Observations on the Downstream Energy Sector

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We took a look at the tremendous synergies between the military and energy sector…

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Job Hunting in a Pandemic

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In an unpredictable and changing landscape, what are the constants that you can rely upon in terms of job hunting? Jo Sturdy, Career Consultant with…

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The Defence Sector – Making the Transition

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The defence sector is as close to being recession-proof as one could hope to find. The current Government, like successive governments before them, have committed…

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Salary Negotiation: Timing and Tactics

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Picture the scene: your transition from military to civilian employment is almost complete. You’ve been offered an exciting and challenging role with a company that…

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Using military skills to start your own business

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Tavel company Trailfinders, property giant RE/MAX, logistics behemoth FedEx, and web-hosting experts GoDaddy. Not organisations that one would consider natural bedfellows, but there is a…

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What is the commercial value of being creative?

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You may not consider yourself creative, but in reality many Service leavers are perfect for roles in Media.

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Winter: Time to Take Stock of Your Career

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“Time spent in reconnaissance is seldom wasted” is a quote that is variously attributed to Wellington, Rommel, and ‘Tomorrow, When the War Began’ author John…

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Work is changing, be prepared

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The employment landscape, like the rest of the world, is becoming increasingly VUCA: Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous.

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How to Negotiate Your Salary

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Simon Treadgold served in the Army for 20 years and is now Head of Recruiting at Capstar, which provides secure travel and lifestyle management services…

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Are You Ready To Govern, Assure And Advocate?

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Your military career has provided you with significant experience of operational, strategic, and people management matters – all of which are valued by civilian employers.

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