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Ex-military recruitment specialists to merge
Ex-military recruitment specialists to merge
NEWS
Employers looking to capitalise on ex-military talent are set to benefit from the merger of two specialist recruitment consultancies. SaluteMyJob and J1 Consulting recently announced their merger, joining forces to provide a more comprehensive set of integrated Veterans-focused advisory, recruitment and training services that will better serve employers and ex-military jobseekers alike.
IVG pledges support to former and serving members of the Armed Forces and their families
IVG pledges support to former and serving members of the Armed Forces and their families
NEWS
Inspired Villages Group, the operator and developer of later living communities across the UK, is also joining forces with the Royal Marines to launch a new mentoring scheme.
Swimming the Channel for SSAFA
Swimming the Channel for SSAFA
NEWS
Cath Pendleton, ex-RAF, took on the epic challenge for her fellow Veterans in need.
Beating cyber aggressors at their own game
Beating cyber aggressors at their own game
NEWS
Scientists at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) have developed a cyber card game that helps staff identify and learn about some of the key open source techniques a cyber aggressor might use to gain insight, access and control over industrial and commercial infrastructures.
Dignitaries attend new phase for boxing charity The Bulldogs
Dignitaries attend new phase for boxing charity The Bulldogs
NEWS
A host of dignitaries – including Byron Lewis, the Lord Lieutenant of West Glamorgan, and Dennis Keogh, the Mayor of Neath Port Talbot – were on hand to open a new assault course and playground built by boxing charity The Bulldogs in Port Talbot in September.
Free course for potential cyber security pros
Free course for potential cyber security pros
NEWS
Are you a former Service man or woman with an interest in becoming a threat analyst in information security or in fraud and financial crime? Have you used threat analysis tools like i2 Analyst Notebook in the Armed Forces and wish to gain a certification recognised by employers across the world? Read on …
Chris Oakes
Chris Oakes
CASE STUDY
‘I joined the Army in 1986 and, after ten years with 7 Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery, transferred into the Army Physical Training Corps. Here I enjoyed a full career helping Service men and women from all three Services develop physically, mentally and emotionally, retiring as a Captain last year to start my own coaching business – “unlocking people potential and maximising people performance” – and turn my life passion into profit.
Mark Campbell
Mark Campbell
CASE STUDY
with Chief Petty Officer Mark Campbell
When to say no
When to say no
ARTICLES
‘We have 24-hour supermarkets, you can get a McDonald’s day or night, and Amazon delivers on a Sunday,’ says regular Quest contributor, Steve Bulleyment, director of Lincolnshire-based specialist auto locksmith company Car Key Man. ‘We’re all working longer and expect other people to be open too. But whereas a large business can scale itself up, when you’re on your own, you can’t work 24 hours. You have to sleep and eat – and even have some fun!
SUPERCHARGE YOUR JOB SEARCH Part 2: Job market research
SUPERCHARGE YOUR JOB SEARCH Part 2: Job market research
ARTICLES
Want to find your ideal job? Need to be able to prepare an excellent CV, answer tough interview questions and impress prospective employers? Lynn Williams, author of Ultimate Job Search, is on hand some more useful advice to power up your job search …

Training See all

Wiltshire College | Health & Safety
Wiltshire College works closely with local and regional employers in and around the South West, delivering a wide range of professional and vocational qualifications. As a provider of work-based learning programmes and bespoke training packages for business, our courses are all designed to enhance the skills sets of your employees, adding to their continual professional development.
South West
Novadata TAB Ltd | Management and Leadership
Novadata specialises in driver training packages aimed specifically at those leaving the armed forces who wish either to transfer their military skills or seek a completely new career in transport.
South East

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Care Assistant – Carter House | Health Care and Nursing
We are looking for motivated, committed and enthusiastic individuals to join us in these important roles, whether you have experience in care or not.
Central & Cecil Housing Trust
Great Ormond Street - Senior Staff Nurse Band 6 | Health Care and Nursing
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) is an international centre of excellence in child healthcare. GOSH is an acute specialist paediatric hospital with a mission to provide world-class care to children and young people with rare, complex and difficult-to-treat conditions.
Great Ormond Street Hospital

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Keele University | Health Care and Nursing
If you are looking to expand your career, experience and skills and be able to work within the NHS? Have you ever considered a career as a Physician Associate?
West Midlands
University Of Chichester | Counselling and Psychotherapy
The University of Chichester has proudly provided education in the city of Chichester since 1839, and in Bognor Regis since the 1940s.
South East