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: Commis Chef (Trainee Chef de Partie)

In a nutshell, what do you do? Food prep such as bucket loads (literally) of onions, potatoes, spinach and anything else we use frequently.  Make simple recipes. Manage herb and garnish levels, make pastry items such as hot and cold deserts, clean, a lot! Wash dishes, keep hot press stocked with correct plates at adequateRead More »

Career Scoop: Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

In a nutshell, what do you do?  I provide maintenance for a fleet of helicopters, servicing and fixing things. Why did you decide to become a Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer? I was really interested in joining the forces, and it was a role that excited me. When I saw there was the opportunity to doRead More »

Career Scoop: Rough Neck / Rig-hand (Drilling)

In a nutshell, what do you do? I’m a general Rig-hand, working on drill rigs in mines. Why did you choose this career? To try something different, that was challenging both physically and mentally – as I’d worked in plumbing for so long that I knew it inside out and was bored, just going throughRead More »

Career Scoop: Hairdresser

In a nutshell, what do you do?  I’m a Colourist, colouring and styling clients’ hair. First off, why did you decide to become a hairdresser?  I was studying at uni and was volunteering as a hair model. I wasn’t enjoying uni and thought that hairdressing looked fun, so I did some work experience and fellRead More »