Career Guides

  • How to Become a Personal Assistant

    Everything you need to know to start your career as a PA.
  • How to Become a Teaching Assistant

    If you love working with children and want to get into teaching, then find out how to start your career as a Teaching Assistant.
  • ‘Why being a foster carer is a job worth doing.’

    AFTER a long career in the care industry, Carolanne Connolly-Brown took the decision to share her home with children in need as a foster carer. The 54-year-old from Renfrewshire has been fostering with Kibble for six years. Her husband James, 62, is also a foster carer and they currently look after a 13-year-old boy. Here, Carolanne tells us ...
  • Leanne: ‘How redundancy led to dream marketing role.’

    WHEN Leanne McGuire was made redundant from her job as an administrator with a window cleaning company, it opened the door to a new career in marketing. The 37-year-old is the administration and marketing co-ordinator at Blue Triangle Housing Association in Glasgow, where she has worked for three years. Blue Triangle is a social landlord and charity ...
  • How To Job Hunt After a Career Break

    There are loads of reasons why you might have a career break or employment gap on your CV: maybe you started a job but hated it, and would rather erase it from your memory; maybe, like so many others, you were made redundant. Firstly, you don’t need to lie about a career break, so don’t start ...