The benefits of part-time work

It was once the norm for parents to drag their teenagers out of bed on a Saturday morning to get them up and out for their Saturday job. Sleepy-eyed youngsters would wobble around on their bikes as they delivered local papers, or throw back a coffee to get them going while pulling on their fast-food […]

The Best Career Aptitude Tests

If you’re reading this, you’re probably in need of a little bit of help figuring out what line of work to go down. Sometimes the careers advice friends and family give you can be vague or unhelpful, and Googling different jobs can leave you with more questions than answers. We’ve discovered some of the best […]

On the job: admin apprentice Hannah Sheridan

With it being Scottish Apprenticeship Week, we thought we’d have a chat with our very own Modern Apprentice Hannah Sheridan. Hannah’s been with Source’s parent company, DC Publishing, since last September. Her official title is ‘admin assistant’, but she’s working towards an SVQ in business administration. Hannah explains why she chose to do an MA, and […]

How to Ace That Interview

Interviews can be scary; you’ve worked hard to get this far in the application process and the pressure to do your best and get the job is enough to make anybody nervous. To help you through your interviews, successful entrepreneur James Caan has offered us some of his best tips on how to show off […]

How to get the most out of work experience

Applying for jobs, particularly full time work can be hard; you think you have found a perfect position when you notice that previous experience is essential. Cue everyone asking the question: ‘How am I supposed to get the required experience if I can’t get a job?’ The answer? Work experience. Work experience is an excellent […]

What matters at work?

We’re all guilty of it – when it comes to putting together your CV, the clichés come out. “I’m a really hard worker.” “I love working as part of a team but also have the ability to use my imitative.” “I am a strong communicator.” But what qualities really matter in the workplace? What skills […]

Making it in music

Let’s be honest – how many people do you meet that say they want to be a musician, a pop star or a rock star, and how many actually make it? Shows like The X Factor make the music business seem so straight forward, but the reality of making it in music is much tougher […]

ON THE JOB: Master chef, Australia

Leaving school is a daunting prospect for anyone, especially if you don’t have a job or further education options lined up. From the east end of Glasgow to the north east of Australia, Alastair Waddell has turned a part-time pub job into an exotic flourishing career in the kitchen. An award-winning Executive Chef at one of […]