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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 […]

Video Based Training – Pros and Cons

April 29, 2015 by


Guest Blog from Vivian Tsang of Beamshare about the pros and cons of using video for training...

You’ve Got To Be In It, To Win It!

December 9, 2013 by


Sometimes I sit and ponder (particularly at this time of year when money is flying out left, right and centre) what I would do if I ever won the lottery. Who would I tell first? Who would I share it with? What would I spend it on? Where might I go on holiday? The thoughts […]

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 […]

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 […]

We need a Finance Manager in Beijing, yesterday.

October 22, 2012 by


We’ve had a busy couple of weeks recently with guest blogs here at The UP Blog…and long may it continue! It’s great to be able to hear opinions and views from experts in different areas. So without further ado, this week we are pleased to welcome Jane Innes, Managing Director of Investing in Nomads. Jane’s post advises on […]