your hair and make-up done and the difficulties of milking stubborn goats. You’re a TV […]

Exam Study Tips from Successful Scots

The  SQA exams are just weeks away – the pressure is officially on. Chances are, the next few weeks of your life are going to be engulfed with studying. Hours spent in textbooks, doing practice papers and racking your brains to remember that lengthy Shakespeare quote – and hoping that some of it sticks. It’s […]

How I became a gig booker: Craig Johnston, DF Concerts

Craig Johnston works for DF Concerts, one of Scotland’s most prominent music promoters. The company is responsible for T in the Park, arranges tour dates for international acts when they visit Scotland and also manages gig venue King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. Craig now promotes acts such as Years and Years, Troye Sivan, Sunset Sons […]

How I became a national news reporter: Colin Stone, STV

Colin Stone is a production journalist for STV. His job involves chasing stories, live reporting and reading the news on national television. At just 24, Colin is a rising star within Scottish media. That doesn’t mean he knows how to tie a tie though… Q: You’re young to be reading the news on national TV! […]

How I became a vintage make-up artist: Fiona Poliri, Bygone Bombshell

Fiona Poliri, 31, spends her days powdering noses and perfecting vintage waves. Working as a hair stylist and make-up artist for Bygone Bombshell Beauty Parlour, Fiona transports her clients’ style to a different era in time. We caught up with her to ask how she turned her love of make-up and vintage fashion into a career. […]

How I became a Head Chef : Stephen Crawford, Black Dove

At just 23, Stephen Crawford is the Head Chef at critically acclaimed, high-end restaurant Black Dove. So how exactly did Stephen land such a great job at such a young age? Hard work, long hours and a love of fantastic food. We asked Stephen for his tips on training and his insider knowledge of life […]

Sun, ski, chalet? Here’s the Source guide to seasonal summer jobs

Fancy earning some cash abroad this summer, while also boosting your CV? If you’re keen to work in the sunshine, meet new people and have a summer you’ll never forget, grabbing a seasonal job is probably a wise idea. There are thousands of jobs available for bright young Scots like yourself, you just need to work […]