Before starting a career milestone appointment such as command, sergeant major, or key staff appointment, preparing by reading as widely as you can about that specific appointment is essential. Over the years many people have written to The Cove to share their reflections from these career milestone appointments. In this feature we’ve collated all of those reflections, along with resources from Army Knowledge Centre, so you can find others’ lessons in one place which makes your time spent in preparation for these jobs more productive.

Here are the links to the Tips for Key Appointments pages:

For those currently in career milestone appointments; once you’ve left your post and reflected on your key learnings, please consider writing to The Cove so others can learn from your experience.