Consultant of the Year’s Top Tips on Transitioning

Richard Graybrook is a Principal Management Consultant at Turner & Townsend where he has been recognised as their 2016 Consultant of the Year. Richard started working life as a tradesman in the construction sector before enlisting as a combat engineer in the Army, in a career spanning thirty years, and one that saw him commissioned […]

16th January 2017

The informality of the civilian world of work offers significant opportunities to those in transition

“It’s 10 times easier to land a job when the boss hands your CV to the HR department, than when HR sees it first and hands it up to the boss,” says Adam Grainger, a Royal Marine for five years and now a financial consultant. As someone who has to apply for new contracts two […]

6th January 2017

Transition Story: Networking and helping others along the way

Sophy Gardner served in the Royal Air Force for 20 years. Having made the decision to leave in 2011, she started her own business and has since worked on a variety of contracts, mainly with military charities, such as on the Bomber Command Memorial Project, doing PR, media and communications.Alongside running her own business, she […]

23rd September 2016

Getting a seamless transition SORTED!

We talk to SORTED! development manager Graham Liley on why he wants the new employment consortium to become a household name for the Armed Forces community. How did the idea for a new employment service come about? Why is it important? SORTED! is not a new employment service but a consortium of already established employability […]

16th May 2016

“The Royal Navy Gave me an Excellent Grounding in Management”

Vanessa Murphy left the Royal Navy in 2012, just shy of 16 years’ service. Her first role was Head of HR for Zipcar before she was approached by Toyota a year later. Here, she talks about the challenges of her first corporate role and the joys of no longer being ‘shielded by layers of seniority’. […]

2nd June 2014

44% of You Say Work-Life Balance is More Important Than Income

When is the best time to start planning your transition? What’s your main motivation when considering the next move in transition? CTP career consultant Karen Munro gives her advice and perspective on the process in our latest webinar. Planning There are no definite rights and wrongs in your transition from the Services, and no two […]

20th May 2014