Volunteering: Enhance your skills this summer

The summer holidays are the perfect opportunity to gain transferable skills through work experience, a job or volunteering. We discuss the benefits of volunteering with Army Cadet Force (ACF) adult volunteer, Graeme Wells.

How to… Get work experience

Whether it’s your mum breathing down your neck, a requirement for school or you just think the time has come, looking for work experience can be a mission and a half. If you’re not lucky enough to have some pre-arranged placements fired your way by teachers or tutors, or the industry you want to work […]

Internship Coming Up? These Are The Workwear Tricks You Need to Know

You got the grades. Nailed the application form. Smashed the interview. And now you finally have the work experience placement of your dreams. But how exactly do you dress for success? Luckily, the fancy people at Gant have sorted you out. Any questions you might have about workwear – from shirts to ties  these guys have […]

How do you build a career in media?

Imagine being a part of something that provokes debate, entertains and informs thousands of people of what’s going on around them – it’s all possible in the world of the media! We caught up with one Scot who is making their mark in the media…   ON RADIO: ON THE JOB EMMA CLIFFORD Since graduating from […]

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 […]