Armed Forces Covenant: benefit not burden

Armed Forces Covenant: benefit not burden

More than 3,000 employers have now signed the Armed Forces Covenant, pledging their support to the Armed Forces Community - though a promising number, findings from a recent report have shown there is still a significant lack of awareness and understanding of the Covenant and its role in society.   

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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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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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Partnering with Defence 2017: Conference shows growing commitment from employers

Partnering with Defence 2017: Conference shows growing commitment from employers

Defence Relationship Management hosted their third annual Partnering with Defence Conference on Tuesday, (14th March), bringing together employers that have pledged their support to the Armed Forces and MOD representatives.

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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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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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How to prepare for a job interview

How to prepare for a job interview

Whether this is the first interview you have had since you left the military or the 10th, you are still going to want to get it right and first thing to note is that preparation really is key! For more guidance, read on as SaluteMyJob discuss our top five tips on how best to prepare for a job interview.

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How To Negotiate salary at your interview

How To Negotiate salary at your interview

Many people find conversations about salary extremely awkward but it is important to get it right. To help you best prepare for the discussion, we have produced a top tips guide full of advice on how to successfully negotiate your salary.

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How to get the right job in the right company

How to get the right job in the right company

Are you an ex-military or reservist jobseeker wondering why your CV isn't grabbing attention of employers? Or are you stuck wondering why you aren't getting past interview stage? Well... You've come to the right place!

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International Business Machines: CASY & MSCCN Partnership with IBM Grows

International Business Machines: CASY & MSCCN Partnership with IBM Grows

SaluteMyJob's US sister organisation, CASY & their partner MSCCN, two non-profits serving the employment needs of military and veteran communities, recently announced their expanded partnership with IBM as they continue to combat unemployment and underemployment in the military and veteran communities in the US.

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The Evening Standard Feature SaluteMyJob

The Evening Standard Feature SaluteMyJob

Liam Maguire's article in yesterday's Evening Standard described the difficulties of ex-military employment and the support available to service leavers. Andrew Jackson, Managing Director of SaluteMyJob was interviewed for the article, he said: "The biggest concern is that the CTP is a one-size-fits-all system...There has been little support for Early Service Leavers"

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