Life in Colour

Choose the Highlands and Islands

Your future in the Highlands and Islands 

Are you looking for a stimulating career and a fantastic place to call home? The Highlands and Islands has so much to offer.

People are at the heart of our region's success. We want it to be easy for our young people, and our workforce, to develop their potential here. We welcome new skills and talent from around the world.

We need you. Regional skills research for 2017 - 2027 predicts a labour market shortfall for up to 80,000 jobs in our region. These are across a range of sectors including tourism, construction, education, health and social care, food and drink, energy, engineering, retail, agriculture, ICT, finance and business services, life and chemical sciences. 

The right opportunity for you

There are a wide range of opportunities right now - jobs, unique training opportunities, help with business start-up and growth, and more.

We can help you find what you need to develop your future in our region.  Join us and live your #lifeincolour. 




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