Outlook on the future of STEM with Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University were one of the sponsors of Equate’s ‘STEM through an intersectional lens’ conference. To mark this, we spoke with Professor Nazira Karodia, Vice Principal Learning & Teaching at Edinburgh Napier, to learn…

The need for a diverse workforce to deliver on Net Zero

SSEN Transmission is the electricity transmission owner for the north of Scotland, playing a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future by developing, building, maintaining and operating a network for net zero. Allie Walker, HR Business…

‘Celebrating Life Everyday, Everywhere’

If the name of the company does not ring a bell to you, some of Diageo’s iconic brands will: Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Baileys, Tanqueray, Captain Morgan, Guinness… to only name a few. Diageo produce a collection of over 200 brands –…

6 Steps to Plan for your Autumn Recruitment

The end of summer and the beginning of autumn can often be a very busy time for organisations, HR professionals, and hiring managers. This year is unlikely to be any different according to projections in the Labour Market Outlook: Spring 2022.…

Reflections of a School Girl who chose Engineering!

by Aine Finlayson. Engineering is a rewarding career and central to its success is the need for innovation, new products, new processes and committed teams. It has, and will always, benefit from different thinkers, different styles and open-mindedness. With…

A Deep Dive into Careers in the Energy sector

The rapid transformation occurring in the energy sector is creating a window of opportunity for today and tomorrow’s workforce. The energy transition and path to net-zero are shaping the future of work in the sector, with a goal not only to…

Mobilising Scotland’s Tech Talent for Good

Learn how the volunteer force of the Scottish Tech Army is supporting third and public sector organisations with their digital journey and how you can get involved.  The Scottish Tech Army (STA) is a not-for-profit company and a volunteer…

The challenges of the 21st-century energy transition

How do we produce reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy for our societies? The energy transition we are currently experiencing is one of the most complex challenges faced by our industrialised societies today. It requires a collective…

The impact of the pandemic on early careers

How to address the issues faced in the student labour market and encourage early career options? Internship and placement opportunities are a common way for both students and graduates to gain work experience, discover the professional world,…

‘My life in tech – from the Micro to the Metaverse’

by Anne Widdop. I was first inspired to start a career in technology when personal computers were in their infancy, the first ‘Apple Mackintosh’ was a few years away and the internet was decades away. My dad had been given a BBC Micro and…