Career Guides

  • Ex-Military looking for opportunities?

    Are you ex-military or thinking about leaving the Armed Forces soon? If so, and you’re on the lookout for new career and training opportunities, why not head along to Forth Valley College’s Resettlement & Recruitment event later this month? Whether you’ve recently left, been out of the Armed Forces for some time or have yet to leave, ...
  • Negotiating your Salary: Do’s and Don’ts

    Money. It’s one of the last taboos. We live in an age where we’re willing to share almost everything about ourselves online with complete strangers, yet we still feel weird talking about how much we earn even in the company of close friends. But it’s something that WILL come up at some point when looking for a ...
  • How to bond with your colleagues

    You can pick your friends, but you can’t pick the people you work with. Even so, a positive relationship with your colleagues can make all the difference in the workplace. If you get on well with those around you, chances are you’ll be happier, more enthusiastic and more likely to be productive and get results. The best way ...
  • Why you should get a job in Dundee

    Dundee is Scotland’s fourth largest city and we reckon it’s also one of the best places in the country to work. It’s a city of contrasts – it boasts a fascinating history, whilst also being at the forefront of science and design, and enjoying a vibrant arts and culture scene. At Scotcareers, we’ve already looked at careers ...
  • What to do if you get a 2:2

    You’ve shed blood, sweat and tears. You’ve poured over course books, grafted like mad on your thesis and dreamt of the day when you finally graduate. In those fantasies, you’ve earned a top degree and you’ve got your pick of the best graduate training schemes the country has to offer. Unfortunately, the reality is quite different and ...