Further your career prospects with Aldi

On the face of it, Aldi is a quirky, down-to-earth supermarket, providing its customers with great quality at discount prices. Take a look at the bigger picture and it’s quite breathtaking. We’re one of the most impressive retailers in the global business market today. With a simple goal of providing value and quality, using leaner […]

Talk yourself into a job

If you’re guilty of snoozing through Spanish and faffing about in French, you might want to think again about your attitude towards foreign languages. Research conducted by ForexBonuses has found that having a second language under your belt really boosts your earning potential. Sure, we might be leaving the EU, but that doesn’t mean that […]

Childcare gets recruitment makeover

Leaving school, deciding what to study or where to work is a whole new bag of decisions. But have you ever thought about working with children? 👶🏼 The Scottish Government has launched a new campaign encouraging more school leavers to consider a career in early learning and childcare. It is hoped the campaign will encourage […]

Scottish Apprenticeship Week: Lisa’s Story

It’s Scottish Apprenticeship Week and we are proud as punch to announce that our favourite staff member Lisa passed her business administration apprenticeship with flying colours and she’s  heading off to pick up her Level 3 diploma TODAY! So in honour of all the fab work she has done over the last 12 months, and to celebrate Scottish Apprenticeship Week, we […]

How do you build a career in media?

Imagine being a part of something that provokes debate, entertains and informs thousands of people of what’s going on around them – it’s all possible in the world of the media! We caught up with one Scot who is making their mark in the media…   ON RADIO: ON THE JOB EMMA CLIFFORD Since graduating from […]

Fancy a job with Scottish Water? Apply here!

 Scottish Water provide high quality drinking water and waste water services to households and premises across Scotland.  They are committed to playing a positive role in the lives of our customers and our people, both now and in the future.  Find out more about their graduate scheme below. Our graduate programmes enable us to develop […]

Can I make a career out of working with animals?

ANIMAL CARE ASSISTANT Care assistants are responsible for looking after a range of different animals in kennels, rescue centres and sanctuaries. Duties include preparing food, grooming and exercising animals, cleaning out kennels and pens and looking after animals that are unwell or distressed. This can be dirty, hard work, but also hugely rewarding – where else do you get paid to play with puppies? You […]

How do I become a solicitor? All your questions answered

We sat down with Heather McKendrick, careers and outreach manager at the Law Society of Scotland, to find out how you go about pursuing a career in law… How do you go about becoming a solicitor? The first stage is the law degree, also known as the LLB. For students with a degree in a different […]

What it’s like to train to be a vet

What does it take to become a vet? We speak to final year vet student Terri Steel to see how she landed her dream career.    What do you do?  I’m a final year vet student at Glasgow University. As part of our course, we need to do 38 weeks of “seeing practice” in our […]