National Reserves Day: Why should you hire a reservist?

National Reserves Day: Why should you hire a reservist?

Today is national Reserves Day, an opportunity to come together as a nation and celebrate the contributions reservists make to our country.

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Military charities join forces to launch new service for veterans

Military charities join forces to launch new service for veterans

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.

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Ex-Military in Management Virtual Careers Fair attracts 300 ex-military jobseekers and top employers

Ex-Military in Management Virtual Careers Fair attracts 300 ex-military jobseekers and top employers

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.

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Recruit ex-military personnel in order to future-proof UK manufacturing

Recruit ex-military personnel in order to future-proof UK manufacturing

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.  

 

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Val Proctor: Incorporating veterans into your hiring strategy

Val Proctor: Incorporating veterans into your hiring strategy

Former group HRD of The Go-Ahead Group Val Proctor has shared her experiences of building a veteran employment programme in HR Magazine.

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A Dinner with Employers To Enhance the Employment Prospects of Scottish Veterans

A Dinner with Employers To Enhance the Employment Prospects of Scottish Veterans

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.

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How best to network at the Ex-Military in Management Virtual Careers Fair

How best to network at the Ex-Military in Management Virtual Careers Fair

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.

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Meet SaluteMyJob's military veteran, spouse and reservist employees

Meet SaluteMyJob's military veteran, spouse and reservist employees

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.

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SaluteMyJob Newsletter: May 2017

SaluteMyJob Newsletter: May 2017

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. 

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How To Inspire And Prepare Veterans For Civilian Employment: Run Work Placement Programmes

How To Inspire And Prepare Veterans For Civilian Employment: Run Work Placement Programmes

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.

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How to set up and run a successful Work Placement Programme for Service Leavers

How to set up and run a successful Work Placement Programme for Service Leavers

SaluteMyJob chats to Sue Bomphray, an HR Director at Barclays based in Scotland who left the Army 20 years ago. We find out all about Barclays’ work placement programme for Service Leavers and Sue shares her best practice tips for employers looking to set up similar placements within their organisation.

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Barclays’ Work Placement Programme: From Army Captain to Head of Risk for Retail Distribution at Barclay’s

Barclays’ Work Placement Programme: From Army Captain to Head of Risk for Retail Distribution at Barclay’s

SaluteMyJob finds out more about Barclays’ work placement programme for Service Leavers from Nicholas Trowell, a former Captain in the Army who took part in the placement in 2013. He is now Head of Risk for Retail Distribution based in Scotland. Nicholas offers an insight into the programme and tells us why he recommends businesses offer work placement opportunities to Service Leavers.

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How to set up and run a successful Work Placement Programme for Service Leavers: Carillion

How to set up and run a successful Work Placement Programme for Service Leavers: Carillion

Major General (Retired) Seumas Kerr CBE is a former British Army officer and he is now the Integrated Management Systems Director, Compliance Director and Group Military Advisor at Carillion. SaluteMyJob chats to Seumas Kerr about Carillion’s work placement programme for Service leavers - and he offers valuable advice to businesses looking to set up their own programmes.

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General Election 2017: Manifesto guide on where the parties stand on supporting veterans

General Election 2017: Manifesto guide on where the parties stand on supporting veterans

With the General Election just around the corner, SaluteMyJob takes a look at the Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat and Scottish Nationalist Party manifestos and how each party plans to support veterans.

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Success for ten veterans who are now certified as users of IBM's QRadar cyber security software

Success for ten veterans who are now certified as users of IBM's QRadar cyber security software

Ten ex-military personnel are now certified as users of IBM's QRadar cyber security software thanks to a free Cyber Security Training Course delivered through a unique partnership between IBM, The Corsham Institute and SaluteMyJob.

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SaluteMyJob attends Santander Insight Day for ex-military personnel and reservists

SaluteMyJob attends Santander Insight Day for ex-military personnel and reservists

Santander UK plc. hosted an Insight Day for ex-military personnel and reservists to find out about working for the leading financial services provider in the UK.

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An Insight into the work of Recruit for Spouses by founder Heledd Kendrick

An Insight into the work of Recruit for Spouses by founder Heledd Kendrick

SaluteMyJob hears from Army wife, Heledd Kendrick, who launched Recruit for Spouses in 2009. Heledd decided to create a platform on which to promote the military spousal community by introducing employers to the vast talent pool within it and educating them on the numerous benefits of employing a military spouse.

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SaluteMyJob hosts discussion on Leadership and Management

SaluteMyJob hosts discussion on Leadership and Management

An evening discussion on how employers can identify and develop leadership potential took place at SaluteMyJob’s offices in London on Wednesday night. (26th April)

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SaluteMyJob attends CTP's Employment Fair in Edinburgh

SaluteMyJob attends CTP's Employment Fair in Edinburgh

SaluteMyJob were invited to attend the Career Transition Partnership’s Employment Fair at the Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh on Thursday.

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SaluteMyJob Commits to further supporting the Armed Forces Community

SaluteMyJob Commits to further supporting the Armed Forces Community

SaluteMyJob has updated their Armed Forces Covenant pledge, committing to further support the employment of veterans, spouses and reservists.

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