A large number of people are deciding to leave the army, both in the UK and abroad. They often don't know what they are qualified to do, which transferable skills they have and how long it will take them to get a job.
If you are looking to leave the Army you need to do some long hard thinking in terms of what's important to you and what makes you tick, then apply specific career ideas to that.
Careers after the Armed Forces will guide you through this process, with tips on how to make a smooth and successful transition out of the forces, exercises to help you identify your ideal career, real life case studies and advice on CV preparation, interview techniques, working with recruitment
consultants and evaluating job offers.
Careers After the Armed Forces is written with a focus on people within the commissioned ranks as well as the middle to senior non-commissioned ranks but it is useful for anyone who is considering leaving the Armed Forces, helping you to answer fundamental questions and get the right job.
Developing Employability and Enterprise shows how to help others develop the behaviours and attributes needed to thrive in the modern workplace. It offers coaches, career advisors and educators a complete guide to what employability looks like in the 21st century, both for new entrants to the world
of work and those finding themselves in situations where they need to secure a new job or even career. The book shows how employability can be measured and how skills and attributes such as resilience, confidence, motivation, dealing with others, overcoming challenges and entrepreneurship can be
developed through coaching and mentoring. Supported by the latest research from academia, government bodies, and practitioners, Developing Employability and Enterprise brings together some of the most influential thinkers around the world to offer a new approach to career management that looks
beyond simply offering advice on résumés and CVs, job applications, job searches and interviews. It offers practical guidance on what attributes to develop and tools for how to do this including assessment options, sample exercises, notes on how to use the concepts in practice and
global case studies.
The benefits of networking are many - improving the chances of keeping a job, getting a new one, career progression, learning how to get along with others and improving personal effectiveness and company performance.Successful Networking is designed to remove the fear factor and encourage people to
make the effort to 'network for success'. It gives you advice and guidance on handling any social or workplace situation that could be awkward. People are complex, and a lack of awareness of 'soft skills' can cause endless workplace challenges. Knowing that you have the ability to deal with all
those you'll encounter will increase your self-confidence. With detailed information on the role of networking in the virtual community, which is essential knowledge for everyone today, this book is vital reading for anyone who wishes to stay ahead of the pack.
Does the thought of delivering a presentation fill you with dread? Do you want to learn how to give a fantastic presentation and impress an audience? Ultimate Presentations covers every aspect of this essential business skill: how to prepare, how to structure a great presentation, using technology
and visual aids, communicating a strong message, tailoring your presentation to your audience, highlighting your personal skills through your presentation, time management and dealing with Q and As. Business presentation expert Jay Surti guides you through the most common obstructions to giving good
presentations and how to overcome them, from nerves and uncomfortable body language, to voice tone and physical habits. Insightful guidance on coping with the unexpected, such as interruptions, technology breakdowns or difficult questions helps you to feel prepared and confident, no matter what
happens during your presentation. The ability to deliver outstanding presentations is a lifelong skill that remains relevant throughout an entire career and can boost employability and progression. From the best-selling Ultimate series, Ultimate Presentations is your one-stop guide to acing that
presentation and wowing an employer.About the series: The Ultimate series contains practical advice on essential job search skills to give you the best chance of getting the job you want. Taking you all the way from starting your job search to completing an interview, it includes guidance on CV or
résumé and cover letter writing, practice questions for passing aptitude, psychometric and other employment tests, and reliable advice for interviewing.