Industry View

  • Helping with hypnotherapy
    Would you leave your well-paid job to follow your passion? Two former oil and gas workers, Gillian Craig and Graeme Masson, left their secure positions in the midst of the oil downturn to re-train in hypnotherapy – and neither would go back.
  • When Anna Patterson, 27, from Cummingston, in Moray, was made redundant from her job in oil and gas, she turned to the house building industry for a change of direction. Anna talks about her role as an assistant engineer with CALA North
  • American industrialist Henry Ford once said that ‘quality is doing it 
right when no one is looking’, writes Donald Macdonald, executive chairman of Macdonald Hotels & Resorts
  • An Aberdeen firm’s celebrations to mark its 30th year in business have continued with a special prize-giving ceremony at a city centre primary school.
  • Hundreds of young people have taken part in Scottish Apprenticeship Week events.
  • Genoa Black, the strategic marketing company, has bolstered its leadership team with the appointment of two senior staff members as it targets further growth.
  • Researchers from Robert Gordon University (RGU) and a consortium of 12 other partners from across Europe have been awarded funding of £1.72million to take forward a project on green transport in rural areas.
  • Young professionals from Aberdeen have the chance to learn from the best at this year’s Aberdeen Young Professionals ball, writes Natasha Mckim
  • Fostering good mental health at work has never been more important – yet many employers are still unclear about how they can best support workers.
  • Professor Elizabeth Gammie, head of Aberdeen Business School, discusses raising aspirations
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Born in Persia and brought up in the US, Moji Shand fell in love with whisky while on a sabbatical from her job.