Next steps: What to do if you didn’t get the results you wanted

Results day is over and if you didn’t get the grades you wanted or expected, it can be easy to give up. It does pretty much feel like the end of the world, but it isn’t. We’ve got the rundown on what your next steps could be.

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Kickstart your career with the RAF

At the Royal Air Force (RAF), there are roles for everyone, depending on strengths and experience. We caught up with an Intelligence Analyst (Linguist), to find out more about the top secret role, and why you should apply.

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Scotland’s biggest TV show is looking for trainees

Calling all Outlander fans! The hit Scottish TV show has opened its applications for traineeships beginning in December this year.

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Talent agency looking for extras in upcoming TV and movies

Looking for some part time work over the spring term? Sick of your waiting or call centre job and fancy something a bit more exciting?

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Further your career prospects with Aldi

On the face of it, Aldi is a quirky, down-to-earth supermarket, providing its customers with great quality at discount prices. Take a look at the bigger picture and it’s quite breathtaking. We’re one of the most impressive retailers in the global business market today. With a simple goal of providing value and quality, using leaner and smarter business processes, we’re a supermarket that’s getting it right. We’re winning all kinds of awards and new stores are springing up all over the UK and Ireland (currently one every week) as we rapidly increase our market share. Combine this with over 9,000…

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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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Talk yourself into a job

If you’re guilty of snoozing through Spanish and faffing about in French, you might want to think again about your attitude towards foreign languages. Research conducted by ForexBonuses has found that having a second language under your belt really boosts your earning potential. Sure, we might be leaving the EU, but that doesn’t mean that working overseas or being part of an international company is out of the question – there are heaps of opportunities to work in a second, third, or even fourth language! So what languages promise the most money? Let us fill you in… German German opens…

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Exam Study Tips from Successful Scots

The  SQA exams are just weeks away – the pressure is officially on. Chances are, the next few weeks of your life are going to be engulfed with studying. Hours spent in textbooks, doing practice papers and racking your brains to remember that lengthy Shakespeare quote – and hoping that some of it sticks. It’s the question that crops up every year at this time – what is the best way to study? Unfortunately, there are no specific rules when it comes to revision, and different methods work for different people. Perhaps you prefer to feel the pressure with last-minute…

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How I became a national news reporter: Colin Stone, STV

Colin Stone is a production journalist for STV. His job involves chasing stories, live reporting and reading the news on national television. At just 24, Colin is a rising star within Scottish media. That doesn’t mean he knows how to tie a tie though… Q: You’re young to be reading the news on national TV! How did you get to where you are today? I began getting my first freelance radio reporter shifts in 2013; from there, I joined YOUR Radio in Clydebank as a broadcast journalist; then in May 2014 I joined STV Glasgow just prior to its launch.…

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