‘Leaving the Armed Forces and Getting a Job’ by Michael Sykes Featured on a Website
The feature article shared the brief synopsis of Michael Sykes’s self-help book 'Leaving the Armed Forces and Getting a Job'. As former armed forces personnel with a wide and recent experience of recruitment, the author offers a comprehensive guide to dealing with the changes from military to civilian work.
‘Leaving the Armed Forces and Getting a Job’ is a detailed self-help book for ex-service personnel to score a job in the civilian world. It has tips on CV-writing and preparing for interviews as well as getting the right attitude and sorting out pensions. The book also describes different company structures and departments as well as what to consider when starting up your own business.
Michael Sykes, dad-of-three spent 23 years in the Royal Navy, rising to the rank of Lieutenant Commander before retiring in 1987 to pursue ‘a second career’ in his thirties. He disembarked a job as a director in the health sector before starting his own business and later becoming the chairman of the anti-piracy firm, Neptune Maritime Security.
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