From the eggs you scramble in the morning to the milk you drink before bed, the agriculture industry puts food on our plates each and every day – and could well see you as the breadwinner (pardon the pun) if you consider it as a career. Although an estimated 660,000 people are employed in the Continue reading..
Landing a job in finance isn’t child’s play, so follow our four steps to success… 1. Get qualified If you’re seeking a high-flying job as a banker or broker in the city, getting a degree is almost certainly your first move. Competition is fierce in the financial market, so you’ll need to show any potential Continue reading..
A truly gifted Designer can go a long way on talent alone, and work experience – combined with an impressive portfolio of work – may trump academic training. However, for the best chance of employment, a degree course or equivalent is advisable, with entry requisites commonly an A level in art or design. Edinburgh University Continue reading..
With more than 195,000 employees, and a turnover of around £10.1 billion GVA (Gross Value Added) to its name, the publishing world is renowned for being a cut-throat and hard-working industry, but it’s also a very rewarding arena for those with journalistic flair, a creative eye or ready business acumen. Yes, you may have to Continue reading..
Engineering is responsible for making things work – and so hands-on, practical skills are the lifeblood of the industry (and its closely linked partner, manufacturing). Of course then, apprenticeships and engineering make for the perfect match: an opportunity to get to grips with a hands-on discipline, hands on. During an apprenticeship, you will combine study Continue reading..
At a time when fossil fuel prices are on the rise, energy security is becoming increasingly political and there is a rising tide of sentiment towards becoming more responsible for climate change, clean energy is becoming a “must-have” alternative. By 2020, Europe has pledged to have renewables generating 20% of all of its power needs Continue reading..