Career Guides

  • Skills Great Managers Have

    In every profession there are poor managers, mediocre managers and good managers. And then there are those who are exceptional. If you want to be the cream of the crop when it comes to running a company, there are a number of skills you’ll need to possess. Here, we look at five traits that can help turn ...
  • 5 Reasons to Pick a Job in Clydebank

    Clydebank has a wealth of places to visit and things to do – and it’s also a pretty good place to work. If city centre employment doesn’t appeal, here are five reasons why the West Dunbartonshire town and its surrounding areas may be the ideal place to find your next job. Commute If you live in Glasgow, then ...
  • What to do if your boss doesn’t like you

    It’s one of the worst case scenarios in a workplace – when the boss doesn’t like you. We can’t all expect to enjoy a brilliant relationship with our employer but if there is open hostility and a real clash of personalities, it’s more of a problem. Whether you’re constantly criticised, excluded from meetings, never praised or ignored ...
  • What are the best paid jobs?

    Some of us work because we love the job, while others tolerate the 9-5 every day simply to make money and ensure the bills get paid. If your major motivating factor when it comes to your career is the financial benefits, here are some of the best-paid professions in the UK.   Broker Whether it’s a stockbroker or insurance ...
  • In Depth: Teaching

    Teaching is a great choice for those looking for a career that is both challenging and fulfilling. Whether it’s early years, primary or secondary school teaching, you’ll find lots of jobs in Education and Teaching right here on Scotcareers. Here, we look at the benefits of teaching and what qualities and qualifications you’ll need for a career ...