We speak to Amanda Davies from Honey Pop Kisses

Scottish blogging sensation Amanda has had her successful (and seriously stylish blog) Honey Pop Kisses for almost five years now. She’s also a firm fixture at Fashion Week, editor of online magazine fashionfixdaily.com and has just launched her own subscription box, designed to celebrate and supply indie brands and vegan beauty right to your door step. […]

Can I make a career out of working with animals?

ANIMAL CARE ASSISTANT Care assistants are responsible for looking after a range of different animals in kennels, rescue centres and sanctuaries. Duties include preparing food, grooming and exercising animals, cleaning out kennels and pens and looking after animals that are unwell or distressed. This can be dirty, hard work, but also hugely rewarding – where else do you get paid to play with puppies? You […]

How I became a sports reporter: Kieran Canning, AFP

Kieran Canning, originally from Airdrie, is living the DREAM. Based in Madrid, he’s the Spanish sports correspondent for AFP (Agence France-Presse), a major French news agency. His day is consumed by sport – mostly football – and he’s covered some of the biggest events the sporting calendar has to offer. He’s currently in Rio chasing […]

How I became a vintage make-up artist: Fiona Poliri, Bygone Bombshell

Fiona Poliri, 31, spends her days powdering noses and perfecting vintage waves. Working as a hair stylist and make-up artist for Bygone Bombshell Beauty Parlour, Fiona transports her clients’ style to a different era in time. We caught up with her to ask how she turned her love of make-up and vintage fashion into a career. […]

How I became a Head Chef: Stephen Crawford, Black Dove

At just 23, Stephen Crawford is the Head Chef at critically acclaimed, high-end restaurant Black Dove. So how exactly did Stephen land such a great job at such a young age? Hard work, long hours and a love of fantastic food. We asked Stephen for his tips on training and his insider knowledge of life […]

Media careers: The producer and presenter

Rachael Fulton is a producer and presenter at STV Glasgow. She produces Jak and Edie’s Scottish Kitchen, presents See What You Missed and also works researcher and assistant producer on the channels’ Riverside Show. You sound really busy! What does your job involve? Jak and Eddie is a half-hour cookery programme filmed as-live in the STV […]

Media careers: The editorial assistant

Laura Donaldson, originally from Edinburgh, graduated from Caledonian University over the summer, and now works in London as an editorial assistant at heat magazine. What does your job involve day to day? Completing administration tasks such as answering the phones, handing out the post, and booking transport for colleagues, transcribing interviews for the team and […]