All Careers Advice

  • Supporting mental health in the workplace
    Fostering good mental health at work has never been more important – yet many employers are still unclear about how they can best support workers.
  • Craig Innes and his wife Noru are finally realising their dream of starting their own craft distillery, creating gin next to their hotel near North Ballachulish.
  • A passion for photography has helped a skilled accountant to focus on the books at a north-east chartered accountancy firm.
  • Professor Elizabeth Gammie, head of Aberdeen Business School, discusses raising aspirations
  • NAME:Sarah Herd AGE: 26 JOB:Trainee Civil Engineer COMPANY: AWPR Construction Joint Venture (Morrison Construction)
  • Five top tips on getting a job in the hospitality sector
  • On the road with an Aberdeenshire bus driver
  • Did you know that 80% of all office workers suffer from back pain or herniated discs at some point in their careers, mostly due to incorrect posture at work.
  • Many of Scotland’s graduates have not benefitted from or used their degree in the world of work.
  • NAME: Sam Rojas AGE: 22 JOB: British Sign Language Interpreter COMPANY: North East Sensory Services (NESS)
  • Aberdeenshire work-life coach, Eyes Wide Opened workshop facilitator and ex-solicitor Leonie Gordon tells Jobs in Scotland how to overcome common stumbling blocks when you’re carving out a new working life, ahead of her intensive Get Unstuck weekend course in Aberdeen on February 10 and 11.
  • Name: LINDA STRACHAN Job title: AESTHETIC NURSE PRACTITIONER & OWNER Company/Organisation: ASPIRE AESTHETICS
  • How customs expert George Jenkins’ career move to oil and gas ticks all the right boxes
  • With ever-changing market trends and advances in technology, it is vital for businesses to move with the times to ensure the smooth running of operations.
  • A leading north-east IT provider has helped teach a local pack of Cub Scouts about one of the must-have job skills of the future as they achieved their latest badge.
  • NAME: DAVUT BULU JOB: RESTAURANT SUPERVISOR COMPANY: BANCHORY LODGE HOTEL
  • For Lauren Smith, 2017 has been quite a year. Within the last 12 months the teenager left school, secured employment, achieved 
an apprenticeship and moved from the family home into her first 
flat.
  • According to new research, one-fifth of British workplaces now allow employees to bring pets into the office, yet a similar proportion (22%) of workers have complained about the furry companions.
  • Martin Simpson, managing director of Deeside Mineral Water in Ballater, talks about the skills it takes to start up a family business.
  • Born in Persia and brought up in the US, Moji Shand fell in love with whisky while on a sabbatical from her job.