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 to Ace that Interview

At one point or another, we’ll all have to do an interview. Whether you’re applying for a weekend job, graduate scheme, college or university, an interview is something you’ll have to master in order to earn your place. Filling out the application form is easy – but are you ready for the real test? 1 […]

How to… Get work experience

Whether it’s your mum breathing down your neck, a requirement for school or you just think the time has come, looking for work experience can be a mission and a half. If you’re not lucky enough to have some pre-arranged placements fired your way by teachers or tutors, or the industry you want to work […]

Internship Coming Up? These Are The Workwear Tricks You Need to Know

You got the grades. Nailed the application form. Smashed the interview. And now you finally have the work experience placement of your dreams. But how exactly do you dress for success? Luckily, the fancy people at Gant have sorted you out. Any questions you might have about workwear – from shirts to ties  these guys have […]

We speak to Amanda Davies from Honey Pop Kisses

Scottish blogging sensation Amanda has had her successful (and seriously stylish blog) Honey Pop Kisses for almost five years now. She’s also a firm fixture at Fashion Week, editor of online magazine fashionfixdaily.com and has just launched her own subscription box, designed to celebrate and supply indie brands and vegan beauty right to your door step. […]

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 […]

App-y Studying

PRODUCTIVITY: Evernote and Simplenote Both free on iTunes Make notes, create endless to-do lists and file everything away in the ultimate neat and tidy virtual notebook Evernote. You can even record voice reminders if you have a ‘eureka’ moment during your studies. For a more stripped back version when you have to get all your brilliant […]

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 […]