David Picton, Interim Executive Director for Commercial and Procurement at Highways England, outlines the opportunities available.Read more
“Being involved with Turn to Starboard has opened a lot more doors for me and allowed me to plan for the future.”Read more
Interviews are sometimes daunting and it can be difficult to know exactly what an employer wants. Ben Gledhill, Head of Resourcing at Yodel, shares his thoughts on how to perform well.Read more
US Marine Sgt. Larry Hinkle has been there. He knows what it’s like to be a veteran in the dark. Here he opens up about the importance of supporting a movement like this.Read more
An Army veteran from South Wales has set up two businesses after being the 100th wounded, injured and sick veteran to attend a self-employment course funded by Help for Heroes.
Carl Marsh, of Llantwit Major, South Wales has launched a celebrity interview website and a swimming instruction business thanks to support from the military charity.
He left the Army in 2010 after 12 years of service and one tour in Northern Ireland before he suffered a spinal injury and seven other health related issues which lead to him being medically discharged.Read more
This event is not to be missed if you are keen to improve your opportunities with employers. You can become a great networker in just one hour- a great skill to have when considering a second career.
Due to past popularity and success, a further Networking Workshop is taking place in Leeds. This workshop will be led by Colin Tweedie, a Business Development Consultant who will thoroughly explore the most effective ways to network with potential employers. Colin will have time to convince those with trepidation about networking that there is nothing to fear, answering any queries with over 30 years of experience behind him. If you want to enhance your networking skills and understand how to best use networking to your advantage then this is the event for you.Read more
Telephone and video interviews often form part of the interview process, so here are our top tips.
The aim of telephone and video interviews is to reduce the number of applicants to a shortlist. The interviewer wants to know if you can support the claims you made on your CV. If it goes well, you will usually be invited for a face-to-face interview.