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Morgan Sindall Construction are live on EarlyCareers.Scot

Morgan Sindall Construction are looking for their next superstars in Inverness and Motherwell.

With opportunities such as: 

  • Graduate Bid Writer 
  • Graduate Apprenticeship – Trainee Site Manager 
  • Graduate Apprenticeship – Trainee Quantity Surveyor

You’ll gain a professional qualification, a generous salary, range of benefits, and you will be supported every step of the way.

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Scotland’s College Launch #choosecollege campaign

The national #ChooseCollege campaign highlights the importance of Scotland’s colleges and encourages potential students to – Choose College.

In the last decade QA has started or transformed the careers of over 30,000 people introducing them to leading employers – from successful local businesses to the biggest brands on the planet like NatWest, Amazon, Harper Macleod, Scottish Power, Cisco and Scottish Gov.

As a QA apprentice, you’ll gain on-the-job experience, earn a salary and receive all your training at no cost to you.

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Early Career Opportunities Updates

Cyber Security Graduate Apprentice with Scottish Government
Four year development programme including BSc Cyber Security course at Glasgow Caledonian University

KPMG Audit Apprenticeship programmes launched
Opportunities in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh

Dales Marine opens its 2022 Apprenticeship Programme
Leading ship repair and maintenance company based in Scotland, opens its 2022 apprenticeship programme intake, with this year’s intake of apprentices starting at Dales Marine during August 2022. Opportunities in Aberdeen, Leith and Greenock.

Scotland’s councils seeking apprentices
Many of Scotland’s local authorities have published details of their apprenticeship intakes for 2022.

British Army Apprenticeships Campaign Launched
Over 40 different apprenticeship schemes including healthcare, engineering, business admin, catering and driving.

Barrhead Travel looking for 50 new staff
Barrhead Travel is aiming to hire 50 staff, citing “growth as the tourism industry continues its resurgence after the last two years”, declaring demand for travel had increased by around 20% per month since January.

Early Career Insights

Why Being Passionate About Your Job Isn’t Always a Good Thing
Research suggests that there are two types of passion we can have about work—and one may be harmful for you.

37 year old apprentice makes the news
An apprentice at a Glasgow college has secured a role with a local painting and decorating company at 37 years old.

Creative Scotland Opportunities
Over 700 jobs, workshops, funds, awards, residencies and other professional development opportunities for the arts, screen and creative industries on the Opportunities website.

Hospitality group launches first junior chef training programme
A Scottish hospitality group has launched its own bespoke chef development programme to help tackle ongoing staffing issues and skill shortages in the industry.

UCAS Updates its Apprenticeships Website
Updated regional content and guides now available

Why I turned down a place at Oxford to do an Apprenticeship
Rumaysah Khan is currently doing a Level 7 Solicitor Degree Apprenticeship with law firm Eversheds Sutherland.

New built environment skills site for Scotland
Officially known as the Built Environment Workforce Development Portal, the new guide will provide a breakdown of re-skilling and up-skilling courses by theme, occupation and region to allow users to search for training in emerging built environment approaches within Scotland.

Go to The Gathering 2022
Interested in the third sector, charities and social jobs? Make sure you visit the SEC Glasgow on 15th or 16th June.

Who are Scotland’s top 10 richest people?
Anders Povlsen retains Scotland’s richest person title

BAE Insight Experiences for Woman in Engineering
Find out what a career at BAE Systems is really like with our 2 day Insight Experiences.

Dundee is the best Scottish City for Graduates
Dundee was ranked the fourth-best city in the UK for graduates in the nationwide survey, conducted by price comparison website comparethemarket.com.

Graduates owe nearly twice as much as people who did not attend university
University students and graduates aged 40 and under have nearly double the amount of non-student loan debt compared with those who did not attend university, according to research.

Housebuilder Barratt set to open 14 new sites in Scotland this year
It is looking to recruit more apprentices, graduates and ex-armed forces personnel than ever, in order to create more than 50 new jobs in Scotland to add to its 6,500-strong team, which includes both employees and contractors.

BBC reports Sharp jobs rise reported in Scottish video game sector
The number of jobs in the Scottish video games sector has soared in the past two years, according to new figures. A survey by industry body Tiga found employment grew by 26% between April 2020 and December last year.

British Wool’s shearing training courses go live for 2022
Training the next generation of shearers and wool handlers remained a key focus for British Wool, it said recently. Last year, more than 850 attended courses.

How to turn your seasonal job into a permanent position
Seasonal work may hold many benefits, but for those looking for more stability it is just a short-term fix. In this article, we have prepared a few tips to help you turn your seasonal job into a permanent position.