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Men unlocks his cyber dream
Men unlocks his cyber dream
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British Army veteran Menbahadur (Men) Gurung has secured his cyber security dream role with the help of SaluteMyJob’s training courses for military veterans …

Female veteran? A career in cyber security could be calling you …
Female veteran? A career in cyber security could be calling you …
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In this special feature from innovative cyber security educator CAPSLOCK, we find out what’s behind its aim to encourage female Service leavers (and of course Service leavers in general) to identify cyber security as a viable option when they are considering a new career pathway …

Transition trauma? Turn here for help
Transition trauma? Turn here for help
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According to Veteran’s Gateway, transition can feel like the biggest burst of ‘life admin’ you’ll ever experience, but starting to plan as soon as possible will smooth the way. Thankfully, the Veterans’ Gateway team is on hand to help you – and your family – with advice and support …

Why you should consider the data centre industry
Why you should consider the data centre industry
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If you are looking to plan your resettlement soon, here’s why considering a career in the data centre industry should be firmly on your agenda …

A pandemic success!
A pandemic success!
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John Burfield’s new business has taken him from Armed Forces to award-winning businessman in the space of just two (very extraordinary) years …

White lies? Don’t do it!
White lies? Don’t do it!
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You can’t get away with the odd porky on your CV any more, says author and careers advice expert, Edd Williams. Here he shares his extensive experience of working on more than 100,000 CVs, in light of findings that revealed three in five employers have rejected candidates for lying on their CVs …
Unlock your housing options
Unlock your housing options
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When it comes to buying or renting a property, whether or not you’re a first-timer it’s never too early to start planning where you’re going to live on leaving – and, more to the point, how you’re going to pay for it! Luckily there’s a lot of help available – financial and otherwise – to aid your preparations …

Teaming up to tackle transition
Teaming up to tackle transition
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With the final of the Six Nations Rugby Championship taking place this month, we’re on the sidelines to check out Rugby for Heroes’ Transition through Rugby course. Aiming to foster a sense of belonging you might otherwise miss on civvy street, it could be your pitch-perfect pathway to a less rocky resettlement. Why not give it a try?
Armed Forces resettlement guide
Armed Forces resettlement guide
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Advice from the CTP, official provider of career guidance, skills training and job-finding assistance to Service leavers. Information on transition services and entitlements, Standard and Enhanced Learning Credits, Graduated Resettlement Time (GRT) and duty allowances …
I love my work!
I love my work!
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Craig Bones, 54, left the Forces back in 1995 following just over 10 years’ service, which saw him specialise as a ground-to-air missile defence instructor in the RAF Regiment. Now self-employed and running his own specialist bespoke travel adventure business with his wife Heather, he tells Quest how his working life really took off post-RAF …
Study for an MBA
Study for an MBA
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If your CV includes an MBA, it’s likely to focus employers’ attention. It’s a highly respected qualification, sought after in a wide range of career sectors, and the routes to achieving it are eminently flexible. Make it your business to find out more …

Believe in yourself … and your skills
Believe in yourself … and your skills
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Recent research has revealed that some veterans lack confidence in the skills their military experience can bring to the civilian workplace. It’s a view that, fortunately, is not widely shared by employers …
Tackling the data centre skills shortage
Tackling the data centre skills shortage
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It takes a lot for competing companies to work together for the betterment of an entire industry, but that’s exactly what is happening now to help tackle the data centre skills shortage …
Unwrapping the true value of veterans
Unwrapping the true value of veterans
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Transferable skills are for life, not just for Service. That’s why civilian employers should welcome veterans to their workforce, says Ahmed Al-Nahhas, head of the military team at London-based law firm Bolt Burdon Kemp. Here he explains why …
The team tackling veteran pain head on
The team tackling veteran pain head on
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A special profile of the extremely valuable work being done by London’s King Edward VII’s Hospital to offer practical advice and support to veterans suffering chronic pain, via its specialist online and veteran-specific Pain Management Programme …
Self-employment takeaways
Self-employment takeaways
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For many people, starting their own business is a pipe dream, more of an unattainable fantasy than a realistic career option, but it’s also an option that could see you reap the dividends if you can make it work for you. So says Ryan Mansfield and, as someone who’s ‘been there, done that’, he should know – and he has plenty of advice to offer …
The best of both worlds
The best of both worlds
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As both a firefighter and a soldier, Shaquille Goldsmith’s motivation is to try to be the best – at his career, protecting others and serving his country …
A practical guide to PTSD support
A practical guide to PTSD support
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Recognising that many current and former UK Service personnel have been deeply affected by the recent military withdrawal from Afghanistan, Ahmed Al-Nahhas, head of the Military Claims Team at Bolt Burdon Kemp, shines a spotlight on PTSD and the support available to those who may be struggling with this potentially debilitating condition or caring for someone who is …
Auto industry in drive to recruit Service leavers
Auto industry in drive to recruit Service leavers
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Both the automotive sector and veterans rallied to offer help and support during the pandemic, deploying vehicle fleets and transporting PPE to hospitals and vulnerable communities. Recognising this valuable connection, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has pledged its commitment to advocate for the recruitment and retention of ex-military personnel across the automotive industry …

