Career Scoop: Helicopter Pilot / Instructor

In a nutshell, what do you do? I instruct students who’ve never sat in a helicopter before, taking them from ‘this is a helicopter’ to gaining their commercial licence. This takes as long as the student needs, but it’s normally around 6 months by the time you factor in weather, time for exams etc. WhyRead More »

Career Scoop: Manager, Production Horticulture

What’s your Job Title? My Job Title is Production / Maintenance manager for a large Nurseries company. In a nutshell, what do you do? I run a team of 25 staff, it is our function to complete all stock production and maintenance requirements for our 50 acre site . A major part of my roleRead More »

Career Scoop: Airline Pilot

In a nutshell, what do you do? Fly jet aircraft for a commercial airline. Why did you decide to become a Pilot? It seemed like a rewarding and challenging career, that didn’t involve being stuck in an office environment. What path did you take into it? I saved up enough money from working full timeRead More »

Career Scoop: Sports Physiotherapist

In a nutshell, what do you do? Day-to-day, I work with injury prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. Whilst I work as a full-time Sports Physiotherapist, my work is not all with those in competitive sport; about 80% is, the rest is helping people from everyday backgrounds get back to their normal lives. Why did you decideRead More »

Career Scoop: Office Manager / Fundraiser (Animal Welfare)

In a nutshell, what do you do?  I manage the main reception/office and deal with all public enquiries, work in the community to promote the SPCA and raise funds, and help out with animal care, transport or fostering when required. Why did you choose this career?  I am interested in, and care about people and animals.Read More »