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 […]

Voiceover Man

You might not recognise the name, but you’ll definitely recognise the voice. Peter Dickson – the voice behind The X Factor – put down his script to talk business with Source’s Lindsay Cochrane… How did you get into voiceover work? Ever since the age of ten, I wanted to be a radio announcer. An odd […]

Suit up!

After scraping together their savings, brothers Fraser and Ali Smeaton and pal Gregor Lawson have taken the world of fancy dress by storm with Morphsuits – even Harry Styles is a fan! So where did it all start for the entrepreneurial twenty-somethings? Source’s Bethany Ewen caught up with co-owner Gregor for our Winter 2011 issue… […]

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 […]

Big business

A company director at the age of 20, the first female club owner in the Football League, author, columnist and Lord Sugar’s right-hand woman – it goes without saying that Karren Brady’s one of the hardest working women in business! We found out more about her working life… You’ve had an incredible career – what’s […]

Curtain call

For drama fans who don’t fancy life in the spotlight, why not consider a career backstage? We find out more about life in the wings from Jemma Milne, a Queen Margaret University graduate who’s now working as an assistant stage manager on Shrek the Musical in London’s West End… What does a stage manager do? […]

From bedroom to board room

His company turned over more than £100,000 in its first year, Richard Branson has offered him business advice, he’s talked politics with David Cameron – and he’s only 21! Source caught up with SB.TV founder Jamal Edwards… How did you come up with the idea for SB.TV? I knew of a lot of up-and-coming artists […]

Let’s get down to business…

  Dream of having your own business empire like Lord Sugar? Fancy yourself as Scotland’s answer to advertising king Don Draper? Aspire to be the next generation’s Michelle Mone? Whatever your ambitions, studying business at university might be one way of getting a head start… Sharp suits, briefcases, important meetings, plenty of challenges and the […]

It’s a bling thing

  ‘Peely wally’, ‘belter’ and ‘taps aff’ are phrases we’d usually say, not wear. That’s until Bonnie Bling exploded onto the scene and put Scots slang in style. Rachael Fulton caught up with jewellery designer Mhairi Mackenzie to find out more… Fresh from dusting the uc   uckles of celebs like Lana Del Rey and […]