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Resettlement is close to our heart at The Forces Pension Society

Resettlement is close to our heart at The Forces Pension Society

A personal message from Neil Marshall OBE, CEO Forces Pension Society
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Overcoming Barriers To Learning

Overcoming Barriers To Learning

Attending vocational training can be really exciting, particularly if you are learning new skills in a field that interests you. It can give you a new perspective as well as helping you to work towards your goals. However, for some people making the decision to attend courses can feel a little daunting
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The Value of Mentoring

The Value of Mentoring

In this article we aim to break down why mentoring is such a valuable tool.
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Robin Gustar's Amazon experience

Robin Gustar's Amazon experience

Robin Gustar joined Amazon in November 2019. Find out more about what he did in the Military, why he left, the reasons he joined Amazonhow his onboarding process went, and how he's getting on now.
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LinkedIn and how to make the most out of it

LinkedIn and how to make the most out of it

You’ve probably heard people recommending you get on LinkedIn, but don’t know where to begin or how to get the most out of it. This guide has been designed to get your started building your profile and networking.
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Job Search Tips During A Crisis

Job Search Tips During A Crisis

Things you need to know that will help your job search continue to evolve during these difficult times. You may be wondering whether to pause your job search campaign or see it as a real opportunity to make your presence known now.
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How To Talk About Salary - Without It Being Awkward

How To Talk About Salary - Without It Being Awkward

We’ve been indoctrinated to believe that talking about money, and especially salary is something to avoid because it can make people feel uncomfortable. The key to avoiding awkwardness is to be prepared. If you’re not prepared, that’s when you run into awkward situations.
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Choosing training to suit your career

Choosing training to suit your career

Focus on how to identify what training to do to enhance your employability in your chosen field.
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6 LinkedIn tips!

6 LinkedIn tips!

Personal branding often raises a quizzical look when we introduce this topic during the Service Leavers’ Career Transition Workshop (CTW). Discover our top 6 LinkedIn tips here!
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Apprenticeships and Internships

Apprenticeships and Internships

This article will set out the difference between Apprenticeships and Internships and some of the features and benefits of doing either.
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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 is by using some or all of your Graduated Resettlement Time allowance to complete a trial attachment with a civilian employer.
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