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Already know what kind of career you’d like to move in to? Or maybe you’re still looking for information that’ll help you make up your mind? Whatever stage you’re at, the QUEST Careers Hub provides in-depth insight on a wide range of industry sectors. To find out more, click on your area of interest below or use the search facility.

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Emergency Services Careers
Emergency Services Careers
Which service do you require? Police, Ambulance, Fire and Rescue …? Your time in the Services means you are highly likely to have exactly the skills and aptitudes that make you very well suited to a career in the UK’s emergency services
Logistics and Distribution
Logistics and Distribution
As an organisation that is highly dependent on its skilled logistics staff, the Armed Forces represents a valuable source of suitably qualified professionals equipped to move in to the nationally important field of logistics and distribution. Could it be the logical next step for you too?
Road Transport Driving: Licences and Qualifications
Road Transport Driving: Licences and Qualifications
If you’ve been thinking of carving out a new career in the world of road transport, or using your military-gained driver qualifications in civvy street, there’s never been a better time – especially where HGVs are concerned. Here’s the steer on professional driver qualifications, licensing and training …
Running Your Own Business
Running Your Own Business
In the current difficult economic climate, especially with working from home (WFH) taking off like never before, self-employment can seem like an attractive option. There are plenty of pitfalls for the unwary though, and this article looks at both the benefits and challenges of going it alone …
Auditing
Auditing
As you approach the end of your service career and consider what to do next, the choices can feel overwhelming. What about auditor training? While it might not be among the big hitters of the second-career world, it could prove the perfect option for the next stage in your working life …
Aviation
Aviation
Transferring your aviation-related skills to the civilian workplace could get you off to a flying start. Here’s some advice to help you plan ahead and ensure your new career takes off.
Aviation Security
Aviation Security
Aviation security staff deal with air rage, drunkenness, assault, smuggling and crime, as well as the threat of national and international terrorism. Are you ready to meet one of the toughest challenges of our times?
Breakdown Services
Breakdown Services
If you’ve been in a vehicle-related role while in uniform, you are very likely to have gained a host of transferable skills that will put you well on the road to helping others, with a career in the breakdown services …
Building Trades
Building Trades
Want to turn your talents to a practical career on leaving? Together, the building trades make up one of Britain’s widest-ranging industry sectors, offering many different roles to choose from – and perhaps the firm foundation you’ve been seeking for your next career …
Care Work
Care Work
Care work involves a variety of roles from administration, logistics and practical back-up support, to complex medical care.
Catering Management
Catering Management
As an enormous, wide-ranging sector, the catering and hospitality industry offers an array of opportunities and a strong framework for career progression. Could catering management be your calling?
Charities Sector
Charities Sector
A career in the charities sector offers a way to earn while also supporting a good cause …
Close Protection
Close Protection
The various sectors of the security industry offer a huge range of employment opportunities that are particularly suitable for Service leavers – and none more so than close protection. Could it be the civvy career for you to close in on?
Computing and IT
Computing and IT
The strong growth of tech-related employment in the UK sends a clear message to anyone considering career opportunities in this sector: there’s a multitude of exciting openings. Are you ready to unlock them?
Construction
Construction
Lay a firm foundation for yourself with a future that’s safe as houses in one of the variety of practical and supervisory career options offered by the construction industry
Cyber Security
Cyber Security
There’s currently a huge demand for cyber security professionals, and a worrying shortage of talent. In fact, recent research revealed that Europe is set to face a significant shortfall of cyber security professionals by 2022. So how do we solve this problem – and fast? Perhaps you have the answer …
Cyber Security Training
Cyber Security Training
Cyber security is a sector that offers a world of opportunity for ex-military jobseekers says Brigadier (Retired) Andrew Jackson, managing director, SaluteMyJob
Cyber Skills
Cyber Skills
A push to engage Veterans with cyber skills is currently taking place, as more businesses look to utilise the unique skills of this group.
Driving Instruction
Driving Instruction
Do you have a driving ambition? Driving instruction is a profession that offers varied opportunities and flexible employment to those of the right temperament. If that sounds like you then buckle up and read on …
Drone Training
Drone Training
Popularly depicted as the ‘eye in the sky’, the unprecedented growth in commercial acceptance of unmanned aerial vehicles – commonly known as drones – is fuelling an enormous expansion in related careers. Perhaps you should be keeping an eye on them?
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Power up your future with a career in electrical or electronic engineering, whose applications span a host of diverse industries
Emergency Planning and Business Continuity Management
Emergency Planning and Business Continuity Management
Emergency planning and business continuity management are two separate but very closely related industry sectors. In this article, we will look at the two fields in parallel …
Facilities Management
Facilities Management
Facilities management is one of the fastest-growing professions in the UK and vital to the success of any business. Perhaps it’s vital to your future success too?
Franchising
Franchising
Franchising is a much more common business model than many people realise, with a surprising number of the most recognisable high-street brands run as franchises. When it comes to launching a business career, it’s clear to see why many people are drawn to the idea of franchising, but it’s definitely worth stepping back to assess the pros and cons of this operating model before making the leap …