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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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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How employing ex-military personnel can benefit SME's

How employing ex-military personnel can benefit SME's

Waves is a Learning and Organisational Development Company, providing consultancy to the military and commercial sectors, in the UK and Middle East, founded by Lou Whiting, a former Army Officer. SaluteMyJob chats to the director and owner about setting up your own business post-transition, the benefits of employing from the military community, the transferable soft and hard skills of ex-military personnel and she offers some top tips for SME’s looking to employ veterans.

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Former Army Sergeant enjoying life in Civvy Street

Former Army Sergeant enjoying life in Civvy Street

Stephen McCue is a former Sergeant in the Royal Armoured Corps. In 2009 he sustained serious injuries while in Afghanistan after his armoured vehicle was hit by an IED. He was medically discharged in 2013 and although he initially struggled during his resettlement period - he really enjoyed moving into civvy street and now has a successful career.

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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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Veterans’ Gateway: A one-stop service to support veterans to launch in May

Veterans’ Gateway: A one-stop service to support veterans to launch in May

In November 2016, the Ministry of Defence announced £2 million of funding for a service to support British Armed Forces veterans in need. The new service, called Veterans’ Gateway, will launch in the week beginning 22 May 2017, according to a statement released by the Royal British Legion.

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