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 […]

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 […]

The Ins and Outs of Justice

Judges, lawyers, police officers, prison staff, crime scene investigators and legal secretaries are just a handful of the people dedicating their working day to keeping Britain safe. We take a look at the employment opportunities available to you… If you’re a fan of Bones, CSI and the Good Wife, chances are you already know how […]

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? […]