Infantry Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers possess a wide range of generalist skills. In particular, they have well developed leadership, team, problem solving, negotiation and planning skills.
INfantry Officers, Managers and Supervisors can be skilled in a variety of ways. The knowledge and experience that they gain during their military career helps to make them competitive candidates in Civvy Street.
Scottish businesses are set to come together in coalition to inspire, hire and grow job opportunities for veteran’s Scotland-wide as part of a ground breaking initiative to establish Scotland as the destination of choice for the employment of former members of HM armed Services.
Lockton is the world’s largest privately owned, independent insurance brokerage firm. Henry Dyson is Lockton's Vice Chairman, he recently spoke to SaluteMyJob about their experiences in hiring veterans and how Lockton feels about doing more to get more former Service men and women into civilian employment.
This month we translate the skills of military personnel officers. General military skills, combined with specialised skills that individuals gain as a personnel officer, can be extremely valuable to commercial business. Especially for employers seeking high-quality candidates in project managment, HR or consultancy.
Handy Heroes Construction is a reputable London based construction company run by ex-military tradesmen. They pride themselves on delivering a quality service based around military values and work ethics. Matthew Hammond, Director of Handy Heroes speaks to SaluteMyJob about the values, skills and behaviours of their veteran employees and the variety of roles that they fit into within the business.
Anderson Rose are a multi award winning estate agency. They specialise in the sale, rental and management of homes in Prime Central London and we operate a London based Country House agency. Anderson Rose are currently seeking to employ ex-military people to fill their vacancies in the property industry. See what Jon Byers, Managing Director of Anderson Rose has to say about employing veterans to work in their company.
The role of Veterans Scotland is to enhance the welfare of the Veterans community in Scotland by acting as the prime vehicle for joint working between its member charities, the dissemination of information to its members and Co-ordination of joint approaches to UK,Scottish Government, Local Authorities and other organisations whose business is of benefit to veterans.