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 …

I’d love to leave the rat race behind

We hear it all the time ‘i’d love to leave the rat race behind’ yet very few people actually do it. Those who do, are enjoying the benefits of their …

Don’t let your Christmas party ruin your career

Its December and the party season is in full swing but when mixing work and pleasure it can be easy to get carried away and regret it the next day. …

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 …

Dragon’s Glen 2015 Winner – Clan Pods

The Ben Nevis Distillery was the venue for this years #DragonsGlen competition, designed to stimulate the minds of aspiring and developing businesses in Lochaber. The semi-final saw 10 carefully selected …

Will that little black dress do?

Its cliché but true, first impressions count and never more than at a job interview.  Wearing the right interview outfit is key. The interviewer will create an opinion, whether positive …

Can your lunch get you on the property ladder?

Whether you love your job or can’t wait until Friday, for many people lunchtime is a key part of the working day. An opportunity to catch up with colleagues, see …

The creative jobseeking mindset

NEWSPAPERS, radio slots and shop windows used to be the only way to find a job and a few people still consider these options, especially in smaller, rural communities where …

Are you a Netflix or a Blockbuster?

BLOCKBUSTER. Not the first word which comes to mind when you think about settling down for an evening at home with movie and a glass of wine. Netflix, Amazon, Apple …