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 […]

Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2017: 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 […]

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 […]

Careers in the media

The media industry is a fast-paced, ever-moving place to work, with a diverse range of roles available across film, TV, newspapers, magazines, websites, radio and beyond! We caught up with a few people making their mark in the media to find out what their job is really like. The magazine editor – Lindsay Cochrane The editorial […]

On trend careers

The autumn issue of Source is out THIS WEEK! Mega exciting for everyone, right? In it, we’ve got a special two-page feature looking at careers in the world of fashion – so here, to give you even more insight into how the industry works, we’ve spoken to some people making their mark on the fashion […]

How to deal with parent pressure

Tomorrow students across Scotland will be nervously clutching their mobiles or laptops while they await their exam results popping up in their inboxes. It’s often an uncertain period, with university or college applications hanging in the balance, depending on the awarded grades. Along with the ambiguity, young people can often feel pressured by their parents to study […]