Helping recruiters identify military talent

Helping recruiters identify military talent

COMPANIES looking to capitalise on the pool of ex-military talent available to them can make the most of the opportunity by ensuring both sides are speaking the same business language.

While service leavers are encouraged to translate the skills they have learned in the military into those companies can understand, businesses can get a head start by training their recruiters to interpret military experience, or even hiring experienced recruiters from military backgrounds.

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Jaguar Land Rover among companies recognised for veteran commitment

Jaguar Land Rover among companies recognised for veteran commitment

A HOST of companies and individuals have been recognised in an awards ceremony celebrating veterans’ successful transition into civilian life and the businesses which support them.

The BSI Resettlement Awards celebrate the achievements of service leavers who have successfully made the transition into civilian life and acknowledges the organisations who supported them during their journey.

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Telecoms transition events for veterans

Telecoms transition events for veterans

VETERANS are being invited to attend free career transition workshops to help guide them into civilian employment.

BT regularly hosts Transition Force events – designed to help ex-military personnel gain valuable industry insights, extend their networks and show employers how their military experience will benefit their business.

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Tackling skills shortages in the construction industry

Tackling skills shortages in the construction industry

Building companies are being urged to consider alternative recruitment routes, such as military service leavers, after warnings of a skills shortage hitting the sector.

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Capitalising on military talent toolkit

Capitalising on military talent toolkit

GUIDANCE on how to capitalise on the talent stream offered by Armed Forces leavers is now available in a user-friendly online toolkit.

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Public perception of veterans still main block to employment

Public perception of veterans still main block to employment

PUBLIC perception of military veterans as having been damaged by their service is still one of the main stumbling blocks to a successful move into civilian employment, according to a new report.

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TV stars back new veteran employment campaign

A HOST of business leaders, alongside film and TV stars, are backing a new campaign to encourage employers to recruit service leavers.

Veterans Work, a series of short films produced by the Drive Project, aims to encourage businesses of the benefits of employing ex-forces personnel

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SaluteMyJob October Newsletter

SaluteMyJob October Newsletter

In this month's newsletter we are focusing on how ex-service personnel can fill your health and safety skills gaps including what makes veterans so suitable to these types of roles and the relevant hard & soft skills needed. 

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How businesses can win the war on talent

EMPLOYERS in Devon and Cornwall are being invited to a special event to find out how their business could benefit from talent streams flowing in from the Armed Forces.

SaluteMyJob managing director, Brigadier (Retd) Andrew Jackson is among the guest speakers at the event which takes place on Thursday 30th November, at Wyvern Barracks, Barrack Rd, Exeter

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Ex-military reskilling to become data analysts

Ex-military reskilling to become data analysts

ORGANISATIONS using IBM i2 Analyst’s Notebook software will have a pool of qualified candidates to choose from at the end of SaluteMyJob’s latest training course.

SaluteMyJob, in partnership with IBM and the Corsham Institute, is running a free i2 analyst training course to qualify former or transitioning Armed Forces' personnel on IBM i2 Analyst’s Notebook software from 30 October to 3 November.

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From the military to a health and safety role

From the military to a health and safety role

A SOLID background in health and safety and an intrinsic knowledge of safety procedures made for a successful transition from Regimental Sergeant Major to senior health and safety advisor for David Marr.  

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Filling the skills gap - Health & Safety

Filling the skills gap - Health & Safety

EX-MILITARY personnel can prove to be ideal candidates for health and safety jobs, used as they are to following process and regulated safety rules in uniquely hazardous and high pressure environments.

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Why ex-military personnel are well-suited to successfully transition into Health and Safety roles

Why ex-military personnel are well-suited to successfully transition into Health and Safety roles

Are you a former Service man a woman? Have you thought about a career in Heath and Safety? Or are you an employer looking to fill health and safety roles? If so, read our case studies with G's Global and find out more about how ex-military personnel are well-suited to forge a career in Health and Safety.

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SaluteMyJob Special Edition September Newsletter

SaluteMyJob Special Edition September Newsletter

In this month's special edition newsletter we are looking at the success of our partnership with IBM and the Corsham Institute, where we offer free cybersecurity training to former and transitioning military personnel. We have now helped qualify 100 veterans and to celebrate this milestone, in this special edition newsletter, you can find out more about the unique programme, ex-military success stories and meet our 100th qualified veteran.  

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From Regimental Sergeant Major to Senior Safety and Risk Advisor

From Regimental Sergeant Major to Senior Safety and Risk Advisor

Gary Cullen served for 25 years with the 1st Battalion Scots Guards and reached Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM). He is now a Senior Safety and Risk Advisor at G’s. SaluteMyJob chats to Gary about his military career and why he believes ex-military personnel are well-suited to health and safety roles.

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Ex-military personnel making their mark at Europe’s leading fresh produce companies

Ex-military personnel making their mark at Europe’s leading fresh produce companies

G’s is one of Europe’s leading fresh produce companies, supplying salads and vegetables to all major UK and many European supermarkets. G’s has farms in UK, Spain, Poland, Czech Republic, Senegal and the USA. At any one time, there is 7,000 people employed in the company, with 3,800 employees in the UK. SaluteMyJob chats to Beverly Dixon, Group HR Director about the roles ex-military personnel and reservists are most suited for within the company - and why they add value to the business.

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SaluteMyJob, IBM and Corsham Institute Cybersecurity training ex-military success stories

SaluteMyJob, IBM and Corsham Institute Cybersecurity training ex-military success stories

SaluteMyJob has launched its latest cybersecurity training course for military veterans in the UK, with the 100th veteran passing through the doors of the Corsham Institute. Here we look at some of our success stories - three ex-military personnel who excelled in the training and have landed successful employment in highly sough-after roles. 

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