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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.

New articles added for August 2021!

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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Choosing training to suit your career

Choosing training to suit your career

Deciding what training to undertake can be a daunting process. Which course is best? Is it recognised and sought after by employers? Most importantly, will it enhance your job prospects?

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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 feature and benefits of doing either.
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New Types of Interviews

New Types of Interviews

In today’s busy world, job interviews are just as likely to be carried outside the regular office meeting room as they are inside. This can be quite a daunting thought if you’ve never been interviewed this way before, but there are many ways you can prepare for this and showcase the best ‘you’.
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The Value of Civilian Work Attachments (CWAs)

The Value of Civilian Work Attachments (CWAs)

Civilian Work Attachments 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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CTP Employment Team: Who Does What?

CTP Employment Team: Who Does What?

Find out a little more about the CTP Employment Team and what they do to help Service leavers gain employment, and Employers to find the right people for their vacancies in this article.
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A Brief Guide to Entering the Private Security Industry

A Brief Guide to Entering the Private Security Industry

Since leaving the military, Malcolm Pettitt has worked in the security industry in the UK and abroad for a variety of roles; close protection, surveillance, instructor, and company compliance officer. He is now the Chief Operations Officer for Sentium Group. In this article, Malcolm gives us a brief guide into entering the private security industry.
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The Value of Mentoring

The Value of Mentoring

Everyone has someone in their life that they look up to. Most people can point to an influential person (or maybe several) who has helped shape them into the person they are today. These mentors generously share their expertise, time and insights into nurturing our potential, to help keep us on track and to help us grow.
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Maximise Your Job Search Success with CTP RightJob

Maximise Your Job Search Success with CTP RightJob

RightJob is the CTP's online job finding service that lists thousands of live vacancies for Service leavers and new ones are added every day - read our top tips on how to make the most of the site.
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CTP Top Tips for Attending an Employment Fair

CTP Top Tips for Attending an Employment Fair

An Employment Fair can seem quite daunting; there are lots of stands, and other Service leavers waiting to speak to employers. How can you make the best use of your time and find out about all the opportunities which are available?
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Job hunting at Christmas

Job hunting at Christmas

Is a new job top of your Christmas list this year? Despite what people may think, companies do still continue to recruit during Christmas time. Reasons may vary from business to business, but a determined job seeker can still find a new role if they put in the effort to search.
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