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Getting the right start with a Modern Apprenticeship

July 21, 2015 by


Guest blog by OPITO apprentice, Michael Williamson. Deciding to become an apprentice after leaving school was an easy decision for me because I wanted to get straight into work and learn a trade which I could build a lifelong career on. What I didn’t realise at the time, was just how important a decision I was […]

Work Smarter, Not Harder

November 26, 2013 by


I’m so happy! Happy go lucky me! I just go my way, Living everyday! I don’t worry! Worrying don’t agree, Things that bother you, Never bother me! A cheery song and a mantra we’d all like to live by, but for many stress and worry can be a part of everyday life. The recent Big […]

Be Our Guest (Blogger)

October 22, 2013 by


There’s a world of great blogs out there in Aberdeen. Whether you want to read about Food, Photography, Business, Music, Politics or even just thoughts from Aberdonians, there is a growing local Blogging Community. One of the great things about having a blog is getting to open up the floor to guest bloggers – it can give […]

Putting the People into your Marketing Mix

October 15, 2013 by


This week we’re pleased to feature a guest blog from Julie Mitchell-Mehta, owner of Aberdeen-based marketing consultancy, Début Marketing. Here, Julie explains why ‘People’ should be considered as one of the most important ‘P’s in your marketing mix – and we completely agree! When I studied marketing, more than a few years ago now, there were 4 […]

Nominate Now for The Aberdeen Impact Awards

May 10, 2013 by


This week we are pleased to feature a guest post from ACVO on The Aberdeen Impact Awards. Nominations for the awards are now open and it’s a great opportunity to help recognise and celebrate the fantastic work that Aberdeen’s Third Sector does. Aberdeen is home to thousands of third sector organisations. From the large-scale charities which work with […]

Aberdeen Golfers, get ready to hit the fairway!

April 26, 2013 by


Calling all golfers! Look out those clubs and get ready to tee-off; This week we are pleased to feature a guest blog from Debbie Fotheringham at VSA, with full details on this year’s Tartan Pro-Am golf day!   Before I begin, please take note that VSA is a super happy place and we’re definitely not […]

You learn something new every day

February 12, 2013 by


Following on from our blog from Lynn the other week on learning new things, we are pleased to host our very first guest blog for 2013! Nikki Lebedis, owner of the people development consultancy, Lebedis Ltd, joins us to discuss ‘Experiential Learning’. As the old adage goes, ‘you learn something new every day’ and Nikki’s blog is a […]