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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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How to get the most out of CTP Job Fairs

How to get the most out of CTP Job Fairs

An Employment Fair can be 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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Staying Motivated in Your Job Search

Staying Motivated in Your Job Search

Keeping that motivation and interest as your job search progresses can be tough - here are our top tips for keeping you focused on your job search.
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Infograph: Managing your LinkedIn Privacy Settings

Infograph: Managing your LinkedIn Privacy Settings

This guide will give you a quick overview of how to control your privacy settings, but there is in-depth advice to be found in the LinkedIn helpcenter and it’s a good idea to have a look now and then to make sure you are up-to-date.
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Using Job Sites - Hints & Tips

Using Job Sites - Hints & Tips

Applying to a job advert is still a major route of recruitment for many companies. Indeed, for roles below senior management and Board level, it may be the only route in to some companies. Read our tips on how to find your next role via job sites.
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