Career Guides

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    How To Become An Engineer

    Careers in engineering explained: Engineers apply the standards of science and arithmetic to create answers for specialised or technical issues. Their work is the connection between logical discoveries and the business applications that meet societal and buyer needs. An engineer has the ability to apply their scientific knowledge in order to solve different problems. For example, designing ...
  • Raegan: Why I swapped the beauty industry for a career as a funeral director

    WHEN Raegan Drew was younger, she was convinced working in the beauty industry would be her dream career. But after completing a qualification, she realised it wasn’t for her and found her calling in a completely different sector. The 27-year-old, from Howgate, Midlothian, now works as a funeral director and has spent the last seven years with ...
  • Scottish Apprenticeship Show: Meet Erin

    The Scottish Apprenticeship Show is just around the corner, ready to provide you with everything you need to know about becoming an apprentice. An apprenticeship is a unique opportunity to earn whilst you learn key skills, and kick start your career. Erin De Groome from Edinburgh has found an apprenticeship inspired by many childhood visits to Rosslyn ...
  • ‘I’m glad I followed my heart with charity career’

    After sadly losing her mum to pancreatic cancer, Fiona Brown became more involved in volunteering and charity work. The 36-year-old, from Cambuslang, near Glasgow, is now development manager with Pancreatic Cancer Scotland, where she has worked since March this year. Here, Fiona tells us about her working day. How did you get into this industry? Sadly, I lost my ...
  • How To Become A Marketing Manager

    What is a Marketing Manager? A Marketing Manager is the person responsible for the marketing of a service or product. Marketing Managers organise and execute the promotion of a product/service and oversee all marketing activities. A Marketing Manager is typically the lead of the Marketing Team and often has final say over decisions. Entry Requirements: Although there are no ...