Ambitious Communications Systems Specialist in the Army set to make her mark in cybersecurity

Ambitious Communications Systems Specialist in the Army set to make her mark in cybersecurity

Jasmine Eyers is currently serving in the British Army as a Communications Systems Specialist in the 21 Signal Regiment. Jasmine is currently going through resettlement and is due to leave the military in the Summer after 13 distinguished years. She has completed a number of cyber-related courses, including IBM’s i2 training course through SaluteMyJob, which she described as ‘the best yet’. She is incredibly ambitious and has firmly set her sights on making her mark in the cybersecurity industry.

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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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How offering conversion training to ex-military personnel can help close the notable skills gap in cybersecurity

How offering conversion training to ex-military personnel can help close the notable skills gap in cybersecurity

SaluteMyJob interviewed head of IBM's Security Division in Europe, Julian Meyrick, a former Regimental Signals Officer, who served for six years in the Royal Green Jackets in the British Army. Mr Meyrick discusses how veterans are a valuable talent pool that could help fill the large number of vacant cybersecurity roles and how offering conversion training to ex-military personnel is a way of addressing and closing this notable gap.

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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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From Royal Marine Commando to contractor at Satisnet

From Royal Marine Commando to contractor at Satisnet

Neil Luke is a former Sergeant in the Royal Marines who left in 2015 after 13-years of exemplary service. He left not knowing what career path to take but came across the free Cyber Security Training Course, run by SaluteMyJob, in partnership with IBM and the Corsham Institute. After completing the course, he knew he wanted to pursue a career in cybersecurity. The former Royal Marine Commando is now working as a contractor at Satisnet on a large scale project to implement an information security management system.

 

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SaluteMyJob, IBM and the Corsham Institute's free cybersecurity training hits the headlines

SaluteMyJob, IBM and the Corsham Institute's free cybersecurity training hits the headlines

SaluteMyJob launched its latest cybersecurity training course for military veterans in the UK last week, in partnership with IBM and the Corsham Institute (Ci).  During the five-day course, a number of journalists from local media and the national press visited the Corsham Institute to meet with the students and chat to SaluteMyJob, IBM and the Corsham Institute about their unique partnership.

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100 veterans now qualified in cybersecurity thanks to SaluteMyJob, IBM and Ci

100 veterans now qualified in cybersecurity thanks to SaluteMyJob, IBM and Ci

SaluteMyJob has launched its latest cybersecurity training course for military veterans in the UK, in partnership with IBM and the Corsham Institute (Ci). This free certification in IBM security and analytics solutions teaches cybersecurity software skills to former and transitioning military personnel, and 100 veterans will complete the course by 8th September.

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ABF The Soldiers’ Charity provides £40,000 grant to support 350 ex-Army jobseekers into commercial employment

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity provides £40,000 grant to support 350 ex-Army jobseekers into commercial employment

SaluteMyJob has been awarded £40,000 by ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. This grant will help to improve the competitiveness of 350 ex-Army jobseekers by providing a unique programme of employment support activities.

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IBM: Why veterans are obvious candidates to help address the cybersecurity skills gap

IBM: Why veterans are obvious candidates to help address the cybersecurity skills gap

Stuart Quick is a former Army Officer and has successfully transitioned into the cybersecurity industry. He is now a Managing Consultant at IBM. SaluteMyJob chats to Stuart to find out more about how ex-military personnel can add value to an organisation and what hard and soft skills does IBM look for when recruiting for cybersecurity roles.  

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Veterans are the solution to a shortfall of data analysts

Veterans are the solution to a shortfall of data analysts

DATA analytics is predicted to be one of the fastest growing career fields. Industry experts predict that businesses will need to hire 200,000 data analysts by 2018, with suitably qualified candidates already in short supply.  Employers find that former Service men and women are well suited to these roles. Therefore SaluteMyJob, IBM UK and the Corsham Institute have joined together to provide veterans with free training and certification in IBM’s i2 Analyst’s Notebook data analysis software.

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