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Antisocial media
Antisocial media
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‘When you start a business, advisors will tell you to use your time to build up a presence on social media,’ says regular QUEST contributor, Steve Bulleyment, director of specialist auto locksmith company Car Key Man. ‘After all, it’s free advertising. But are you ready to waste all that time? And are you ready to become public property?’ This month, Steve examines the truth about social media in business …
Is your family leaving the services?
Is your family leaving the services?
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The transition period between the point of activating your departure from the Armed Forces to handing in your military ID card on your final day can be an unsettling time for any Service leaver, but what about the impact it has on your family? Luckily Veterans’ Gateway is on hand with advice and support. Read on to find out more …
Take charge of your transition
Take charge of your transition
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How can you approach your resettlement and transition journey in a successful and positive way? ‘The best and most practical advice I can offer is this: ask for help,’ says Ahmed Al-Nahhas, head of the military team at London-based law firm Bolt Burdon Kemp. And he’s here with some sound advice on how to do just that.
Learning for life Making learning work for you
Learning for life Making learning work for you
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Speaking at the World Education Conference in January 2019, the English Education Minister, Damian Hinds MP, [1] said: ‘It’s not only that a good education helps you find skilled, rewarding work. It’s that everyone should have a chance to discover the joy that comes through learning.’ Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma students know from personal experience the joy of learning and the important role it plays in their personal development.
SUPERCHARGE YOUR JOB SEARCH Part 3: No offer? No problem!
SUPERCHARGE YOUR JOB SEARCH Part 3: No offer? No problem!
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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 …
Supporting Veterans in times of crisis
Supporting Veterans in times of crisis
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Veteran and Stoll resident Tina Fairbrass shares her story of how she overcame an extremely difficult time in her life
Things I wish I’d known …
Things I wish I’d known …
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Thinking about starting a business when you leave the Forces? Regular QUEST contributor, Steve Bulleyment, director of Lincolnshire-based specialist auto locksmith company Car Key Man, takes us through the top five things he wishes he’d known before striking out on his own – in the hope they’ll help you decide if starting a business is one of your options too!
Avoid the umbrella trap
Avoid the umbrella trap
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Former Royal Engineer Rob Burgess (pictured) tells us about the pitfalls of umbrella companies for self-employed contractors – and how he can help you avoid them
SUPERCHARGE YOUR JOB SEARCH Part 3: No offer? No problem!
SUPERCHARGE YOUR JOB SEARCH Part 3: No offer? No problem!
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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 …
New year, new possibilities
New year, new possibilities
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A new year often brings the chance to think about our potential. With that in mind, find out how the Access to Higher Education Diploma opens up study opportunities for those with a Services background …

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