Many Interchangeable Careers Within The One

Many Interchangeable Careers Within The One

Career choices these days are somewhat more involved and exciting than when we used to answer lorry driver, nurse, poiceman, teacher, helicopter pilot .  Every major career will need a substantial amount of training alongside a dedicated degree course leading...
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Family Appreciates True Professionalism

Family Appreciates True Professionalism

As a family we have recently come into contact with a whole gammit of professionals for whom we collectively have the greatest respect.  We now have even more, for the last remaining grandparent passed away just before the festive break.  ...
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Kindly Carers Installed On Idyllic Isle

Kindly Carers Installed On Idyllic Isle

I have a very dear friend who lives on an island in the Med – a lovely sunny place.  They don’t have old peoples’ homes, or care homes as we now call them.  Until relatively recently it was down to...
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Those Born To Serve With A Smile

Those Born To Serve With A Smile

The way we look at jobs and careers in this country is completely different to many others.  I’m thinking here of many south asian nations where any job is considered a benefit and something to be taken very seriously.  Many...
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Choice Of School Such A Big Question

Choice Of School Such A Big Question

The world of work and careers is moving on very rapidly.  Gone are the days of just getting through senior school with a handful of GCSEs on a wing and a prayer.  Today all youngsters enter upper school and are...
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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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