BBC Radio 1 star Chris Stark on breaking into the media

Life isn’t like Anchorman (unfortunately) but getting into the media doesn’t have to be a funny one-liner.

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Making it big with Loch Lomond Golf Club’s graduate programme

Are you dreaming of a career that offers variety and the opportunity to progress and make your mark? Loch Lomond Golf Club have lots to offer! Laura MacDonald tells us how her placement in the prestigious golf club’s graduate programme has set her up for a career for life I graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2013 with an Honours Degree in Management, Technology and Enterprise. I knew I wanted to learn more about management and enhance these skills in the real world. I applied for Graduate Management roles throughout Glasgow, however when I saw Loch Lomond Golf Club’s graduate…

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The best Saturday jobs

Yesterday, the news hit the headlines that fewer 16-year-olds than ever before have got Saturday jobs. What was once a rite of passage for teens is now the last thing on folk’s minds, as they shun stacking shelves and waiting tables in favour of relying on the Bank of Mum and Dad instead. Despite what you might think, a weekend job is a really brilliant thing – us lot at Source HQ all had one as teenagers, and we got so much from it. Improved confidence, problem solving skills, something to write about on college and uni applications – and…

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The winter 2017 issue of Source is out NOW!

It’s a week that’s FULL of exciting things. It’s almost time to crack open your advent calendar, I’m a Celeb is on every flippin’ night, the X Factor final is on its way… Oh, and there’s a new issue of Source on the go too. Woo! As well as looking mighty fine, it’s an absolutely belter of an issue. Celeb-wise, we’ve been chatting with Royal Blood, local heroes The LaFontaines and the lovely Tom Walker – and they were all as excellent as we thought they’d be. For career inspo, we’ve been finding out about careers in the movies, we caught up…

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10 jobs that don’t need a degree (and how much you can earn!)

Coming to the end of your school career and starting to consider your options for the future can be daunting, especially if you have no idea what you want to do. Often young people are pressured into higher education if they are unsure of their futures as it gives them more time to make up their minds. However this route isn’t for everyone, and a degree isn’t necessarily a ticket to a career you’ll love that comes with a big pay cheque. Here is a list of 10 jobs that don’t require a degree, and still have to potential to…

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How to Ace that Interview

At one point or another, we’ll all have to do an interview. Whether you’re applying for a weekend job, graduate scheme, college or university, an interview is something you’ll have to master in order to earn your place. Filling out the application form is easy – but are you ready for the real test? 1 Do Your Research Knowledge is power – the more you know about the company, the more prepared you’ll be. You can’t walk into an interview and know nothing about the position you’ve applied for. What if the interviewer asks you what you know about the organisation? That’s…

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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 in doesn’t make an appearance on the list, where do you start? Let us talk you through the process… Identify the companies you want to work for Come up with a dream list. Think about what you want to do, who does it and then…

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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 it sussed. And if you are still struggling, they’ve even created these nifty little videos to keep you straight – and most importantly, looking smart. First things first – how on earth do you actually iron a shirt? Wrinkles – cute on your pug, not…

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Is this the best internship in the world? We talk the man behind 2017’s most epic prize

  Royal Caribbean is hiring an intern to travel the world by luxury cruise and take photos for Instagram. Just take a moment for that to sink in. Royal Caribbean UK & Ireland will be hiring one budding snapper this summer for its new “intern-ship” program. Not only will the winner get the chance to spend three weeks between June and July 2017 cruising around the world – they’ll also get a jaw dropping £3000 prize money plus complimentary access to climbing walls, Flowrider, restaurants, swimming pools, zip wires, water-slides and onboard fitness facilities.” The only snag? You’ll have to…

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