Could you be a Consultant?

Consultancy is a good career option for many leaving the Armed Forces, but is it right for you?

What is consultancy?

A consultant is hired by an organisation to help with a task or project it is unable to complete on its own.

Why former officers can be great consultants

  • Experienced at project management.
  • Experienced at working independently.
  • Ex-military Personnel are respected in the civilian workplace.
  • It can offer similar rewards to being in the military, providing dynamic and challenging opportunities.

How to choose your specialism

  • Choose a specialism that interests you – look at your skills and experiences to help decide.
  • Understand your potential client’s needs, and see if your expertise could help.
  • While in the Armed Forces use your training credits for project and commercial management courses, so you are business ready when you leave.

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