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 […]
Our water-cooler and cocktail bar conversations over the last few months have focussed on the current economic climate, the price of oil and a worry about the here and now. It’s clear that the global economic factors which are at play can mean that all our emotional energy goes into worrying about the immediate, the […]
The winners of the annual cHeRries Awards, recognising excellence in human resources, recruitment and training in north east Scotland, were announced on Thursday, 4 June. Twenty-six companies and individuals were shortlisted for nine awards that were presented at a ceremony at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre in front of an audience of around 500 industry […]
TV star Hugh Dennis has been announced as the host of this year’s prestigious cHeRries Awards Ceremony which takes place at the AECC on Thursday 4th June. The multi-talented funny man has starred in several hit TV programmes, writes and presents for national Radio and is a panel show regular. He has built up an […]
Guest Blog from Vivian Tsang of Beamshare about the pros and cons of using video for training...
Fanfare please!! Today we have reached our 40,000 blog view here on The UP Blog and what a blast it has been writing for all our readers! Knowing we were soon reaching the big ’40’, we’ve been thinking about other great 40’s….more specifically the ‘Perfect 40’…the top judges’ score on Strictly Come Dancing (and which has yet to […]