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Leading questions
Leading questions
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Is military leadership any different from that in other fields of human endeavour? Does it require a similar leadership philosophy, choice of leadership style and the same leadership values found in civilian business? Regular Quest contributor Steve Higgs is here with some answers
Wired to succeed
Wired to succeed
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Confused by the huge array of electrical-related qualifications offered by training providers? Find the direct current route to Qualified Electrician status with Electrical Courses Ltd
From stadium to boardroom: scrumming for success
From stadium to boardroom: scrumming for success
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A new book, Leader on the Pitch, shows you how to become the captain of your business through the wisdom of rugby resilience …
Looking for  a new start?
Looking for a new start?
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Follow your dream with an Access to HE Diploma
Whatever next?
Whatever next?
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If you’re sitting in a crew room, browsing for a new career, you’re not alone, says director of Lincolnshire-based specialist auto locksmith company Car Key Man, Steve Bulleyment, who has some sound advice from the resettlement frontline on how to size up your future direction
transition support
transition support
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‘I feel strongly that if you can discuss your situation with someone who understands, sometimes it eases your pain because it means you’re not the only one facing that situation’
Get your house in order!
Get your house in order!
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When it comes to buying a house, 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
Transfer window
Transfer window
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Our new regular contributor, Steve Higgs (September Quest’s £250 prize winner), joins our team this month, offering more sound advice from the resettlement frontline. This time, why a lack of direct experience is not necessarily a barrier to securing a new job – thanks to employer demand for the transferable skills you already possess
Smooth your transition
Smooth your transition
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On leaving the Forces, you may still have many years ahead of you in the civilian workplace, which means it’s important to make the most of the resettlement options open to you. This five-step guide will help you to plan …
Stick at it!
Stick at it!
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‘Searching for a job is very much like trying to hit a piñata,’ says Quest’s regular civvy contributor Ryan Mansfield. ‘You’re blindfolded and you have no idea what will happen each time you take a swipe … but you do know that the law of averages says you’ll crack it in the end …

Training See all

Akona Ltd | Close Protection
AKONA RAIL (NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Rail Engineering Technician Competence) / AKONA ELEARNING / AKONA EVENTS / AKONA SECURITY
North West
Biomechanics Education Ltd | Leisure, therapy and well-being
Become A Level 4 Low Back Pain Specialist Biomechanics Coach
Nationwide

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Serco | Aviation
Merlin Aircraft Supervisor
Serco
Plant and Lift Truck Instructor | ConstructionPlant & Machinery
Are you an operator with experience in plant machinery, looking to pass your knowledge and skills on to other operators?
Keith Cook Training Ltd

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Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London | Distance Learning
The Blizard Institute is home to a lively postgraduate community, and its Postgraduate Taught (PGT) programmes are led by experts and informed by the latest research. We offer courses both in-house and through Distance Learning, with The Blizard Institute having the largest proportion of distance learning courses found within Queen Mary University of London. We have a wide range of PGT courses run by several of our Centres within the Blizard, which focus on knowledge, theory, research methodology and practical application.
Greater London
University of Bolton | Computing & IT
You can join the 82% of former UK armed force members that find employment with the support of Greater Manchester’s No.1 university.
North West