Jameela Jamil and Karren Brady help launch new work experience scheme

This week, Jameela Jamil and Karren Brady were announced as Ambassadors for LifeSkills, a major new programme from Barclays to bring business, schools and government together to remove the barriers young people face in moving from school to work. Businesswoman Karren Brady and TV and radio presenter Jameela Jamil are passionate about using their experience […]

How To Play The UCAS Waiting Game

Don’t sweat it guys – you’re going to absolutely ace your exams this year! Like we told you before, if you put in the work, your exams will a piece of cake. There’s absolutely nothing to worry about- Or at least, this is the attitude we wish we could. Although here at Source we have a sneaky […]

Career Guidance with Arnold Schwarzenegger

We’ve all grown up watching the world’s favourite action hero on the big screen taking on multiple roles from robot assassins to barbarian warriors, but what about the careers that we mortal humans could possible peruse? We take a look at some of Arnie’s most famous movie roles and suss out how to become just […]

8 fictional bosses you will definitely encounter in your working life

The employer-employee relationship is such a fruitful source for observational humour and covered in such depth by movies, books and television, that frequently a work of fiction will stumble upon a  management archetype scarily close to the reality of the modern workplace. Such is the popularity of this relationship there are whole films dedicated to […]

To cover or not to cover – the need for a cover letter

The cover letter may not be essential for every role when applying for a job, but it can most certainly help in adding the personal touch to your application. CVs restrict the amount of information you can provide, so use your cover letter to throw in the additional information that will make you stand out […]

8 reasons why you should never take careers advice from James Bond

With 007 storming the box office at the weekend, we, the youth of today, are bound to be subjected to the usual shtick about how men want to be him and women want to be with him, repeated ad nauseum. While being James Bond would be fantastic in his universe of fast cars, spectacular explosions […]

How To… Write a CV

What is a CV? A CV, or ‘curriculum vitae’, is basically a document that contains all information relevant to getting a job. It includes your name, previous employment, qualifications and references. It can be a daunting process and if done incorrectly can result in rejection – it’s important to get it right. However writing a […]

A new language, a new life

Sixth year student Sarah Stirling takes a look at the importance of learning a new language… Communication is this era’s currency. With Facebook now boasting one seventh of the world’s population, we are more connected that we have ever been. Businesses aren’t taken seriously unless they are global these days – you have to think […]