A veterans perspective on work placements

A veterans perspective on work placements

Work placements are a great way for transitioning military personnel and Service Leavers to gain vital first-hand experience of the civilian workplace. Here we chat to Nicholas Trowell, a former Captain in the Army, who took part in Barclays’ work placement programme for Service Leavers in 2013.

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Why should you become a volunteer with the RAF Air Cadets?

Why should you become a volunteer with the RAF Air Cadets?

Jo Parkes is a Project Officer at RAF Air Cadet headquarters and has been since 2004. She always wanted to be become a volunteer after she joined as a cadet 10 years earlier when she was 15. Jo chats to SaluteMyJob about how employers and ex-Service men and women can get involved with the air cadets - and how rewarding being a volunteer can be.

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Royal British Legion and Groundwork forge a new employment service for vulnerable veterans

Royal British Legion and Groundwork forge a new employment service for vulnerable veterans

FORMER service personnel in Greater Manchester who have found the transition from the military to the civilian world particularly challenging will soon be able to access specialised employment support so they can get back into work, reports The Bolton News. 

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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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SaluteMyJob launches Employment Events Page for Veterans, Reservists and Service Leavers

SaluteMyJob launches Employment Events Page for Veterans, Reservists and Service Leavers

Do you want to find out what job fairs are going on in your area for reservists, former and transitioning military personnel? Take a look at SaluteMyJob's new Employment Events page.

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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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Ex-military people offer solution to the construction skills shortage

Ex-military people offer solution to the construction skills shortage

THE director of defence at a leading UK construction and regeneration group believes veterans provide a "valuable and mutually beneficial solution" to the skills shortage facing the construction industry.

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