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 […]

Weird interview questions – and how to handle them!

No matter how well prepared you are, even the most experienced candidate can be shaken up by a tough interview question – and it’s not always the one relating to the role that you’ve applied for which throw you. What’s your favourite colour? Who inspire you? If you were an animal, what one would you […]

Fashion careers: model

Claire Kahane, model Claire, who’s based in London, is an actress, dancer and model. She’s worked as a fit model and models for online stores for a range of major retailers and designers. How did you get into modelling? I’m an actress and needed something in between jobs. A friend who I had previously worked […]

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 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 […]