Why the cost of landing a job should never be on the candidate

15 February 2019

No-one thinks jobseekers have it easy. You spend an age fine-tuning your CV and drafting the perfect covering letter that includes the right combination of self-promotion and humility; you give up you...

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Woman's Job Interview Goes Viral After She Calls Out CEO's Behaviour

5 February 2019

The boss who made headline news by driving a job applicant to tears following an interview from hell, reminded me of David Brent trying to impress the office junior by pretending to have read Dostoyev...

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Brexit clouds gather over booming Scottish jobs market

29 January 2019

Whenever a major national employer warns that a disorderly Brexit could cost jobs and push-up prices, many people dismiss it as the latest instalment of Project Fear. Forecasts of economic doom caused...

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Airbus Anxiety: This will make you feel the fear

25 January 2019

A friend whose son recently gave up university eight weeks into the start of his Law degree course to run an online business selling trainers, said he’d become accustomed to the bemused look on people...

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If you think Brexit is the biggest threat to your job, think again.

15 January 2019

We’re two weeks into a new year and, if you step outside the Brexit-dominated bubble for a moment, the UK in 2019 can seem like quite a positive place to live. The economy is growing, albeit not as qu...

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Brexit and GDPR fail to dampen growth and confidence in the recruitment industry

7 January 2019

Uncertainty over Britain’s future relationship with the EU has failed to hamper growth in the jobs market, according to new figures published by the main representative body for the recruitment indust...

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If your New Year resolution is to kick on with your career, here are 10 things to remember when applying for a job

3 January 2019

It’s resolution time again and, for many, the start of a new year presents the incentive they need to kick-on with their career. Whether you're a recent college graduate or a seasoned employee, lookin...

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Are you one of the 1million people working on Christmas Day? Cheer up, it could be 1975.

20 December 2018

One of the benefits of living in a multicultural society is that you can now by a loaf of bread or a pint of milk on Christmas Day. Forgotten to make cranberry sauce for the turkey? Don’t worry, you c...

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Caledonian Space Race Gathering Pace

13 December 2018

Who, old enough to remember the era of moon landings, could ever have imagined that Glasgow would become a centre for space technology? While not quite at the stage of sending the next Neil Armstrong ...

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Flexible working is the new retirement for the post carriage clock generation

4 December 2018

The world of work was so simple and predictable for our parents’ generation. They acquired a set of skills that they used throughout their working lives, with one or perhaps two employers, until they ...

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