In a nutshell with Alexandra Nima of The Sophisticated Geek

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We continue our “In a Nutshell” with Alexandra Nima of The Sophisticated Geek What do you do? My breadmaking business offers copywriting and virtual assistant services, as well as social media management. I also do Business Walking Tours via AirBnb- because: being a foreigner in Estonia can get pretty lonely, I have the knowledge, and there is … Read more

Oil and Gas news: Company Connecting interviews Graeme Gordon of IFB

Company Connecting asked Graeme Gordon of IFB for his views on technology in the Oil & Gas sector and the impact of the recent downturn. Graeme provides some great insights including a comparison between transferring Oil & Gas assets with transferring Ronaldo! A bit about youI am a qualified Electronics Engineer and the first part … Read more

Career changers are just as important as the next generation

Skills - Yes I can

Sarah Foxley, an ex-heritage professional, was in her 2nd year with The Open University studying Computing and IT when she wrote this article. She provides some real insights as to how we can make a difference by investing in adult education for career changers as well as the younger generation. She is now working a a Scientific … Read more

The Italians: Mario Fucilli Digital Marketing student at Company Connecting

Hi Mario, You are an expat from Italy, why did you decide to come to Scotland? Why Aberdeen?I decided to expatriate from Italy when I was in the third year of high school. I wanted to develop an international career and I thought that the UK is the best place to start. I was committed … Read more

The Italians: Cristian Ranallo- breaching the great wall of marketing

“In a Nutshell” series where we ask entrepreneurs and business people a series of questions to get an idea of what makes them tick. Our focus this week is on ‘The Italians’ – we have set up an Italian page to help connect Scottish and Italian companies. We feature Cristian Ranallo, the marketing and innovation … Read more

Matthew Dickinson: Life as an Apprentice in Technology and Telecoms

Hi Matthew, can you tell us a bit about your background and how you got involved with the Apprentice Store?I left school in 2015 with no qualifications, after speaking with youth workers and careers advisors I contacted a charity called the Shirlie Project who support people into employment. I was there for just under a … Read more

Student series with Denise Arkley: Hair salons, computing and Open University

Continuing our student and graduate series: this week we talk with Denise Arkley of Hatstand Nelly. Denise undertook an Access course last year and is now studying a diploma in computing via Open University. She is incredibly modest about the role she has played in the salon sorting out IT and security issues! Can you … Read more

The Student and Graduate Series: An Interview with Economics Student Mark Batunskiy

Could you tell us a bit about your background?I am a second-year Economics with finance Student with a few internships behind me in the business field. I have been dedicating most of my time over the past 18 months to working with my partner Navid Meyer on Nameydo. What is the idea behind Nameydo?The idea … Read more