All Careers Advice

  • Karran Bonner is the facilitator and coach at Brightside. This week, she looks at what makes employees happy at work.

  • Norval Strachan, 51, is an expert on foodborne illnesses such as salmonella, listeria, campylobacter and cryptosporidium.
  • Ines Arana is a senior lecturer in the School of Computing Science and Digital Media at Robert Gordon University. Ines looks at what lies ahead after completing your studies. 
  • During a brief touchdown in Scotland, former astronaut Brian Duffy met Susan Welsh to talk about his career and mission to persuade others to consider a future in space.
  • Speak to any employee and you will soon be able to gauge the answer. Employees are the essential fabric of every business, and how they are treated, managed and nurtured is the very cornerstone of a business’s success.
  • Natasha Mckim took a trip to Aberdeen Airport to learn about its inner workings.
  • An IT specialist is on a crusade to make fellow businesspeople wake up to the importance of data backup to continuity planning as cybercrime continues to be a growing menace to trade and industry.
  • You don’t have to choose between your passions.
  • Max Tate knew he always wanted to be involved in something artistic. He tells P&J Recruitment how a then 29-year-old from Leeds ended up a franchisee in an Aberdeen salon. 
  • Is it ever too early to start planning your career? Natasha Mckim finds out how children can get ahead in their education.
  • Richard Leece is a lecturer in children and young people’s nursing at Robert Gordon University
  • Natasha Mckim talks to two sisters with a close working relationship.
  • For the past two years, the north-east has warmly welcomed overseas students to learn English and tour the area, and bookings for 2017 indicate that the area is proving ever popular.
  • Name: Kayleigh Brown Age: 30 Job Title: Owner and manager Company: Ivory Grace
  • P&J Recruitment finds out about a project management career.
  • Going the extra mile at work leaves employees emotionally exhausted and grappling with work-family conflict, research has found.
  • P&J Recruitment hears from Senior Aircraftman Jordan Murray-Patel.
  • Toys are more serious than they appear, writes Natasha Mckim. 
  • Erikka Askeland: The word “paltering” describes a truthful statement meant to mislead. It is a ruse favoured by politicians, negotiators and corporate spokespeople alike, although I dare say most people have tried it.