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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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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 shortfall of 350,000 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
Driving ambition? Driving instruction is a profession that offers varied opportunities and flexible employment to those of the right temperament. 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 upturn in related careers. Maybe it’s you who 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 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 skills and aptitudes that make you well suited to a career in the UK’s emergency services
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 …
Health and Safety
Health and Safety
In their quest to safeguard the working population, today’s health and safety professionals take a proactive, preventative approach to problems such as injury, accidents and equipment failure. Many who leave the Armed Forces are attracted to a career in this field – after all, the role is primarily about inspiring groups of people to take a disciplined approach to avoiding life-threatening and harmful situations, which means it can really suit them. Perhaps you have what it takes to join this important mission?
Health and safety in the Construction Industry
Health and safety in the Construction Industry
With a remit to protect the working population, today’s health and safety professionals take a proactive, preventative approach to problems such as injury, accidents and equipment failure. Their role is of paramount importance in many industries – but perhaps none more so than construction, where risks are particularly high. Perhaps you have what it takes to join them on-site? In the case studies that follow this feature we focus on the stories of ex-Service people who did just that.
Healthcare
Healthcare
The healthcare sector, public and private, offers a huge range of career opportunities. When the time comes for resettlement, you may well find you already have sought-after skills. But, to really make sure your prospects are in the pink, now’s the time to start getting some appropriate qualifications under your belt.
Human Resources
Human Resources
Personnel choice? When you make the leap to the civilian workplace, maybe human resources could be the career for you
Law
Law
If you haven’t yet considered law as a profession, solicitor and advocate Ahmed Al-Nahhas, of London-based law firm Bolt Burdon Kemp, explains the variety of opportunities it offers that might make it a very advantageous career move – it may even offer you the chance to help other ex-Service people and maintain your connection with the Forces
Management and Leadership
Management and Leadership
Effective management is vital to every organisation. If you’ve taken a leadership role while in uniform – maybe even with the relevant institute membership and qualifications to back it up – you could already have a suitable skill set to transfer to the civilian workplace
Oil and Gas
Oil and Gas
Working on- or offshore in the UK’s oil and gas industry is not for the faint-hearted – it’s a challenging prospect on many levels, but also well rewarded for those with the right skills, and with potential for a productive future
Personal Trainer
Personal Trainer
The UK’s health and fitness industry is growing at an exponential rate and is currently worth more than £4 billion. This number is only set to increase year on year, with new fitness facilities opening all the time, backed up by innovative new trends and advances in technology. From social media to blogs, TV to apps and games, fitness truly is the mainstream. It’s estimated that one in every seven people in the UK is a gym member and, with that type of volume, the need for talented, qualified fitness professionals has never been greater …
Project Management
Project Management
Are you organised, methodical, good at keeping work on track, confident about meeting deadlines and happy to take on responsibility? A career in project management will require you to deliver tasks on time and within budget by planning and organising resources and people. If you recognise your own skill set here, PM could be the perfect match for you
Rail Industry
Rail Industry
Like many youngsters, you may have dreamed of becoming a train driver – that’s still a possibility, of course, but the modern rail industry offers so much more scope than that, with jobs covering a huge range of areas, from signaller to site manager, engineer to HR officer. Does rail offer the role you’ve been looking for?
Renewables
Renewables
The renewable energy sector offers a wide range of rewarding careers – particularly for those who want to do something challenging and worthwhile. Prepare to renew your own direction …
Risk Management
Risk Management
The skills required to ‘know your enemy’, and the development of tactics to counter that enemy, are basic risk management aptitudes. That means, without even knowing it, you may have spent a significant proportion of your Services career preparing for a role in this industry – and could well be more ready than you know for a rewarding new career in risk.
Road Transport and Freight Management
Road Transport and Freight Management
Want to carve out a new career in the world of road transport? Here’s the steer on driver and transport manager qualifications, licensing and training
Running Your Own Business
Running Your Own Business
In the current difficult economic climate, self-employment can seem like an attractive option. Quest looks at the challenges of going it alone …
Security
Security
Secure your future … with a career in an industry to which many Service leavers find themselves very well suited. Planning ahead with relevant qualifications now could see you sitting pretty in a civvy security role when the time comes