Top of the page

The latest employment opportunities, vocational training updates, event details and resettlement-related news for Service leavers at any stage of their transition from the military to civilian life.

New articles added for December 2021!

How exactly do recruiters use LinkedIn?

How exactly do recruiters use LinkedIn?

With LinkedIn being the world’s largest professional networking site, there’s no surprise that recruiters consider it to be a goldmine for talent sourcing. But how exactly do they use LinkedIn when looking for candidates?
Continue reading
The value of mentoring programmes after the military

The value of mentoring programmes after the military

As you leave the military, you might find yourself feeling the need for some extra support and guidance from someone who’s already gone through the same experience, and this is where a mentor is a great idea.
Continue reading
How to manage stress during your resettlement

How to manage stress during your resettlement

This month, we’d like to talk about how you can manage and overcome the stress experienced during different stages of your resettlement journey.
Continue reading
Top tips for attending remote interviews

Top tips for attending remote interviews

Check out our top tips for attending a remote interview.
Continue reading
The dos and don’ts of social media networking

The dos and don’ts of social media networking

Social media. Today, social media is an integral aspect of job searching and networking. And it really should form a large part of the foundations for your transition from the military into civilian life. Check out our top tips for how to handle Social Media Networking.
Continue reading
DE&S Recruiters' on How to Perfect Your CV + Case Study

DE&S Recruiters' on How to Perfect Your CV + Case Study

A rewarding career is just a few steps away once you’ve found the perfect role for you. We asked those responsible for sifting through your CVs, our Human Resources function, for guidance on how to make sure yours stands out.
Continue reading
The Value of Civilian Work Attachments (CWAs)

The Value of Civilian Work Attachments (CWAs)

Civilian Work Attachments (CWAs) are a great way for Service leavers to gain sector specific work experience prior to leaving the Forces, by using some or all of your Graduated Resettlement Time allowance to complete a trial attachment with a civilian employer.
Continue reading
Showcasing your achievements in your CV

Showcasing your achievements in your CV

Hello from the CTP team. This month, we’d like to talk about how you can really highlight your achievements in your CV, as you look to transition into a civilian career.
Continue reading
Are you ready for the job market in 2021?

Are you ready for the job market in 2021?

With 2020 behind us, it's important you understand how to approach the job market in the most effective way. And for those of us looking to make our next career move, 2021 holds some promise but also uncertainty and possible trepidation.
Continue reading
Essex Police: Choices and Consequences – Tattoos, Damn Tattoos and Eligibility

Essex Police: Choices and Consequences – Tattoos, Damn Tattoos and Eligibility

Tattoos are a very popular way of creating an identity and highlighting individualism. However, have you considered the longer-term effects of marking your skin, especially with something which may not be palatable or acceptable in certain occupations or with future employers.
Continue reading
Our top tips a successful interview

Our top tips a successful interview

Our top tips a successful interview
Continue reading