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Legal Careers For Women Still Needs Improvement

The school exam results are coming out now and there has been some disquiet that for the fourth year running the success rate in the top grades of Scottish highers has dropped in number .  There are still a huge...
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Thinking About A Legal Secrtarial Route

Thinking About A Legal Secrtarial Route

Career advice is not so forthcoming at school as it used to be.  There was a time when teachers would be allocated  the task of guiding their flock some useful direction when they were approaching the end of school exams. ...
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Finding That Plum Position Via Work Experience

Finding That Plum Position Via Work Experience

This is the time of the school year for students to engage in work experience.  The period after the gcse ‘o’ levels finish, leading up to the end of term.  Students are placed through the school on one or two...
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True Grit, Imagination & Planning For Top Career

True Grit, Imagination & Planning For Top Career

I’m absolutely amazed at the number of bright young folk who happily working in restaurants and bars when I go travelling – most of them are students or post graduants, who having completed their university degree courses, are decidiing how...
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Engaging The Right Candidate Takes Know How

Engaging The Right Candidate Takes Know How

Not everybody benefits from taking up a place at university.  This is becoming obvious now after a couple of generations of schools almost forcing every child to feel they’ll lose out if they don’t go.  After years of over supply...
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Keeping A Step Ahead With Career Choices

Keeping A Step Ahead With Career Choices

Knowing your way around the jobs and recruitment industry can be a worry for some younger folk.  They are coached throughout school life to get through exams – everything for the last few years has been geared to the school...
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Students Must Look For Warning Signs When Travelling

Students Must Look For Warning Signs When Travelling

With so many young folk being able and desperately wanting to travel around the world as a final step between the end of university and when they need to settle down to work, there must be a thought comes in...
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Knowing One’s Schooling Route From Kindergarten

Knowing One’s Schooling Route From Kindergarten

There are so many career options open to young folk these days.  It’s astonishing how things have changed in 40 or so years.  When I was taking my O levels, I wasn’t expected to go on to take A levels...
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How Not To Run Boutique Business Plan

How Not To Run Boutique Business Plan

There’s a young lass who’s been helping out at the gym down the road.  She doesn’t look very old and it turns out she’s the daughter of a client and the gym was using her to cover when the 2...
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Encouraging Youngsters To Big Up Their Achievements

Encouraging Youngsters To Big Up Their Achievements

There have been some grumblings going on at my local gym.  I’m no surprised because the owners do seem a bit lax in their treatment of the premises, their livlihood and more worrying, how they treat their younger staff members. ...
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