How To Inspire And Prepare Veterans For Civilian Employment: Organise Military Insight Days

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Hosting insight days are a great way of showcasing to ex-military jobseekers what it is like to work for you, what roles may suit their skills and also shows your commitment to employing veterans to the military community. So how do you host successful Military Insight Days? What are the business benefits? We asked BP and Virgin Money.

 
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Case Study: BP

BP’s first Military Placement Programme (MPP) Discovery Day took place in February, with a further Discovery Day planned for later in the year. SaluteMyJob chats to Charlotte Stacey, Early Careers Talent Partner at BP, about the day and she offers some valuable top tips for employers looking to host their own Insight Day for Service Leavers.

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Case Study: Virgin Money

Virgin Money hosted their first Financial Services Insight Day for Service Leavers last year with great success. SaluteMyJob chats to Nick Calder, a former Lieutenant Colonel in the Army, now a Programme Manager at Virgin Money, on how to set up and run a successful Insight Day - and how ex-military personnel add value to an organisation.


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