Cyber Success Story: Former Military Policeman making his mark in Santander

Cyber Success Story: Former Military Policeman making his mark in Santander

Are you ex-military and looking at Financial Crime as your next career move? Be inspired by our case study with former Military Policeman, Tawanda Tahwa who successfully completed SaluteMyJob, IBM and the Corsham Institutes i2 training course - and is now making his mark with one of the world’s leading banks as a Transaction Monitoring Analyst.

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Career Progression: How to advance in your career

Career Progression: How to advance in your career

A recent report by Deloitte, Veterans Work: Moving on Report, found that 70% of veterans under 30 say 'career progression' is the most important factor when searching for a civilian job. Interestingly, a previous report by Deloitte, Veterans Veterans Work: Recognising the potential of ex-Service personnel, found in addition to offering a broad range of skills, a majority of employers reported that ex-military employees are promoted more quickly (53%). So how can you be part of the 53%?

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Quest magazine features two of our successful i2 course candidates on track for success

Quest magazine features two of our successful i2 course candidates on track for success

In this month’s Quest magazine, SaluteMyJob, IBM and the Corsham Institute’s partnership hits the headlines, with two of our i2 course candidates talking about their experience in the military, why they want to go into cybersecurity - and how the course has helped ignite their ambitions.

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Ambition for career in cybersecurity reignited for former Intelligence Analyst thanks to SaluteMyJob training course

Ambition for career in cybersecurity reignited for former Intelligence Analyst thanks to SaluteMyJob training course

Rebecca left the Army in November 2016 and has since found the resettlement period challenging. She is currently teaching, but thanks to a course ran by SaluteMyJob, IBM and the Corsham Institute, her ambition to forge a career in cybersecurity has been reignited.

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Making your first 100 days in a new job a success

Making your first 100 days in a new job a success

Starting a new job can be daunting - even more so if this is your first job since leaving the military. Taking on new responsibilities, meeting new colleagues, learning a new way of working and being immersed in a different culture can be overwhelming. To help you we’ve got 5 top tips so you can hit the ground running and make the first 100 days in your new job a real success.

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Preparing for Employment in Civvy Street

Preparing for Employment in Civvy Street

Many commercial businesses recognise the value former Service men and women bring to their workplace. To ensure that you are able to showcase yourself as the most competitive candidate in the job that you want, it is important to be prepared. To fully prepare, make sure you have completed this checklist, if you are looking for further guidance and one-to-one advice, SaluteMyJob are here to help.

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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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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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Ex-soldiers wanted to fill 'serious skills shortage' in building 65 new homes

Ex-soldiers wanted to fill 'serious skills shortage' in building 65 new homes

FORMER soldiers could soon be helping to build new homes in the city thanks to a new scheme. Major house builder Hyde Housing has teamed up with The Royal British Legion to create new job opportunities for Armed Forces’ leavers.

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Armed To Farm

Armed To Farm

HighGround, a Service charity and one of SaluteMyJob’s partners, has featured in an article looking at how the personal traits of military men and women are very similar to those underpinning a successful career in agriculture.

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Meet Billy - A Senior Facilities, Logistics and Supply Chain Manager

Meet Billy -  A Senior Facilities, Logistics and Supply Chain Manager

Billy is a former Senior Facilities, Logistics and Supply Chain Manager in the Army and since leaving, he has worked as a Project Manager, a Security Officer and is currently a Paramedic. He is now looking for Facilities Management roles. 

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Virtual Careers Fair to Run in June for Veterans and Service Leavers

Virtual Careers Fair to Run in June for Veterans and Service Leavers

SaluteMyJob is pleased to announce the creation of a new partnership with The Officers’ Association (OA), a charity committed to enhancing the lives of former military officers. We will be collaborating to deliver a virtual (online) careers fair for former and transitioning military jobseekers.

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