‘Refuelling my resilience’
‘Refuelling my resilience’
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Meet Army Reserve Corporal Natasha Jones, an NHS dietitian in an emotionally demanding civilian role, who is reaping the benefits of also being able to refuel and rearm Apache helicopters …

Resettlement Training Courses See all

Cycle Systems Ltd | Sports / Fitness & Leisure
Established in 2007 , Cycle Systems is one of the longest standing and leading providers of Pro Level 3 training in bicycle maintenance in the UK.
South West
FutureSmart | Management and Leadership
FutureSmart provides the opportunity to study masters degrees, professional and even training qualifications wrapped around your present life. The way forward has many options but we help make your choice become a reality. We specialise in supporting military personnel to gain key qualifications, to ensure a supported transition into civilian careers.
International, Nationwide
University of Chichester | Accountancy and Book-keeping
The University of Chichester is a respected institution that offers a wide variety of courses. It has been in the Top 40 of UK universities for the past four consecutive years (Guardian University Guide 2024).
South East
Wellingtone | Project Management
As an Accredited Training Provider of the Association for Project Management (APM) we are proud to have authored more training courses that have been independently Accredited by the APM than any other organisation. Our exclusive range of ground-breaking courses demonstrate our thought leadership and innovation, with high pass rates, and available through ELCAS.
Nationwide
TRAINFITNESS | Personal trainer
Kickstart your career as a personal trainer with the best rated personal training courses in the industry. In-Person, weekend, on-demand and online – we have the perfect PT course for you.
Nationwide

Latest Jobs See all

Physical Security Development Engineer | Engineering - Electrical / ElectronicSecurity
You’re an enthusiastic team player with a passion for computers and electronics. You enjoy developing and building prototypes and creating products using the latest 3D printing technology. And you’re a highly creative self-starter who’s ready to work on your own or alongside other members of a small team. But now you want to do something new. You want to take your career to a different level, and work with an organisation that has real influence around the world.
FCDO SERVICES
Housekeepers/Cleaners (International Summer School) | Schools
We are seeking to appoint a number of International Summer School Housekeepers over a fixed term period - commencing on 5th July 2024 until 23rd August 2024. The job holder is responsible for providing a comprehensive laundry and cleaning service for our International Summer School guests and will be allocated to one of the boarding houses. This role would be particularly suited to students or for those looking for some extra income over the summer.
Bishop’s Stortford College
Teacher of Geography (Part Time) | Schools
We are looking to recruit an excellent classroom practitioner as a part time Teacher of Geography to join our committed team of specialist teachers from September 2024.
Bishop’s Stortford College
Teacher of Physical Education | Schools
The College is seeking to appoint a Teacher of Physical Education to inspire and educate our extraordinary and talented pupils, for either a September 2024 or January 2025 start. Reporting into our Director of Sport, Health & Fitness, these roles will be integral in helping us to shape a bright and prosperous future for our Sports, Health and Fitness provision.
Bishop’s Stortford College
Grounds Person (Sports Turf) | Schools
Sedbergh School is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our busy Estates Department as a full time Grounds Person.
Sedbergh School

University See all

Queen Margaret University |
We are proud to support armed forces veterans and are committed to supporting ex-service members (and their families) who are seeking re-training back in the civilian world.
Scotland
University of Sterling |
The one thing that students talk about the most at the University of Stirling is the sense of community. At Stirling, students from all different backgrounds come together on a beautiful campus and are able to settle in, make new friends and get involved in everything there is to offer.
Scotland
Aston University | Teaching
WHAT IS THE AUEA TROOPS FOR TEACHERS PROGRAMME? AUEA’s Troops to Teachers is an initiative designed to support service personnel preparing to leave or who have recently left the Armed Forces become University Technical College (UTC) trainers/teachers.
West Midlands
Anglia Ruskin University | Health Care and Nursing
If you’re a serving member of the Armed Forces looking to develop your knowledge and skills to enhance your existing role, or you’re planning for life after military service, then ARU can help.
East of England
University of Chichester | Accountancy and Book-keeping
The University of Chichester is a respected institution that offers a wide variety of courses. It has been in the Top 40 of UK universities for the past four consecutive years (Guardian University Guide 2024).
South East