A new helpline launched today called ‘Veterans’ Gateway’ is promising to revolutionise a military charity sector that currently leaves two thirds (64 per cent) of veterans ‘confused’, by providing a first point of contact for veterans seeking support.
The ‘Ex-Military in Management’ Virtual Careers Fair, a joint collaboration between SaluteMyJob and the Officers’ Association (OA) attracted almost 300 ex-military jobseekers over the two-day event on 6/7th June.
A leading manufacturing company has said that by tapping into the unique skills-bank of former Service men and women when recruiting fresh talent, industry leaders can help future-proof UK manufacturing.
A special dinner for employers, hosted by partner organisations of the Scottish Veterans Employment and Training Service (SVETS) has taken place in the Great Hall of Edinburgh Castle, courtesy of Major General Mike Riddell-Webster, Governor of Edinburgh Castle.
Believe it or not, virtual careers fairs can be great places to network with employers, other jobseekers and recruiters - all without leaving your own home! In order to make the most of the Ex-Military in Management Virtual Careers Fair we suggest that you try to make connections with as many people as possible. You never know, you could find yourself invited for an interview or, at the very least, make valuable contacts for future employment opportunities.
We have produced a guide on how best to network at the Ex-Military in Management Virtual Careers Fair and our Top 5 Tips on Virtual Networking.
SaluteMyJob delves into the military side of our employees - we hear from our spouse, reservist and veteran employees, they talk about why working for SaluteMyJob appealed to them and how the company supports them.
For this month’s newsletter, we are exploring the Capitalising on military talent: Everything you need to know about employing veterans toolkit further, looking at how to inspire and prepare veterans for civilian employment through work placements.
Creating work placement opportunities for Service Leavers is a win win situation for both your company and for the person undertaking your programme. They are a great way for transitioning military personnel and Service Leavers to gain vital first-hand experience of the civilian workplace and employers can find out about the benefits of employing ex-military personnel. Want to find out more? Read our case study with Barclays and Carillion.