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