Microsoft offers free online learning tools to help jobseekers acquire new digital skills

Around the world, 2020 has emerged as one of the most challenging years in many of our lifetimes. In six months, the world has endured multiple challenges, including a pandemic …

Are too many layers causing a lack of respect?

All organisations without fail have some kind of structure, even the very smallest will have someone who takes the reigns more than the other.

Don’t make these 12 job hunting blunders

Research shows that 83% of employees will look for a new job this year, you can improve your chances of landing a new role by registering today with HIJOBS. But first …

10 top tips for promotion

Nowadays most organisations tend to try to recruit from within and therefore promotion opportunities are far greater. Within 3 years Joanna MacDonald went from an Administrative Assistant earning £16,000 a …

Seven strange interview questions

These days businesses want the best candidates but also want to make an impression and one opportunity to do this is at the interview. With employers now asking candidates to …

Up close and personal with Marine Harvest

Would you like to be one of Marine Harvest’s 600 employees within the Highlands? Take a look at John McDougall’s story, he has been a Farm Technician for the past …

Britain’s only mountain gondola

The mountain experience for all seasons, the Nevis Range really is a unique offering. Britain’s only mountain gondola which transports you to 650m on the slopes of Aonach Mor.  Meandering …

Were you born with a silver spoon?

Would you only recruit someone who came across as a perfectionist? Perfectly dressed, perfectly spoken, perfectly worded CV. Most people would say yes, in an ideal world. Well watch this …

You need a creative mindset

Open Google, type ‘jobs in Oban‘, click on the first link you see and start rolling the mouse. You find a job which ticks the boxes, you click the link …

What NOT to wear

Following on from our recent blog ‘Will that little black dress do?’ we have noticed a few outfits that are definitely NOT suitable for that all important interview. Often for …