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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.

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Attending a Networking Event

Attending a Networking Event

You’re looking for a job, and you’ve heard “network, network, network!” more times than you can possibly count. So, you bit the bullet and signed up for a meet-and-mingle networking event in your field.
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CV Tips: 6 Steps to Translate your Military Skills for a Civilian Employer

CV Tips: 6 Steps to Translate your Military Skills for a Civilian Employer

The Armed Forces equips Service leavers with a wealth of transferrable skills and valuable experience. But what do employers really want to hear? How can you give yourself the best chances of securing an interview? Read our tips on translating your military experience for a civilian employer.
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What are 'Live Chats' and how will they benefit you?

What are 'Live Chats' and how will they benefit you?

Live chat gives you the opportunity to speak directly with key employers via text chat on the CTP website – all chats take place over a two hour time period and are advertised in advance on the CTP Events calendar.
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Learn more with Internships

Learn more with Internships

If you are unsure on what an internship is, how they differ from apprenticeships and Civilian Work Attachments (CWA) and how they can benefit you in your career, read this article to find out more.
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Forces Pension Society: What to do with your P45

Forces Pension Society: What to do with your P45

In this short article Mary Petley of the Forces Pension Society explains why you will be receiving a P45 and what to do with it once you have got it.
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CV Do's and Don'ts

CV Do's and Don'ts

Tips and advice direct from employers.
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VETS – Veterans Employment Transition Support

VETS – Veterans Employment Transition Support

VETS, the Veterans Employment Transition Support Programme, is a coalition of partners that have come together to support all veterans as they seek to find the right job. This coalition consists of a broad range of leading companies from across the commercial sector, the Ministry of Defence, the Career Transition Partnership as well as Service charities.
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Interviews - Is there a right or wrong way?

Interviews - Is there a right or wrong way?

There is so much advice available around interviews, so we wanted to ask a question of the process. Are there right answers, are there wrong answers? Are there just our answers? CTP's Dave Hornsey provides his advice on how you can prepare for that all important interview...
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Getting Started with your Job Search

Getting Started with your Job Search

Beginning your job search can be a daunting process, but by approaching it with structure and organisation, you'll make the best of your time. Your job search is a project, and all projects can benefit from a clear plan.
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Using LinkedIn to find a job

Using LinkedIn to find a job

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, and is a vital tool in your job search. CTP Employer Relationship Manager, Dr Karen Arnold, shares her advice for using LinkedIn to secure that all-important next job.
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Using Dropbox as part of your Transition Toolkit

Using Dropbox as part of your Transition Toolkit

Dropbox is a free and easy way to store all of your documents, photos, files etc where you can easily access them from any device. The major benefit of storing your CVs, Application Forms etc in Dropbox is you can quickly access them and share with others.
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