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This week, we’re back at Britannica Digital Learning, and we are speaking to Hannah Creelman, who is Head of Training and Development for Britannica in Sydney, Australia. Hannah explores outreach from the perspective of Australasia, using work with the indigenous population as an example. She emphasises how fact-checked information empowers young people… read more >>

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Have you ever considered a career in cyber security?  Probably not, but we think it should be high on your list of options for the future.  No degree is required, and only 60% of the available jobs are currently filled.  As a result this means the salaries are very attractive… read more >>

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What if we told you there is an organisation that has an annual $2,000,000 scholarship programme available to students just like YOU.  You would say “tell me more”, right? Well, this week we have a fascinating conversation with Brenda Harwick, who is Senior Manager of On-Campus Instruction at the GIA.  That’s the… read more >>

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This week, we’re back at Britannica Digital Learning to meet the people behind the product and to find out ‘what makes a great team’.  We start our conversations with Caroline Kennard, the International Business Development Director. We ask Caroline whether cultural fit is more important than a degree.  The answer… read more >>

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This week we’re talking to John Edward, who is the Director of the Scottish Council for Independent Schools. We touch on a wide range of topics relating to education and what the future looks like for students entering the workplace of the future. John has a unique viewpoint on education… read more >>

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This week we’re talking with Britannica Digital Learning, and their Senior Vice President of Digital Learning, Leah Mansoor.  Britannica, formerly known in the analogue world as Encyclopedia Britannica is one of the companies dedicated to reliable and verifiable information online.  In a world awash with fake news, access to a… read more >>

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In this week’s show: We turn our attention to the USA, and a company voted number 4 by Forbes in the recruitment industry.  Vaco recruitment provides expert consulting, permanent placement, executive search and strategic staffing for companies around the world, in the areas of accounting, finance, technology, healthcare, operations, administration… read more >>

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In this week’s show: We have a shining example of how to treat employees, and a notable -success on the challenged high street– the two couldn’t possibly be linked, could they? Darren Burns, UK National Recruitment Ambassador for Timpson, delivers real insight into how they will continue to hire a… read more >>

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In today’s program: We have an exclusive interview with a young European named Elisabetta.  A young Italian who is working and living in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.  Elisabetta shows how to study and earn good money at the same time, without breaking into a sweat  – well, just a little bit. … read more >>

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In today’s program: We have an exclusive interview with Alexander Lowry.  Alexander is Executive Director of the M.S. in Financial Analysis Program at Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts.  Alexander is a seasoned executive with over 15 years’ experience in financial services and strategy consulting, assisting private and public sector companies… read more >>

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In today’s program: We examine the different earning projections depending on whether you go to University or not. We look at a some dodgy practices as Universities advertise themselves to would be students. And finally, we recount the heartfelt plea of a long distance trucker who fears he will lose… read more >>

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In today’s program: We examine how AI will affect the law profession in the future, with details of an experiment where Lawyers were defeated by the bots. We look at a situation where a human was able to beat the AI, even though the AI was able to perform far… read more >>

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In today’s program: We examine the job implications  of alpha go’s historic defeat of humans at the ancient game of Go. We look at one young person’s rubbish experience of a modern apprentice in the U.K And finally we examine Bill Gates predictions for job losses through robotics and his… read more >>

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In today’s program: We explore exciting developments in AI and automation as applied to the aviation industry. We learn whether globally the number of job applicants will be met with the appropriate number of jobs over the next ten years. And why teaching young people just to pass exams provides… read more >>

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In today’s program: We look at how your face is being tracked and analysed in a variety of different industries. The 10 best part time jobs for students as they attend  university. The hard edge values of a broad education as the pesky robots march on and start taking jobs.… read more >>

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In today’s program we focus on applications to University. We look at University league tables in the U.K for teaching quality and the student experience. The best and the worst! We discuss why students need to scrutinise courses as customers. We demonstrate how to make your personal statement stand out.… read more >>

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In today’s show we are looking at: The best job sectors for pay. Detailed advice from the Eduvate catalogue about getting your “foot in the door” with great cover letters. A study that suggests overuse of your smartphone can cause emotional harm. And finally, are coding boot camps facing a… read more >>

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In today’s show we have a fascinating interview with a Senior Manager at The Nationwide Building Society, in the U.K.   We hear about what a building society is, and the wide range of opportunities available for graduates and non graduates at Nationwide. We also get an insight into how… read more >>

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In today’s show we report on the UK education sector falling behind some of its European partners on education provision.  As we approach a period of the year when job interviews are in full swing for school leavers, we have a collection of top tips from our illustrious faculty of… read more >>

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In today’s show we report on the education sector again and look at the plight of learn direct which runs apprenticeships in the UK for the 16-19yr age group. We have an interview with Scott Dalgleish, a successful young entrepreneur. We get his tips for young people.  And finally in… read more >>

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In today’s show we report on the education sector which seems to be facing considerable challenges.  We have an interview with Russell Dalgleish, a serial entrepreneur. We get his tips for young people. And finally in our feature on artificial intelligence, we are looking at the fashion industry.

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In today’s show we’re looking at the best and worst companies to work for in the U.K based on research by Glassdoor who allow trip advisor style reviews of your employer.  We also have an interview with Ryan Francis, one of the founders of a company called Capture who work… read more >>

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In today’s show we’re looking at the gig economy and what it means for employment. That’s Uber, Deliveroo amongst many other services.  Should you be thinking of working in that sector? Can you use it to your advantage when studying at college or university?   This week’s interview is with… read more >>

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In today’s show we’re looking at artificial intelligence in the telecoms industry. Should you be thinking of working in that sector?  We have an insightful interview with Girish Kotian, General Manager at Wagamama, the restaurant chain with over 140 locations worldwide. And in the news, how young people heading for… read more >>

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In today’s show we’re exploring artificial intelligence in the hospital industry, with some surprising conclusions. That’s followed by an interview with one of Edinburgh’s leading Entrepreneurs in the technical space, Bob Dryburgh. He talks about entrepreneurship and what it takes to start a business. He also talks about how his… read more >>

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In today’s program we’ll be talking about social mobility (that’s whether you can get on regardless of your background).  We will be chatting with Robin Huggins of MBN recruitment solutions. They’re innovative in recruitment people to the IT industry. And finally a story about attitudes to work, featuring your favourite… read more >>

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In the show today we report on a recent survey about jobs in the oil and gas industry. We also hear from Dr Mike Spearman, the founding director of CMC Associates, who are pioneering specialists in the visualisation and delivery of complex cultural heritage projects. And finally, a report on… read more >>

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In today’s program we’ll be looking at the job market for teens in the USA.  We are also talking to a young Trainee Lawyer, Innes Roberts from Spain. We caught up with her at the technology trade show in Spain, where she was working as a hostess and brand representative… read more >>

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This week we’re talking about companies that are creative in the ways that they attract and retain talent, and the latest developments in drones, AI and what that means for the jobs market. We also have a fascinating interview with a young entrepreneur from Finland, Anina Koskola, who is the… read more >>

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We were out on the road this week at the European Business Angels Networking event in Malaga, Spain.  We caught up with Robi Mitra, the CEO of K&A resource group based in Detroit, Michigan to ask him about what it takes to be Job Ready in the fast changing workplace… read more >>