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 […]

Scottish Universities: Where to study?

Want to study in Scotland but can’t decide where? We totally understand the difficulty of choosing where you’ll spend the next four years of your life so we’ve compiled a list of all the universities in Scotland to help with your decision. Although universities offer a wide range of courses, some of these educational institutes […]

Making Monsters

As the co-founder of MillenniumFX, Europe’s largest provider of special effects makeup, prosthetics and animatronics for TV, film and stage, it’s safe to say that Neill Gorton’s job is a little unusual. We speak to the man behind the aliens of Doctor Who, the blood and guts of Saving Private Ryan and the supernatural creatures […]

In Demand…

Sky diving on a dare from Dappy, cosying up to Cheryl Cole and bantering with Bieber – it’s all just a part of the job for In:Demand’s Romeo! The radio host sat down to talk work with Source… You’ve pretty much got the best job in Scotland. How did you get started? I started out […]

When it pays to be a geek

Let’s face it. Science, technology, engineering and maths – also known as STEM – have never been the coolest subjects. But they can lead to an interesting, exciting career path. We find out more… People keep talking about the importance of STEM. What’s it all about? It stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths – […]

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 […]

The 7 most unconventional jobs done by future Presidents of the USA (and how they came in useful in the hot seat)

Although history tells us that your best shot of being President is to first be a teacher, lawyer, soldier, business-person, career politician or all of the above (like the very first president, George Washington) a handful of Commanders-in-Chief, including the newly re-elected President Obama, reached the Whitehouse via less well-trodden career paths, demonstrating that someone […]

TRAINING: Business and finance with ACCA

Dream of a high-powered, fast-paced career? A future in business and finance could be for you! ACCA tell us about the training opportunities they have that could get you on the path to a successful working life… About ACCA ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants. We aim […]

Financial futures

Despite what people might say about bankers, the world of finance is a brilliant sector to be working in – and you don’t even have to be great at maths! From high-flying accountants to busy payroll assistants, a future in finance has the potential to be an exciting career choice. Finance is split into different […]