Have you thought about a career in food & drink?

Thanks to Kirsty from the Scottish Food and Drink Federation (SFDF) for this guest blog post about the diverse opportunities available in the food and drink industry. My name is Kirsty and I am the Communications Executive for the Scottish Food and Drink Federation (SFDF). SFDF is a trade association representing the interests of food and drink … Continue reading Have you thought about a career in food & drink?

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Scottish life sciences alive and kicking!

Thanks to my colleague Susan Bird for this update on what's happening in the Scottish life sciences sector - Rebecca Leading cell manufacturer Roslin Cells was spun out from the company that cloned Dolly the sheep. Now the company offers two main services – Cell Therapy Contract Manufacturing and Development, and Research Induced Pluripotent Stem … Continue reading Scottish life sciences alive and kicking!

Healthcare transformers: the medical technology sector

Many thanks to Susan Bird for this really interesting blog post on career opportunities in the medical technology sector. It gives a really great overview of some of the job roles available so read on to find out more about this fascinating sector -Rebecca  I found a great labour market report which details the landscape … Continue reading Healthcare transformers: the medical technology sector

The UK’s highest paying jobs of 2015

Many thanks to my colleague Lizzie Mortimer for this post with an update from the ONS - Rebecca The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released its Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings 2015. Regardless of whether you are motivated by the idea of getting a high salary or not, this article makes interesting reading. … Continue reading The UK’s highest paying jobs of 2015

Investment Banking Insight

Thanks to my colleague Matt Vickers for this interesting post giving some insights into investment banking following a visit to Morgan Stanley.  It's well worth a read if you're thinking about a career in this sector as it's full of useful tips and insights to improve your chances of success in this competitive area - … Continue reading Investment Banking Insight

Looking to work part time while you study? You’ll earn more than some extra cash!

Now for a blog post from my colleague Eilidh Steele in our Employer Team. If you're thinking about doing some part time work while you study this post gives an insight into the skills you can look to gain from this and the types of work available in Edinburgh - Rebecca Most students will look … Continue reading Looking to work part time while you study? You’ll earn more than some extra cash!

Growing demand for airline pilots

Many thanks to my colleague Matt Vickers for spotting this news story about growing demand for airline pilots over the next 20 years - Rebecca An article appeared in HR Grapevine magazine (22/07/2015) under the exciting headline "Airlines must hire 500,000 new pilots in next 20 years". In this article they cite research from Boeing … Continue reading Growing demand for airline pilots

Energy and Finance Labour Market Information Update

Many thanks to my colleague Mark Osnowitz for this post giving an update on the energy and finance sectors - Rebecca Recently I attended an event which was jointly held by the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (ACGAS) and the Career Development Institute (CDI). At the event the audience was treated to presentations by … Continue reading Energy and Finance Labour Market Information Update

Time to Shine

      The Scottish Creative sector received a welcome boost this month through the Time to Shine funding. The funding enables more young people to flourish and achieve, in and through the arts and creativity. The idea of the funding is to provide more funding for young people to access all sorts of creative … Continue reading Time to Shine

Greggs Steak Bake (the science in your snacks!): a life sciences recruiter’s perspective

Many thanks to Susan Bird (Careers Consultant for the School of Biological Sciences) for this blog post from Gavin Gallimore which gives an insight into opportunities in the life sciences sector - Rebecca Gavin Gallimore is a scientific recruitment consultant for Search Scientific Consultancy. With a background in microbiology, he’s worked at Astrazeneca and Eli … Continue reading Greggs Steak Bake (the science in your snacks!): a life sciences recruiter’s perspective