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The Aberdeen Skills Shortage

July 20, 2012 by


It always a popular discussion topic here in Aberdeen – whether it’s a story in the paper or a feature in a business magazine – the area’s Oil & Gas skills shortage is an issue that everyone has a view on. The circumstances are by no means a recent trend; indeed the diminishing recruitment pool […]

The (Aberdeen) Social Network!

July 13, 2012 by


This week we’re delighted to host our 10th Guest Blog; welcoming Andrew Smith, co-founder of independent Aberdeen business development company, nextbusiness. Following the development of their mentoring service, ambition, the company launched the Aberdeen Business Network site, now Aberdeen’s largest online business community! Here, Andrew tells The UP Blog about pros, cons and eyebrow raising moments he […]

Haar are you feeling?

July 10, 2012 by


Ask someone to picture the summer weather in Scotland and it’s unlikely that most will think of scorching temperatures, balmy nights or cloud free skies. Sad but true, more often than not we’re faced with low-level cloud, scattered showers and the odd plague of midges. Our hopes are never set high, but most summers we are still […]

Using LinkedIn for Recruitment?

July 3, 2012 by


The Urquhart Partnership brings you a training session with ‘Mr. LinkedIn’! Friday, August 3rd 2012 1:30pm until 4:30pm Café Coast Beach Boulevard Aberdeen AB24 5HP   Tickets £95 +VAT Refreshments Included *A link to our online payment system will be sent to you upon reservation. Booking will be treated a provisional only and will only be classed as […]