Call to remove obstacles to employing "skilled and motivated" service leavers

Call to remove obstacles to employing "skilled and motivated" service leavers

SMALL businesses are being encouraged to reap the rewards of employing highly-skilled and motivated service leavers in a new report from the Federation of Small Businesses.

A Force for Business: Service Leavers and Small Business describes how businesses employing veterans have reported benefits including resolved skills shortages, improved team performance and fresh perspectives and creative ideas.

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How did you decide on your career after the military?

How did you decide on your career after the military?

Veterans Work, a consortium of organisations including Deloitte, the Forces in Mind Trust and the Officers’ Association, are carrying out a survey to understand the experiences of veterans in finding employment after leaving the military. The findings from the research will be used to understand whether any further support would be useful and they would like to hear about your own experience.

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Reports back calls for employers to take advantage of military talent

Reports back calls for employers to take advantage of military talent

MORE influential business leaders have added their voices to calls for employers to work harder to recruit from the growing veteran talent pool.
Both the Institute of Leadership and Management and banking giant Barclays have published reports this month which add further weight to SaluteMyJob’s message to businesses that they are missing out if they are not employing service leavers.

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Celebrating veterans in the workforce

Celebrating veterans in the workforce

SERVICE leavers who are excelling in their fields have been honoured in the largest ever celebration of military veterans in the UK workforce.

The inaugural British Ex-Forces in Business Awards, held in association with Amazon Web Services (AWS), marked the achievements of the ex-forces personnel themselves and the organisations and companies which support them.

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