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

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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.

The Ex-Military in Management Virtual Careers Fair will take place on Tuesday, 6th June and Wednesday, 7th June 2017. SaluteMyJob and the OA are encouraging the participation of transitioning and former officers, senior and junior NCOs seeking employment in managerial level roles.

The interactive virtual careers fair is aimed at former or transitioning Service men and women looking for management roles in the commercial and Third sectors, with a focus on Project Management, Facilities Management, Operations, Consulting and Risk Management.

The virtual careers fair is a great opportunity for ex-military jobseekers to meet a number of Armed Forces friendly employers, participate in webinars and network with other veterans. It also gives employers the opportunity to better connect with former Service men and women.

Candidates will have access to a large number of career and employment opportunities on one single platform; including jobs, best practice resources, the opportunity to apply for management roles and join online chat sessions with employers and other experts - all for free.

SaluteMyJob hosted the Scottish Veterans Employment and Training Service (SVETS) Virtual Job Fair last year and is looking forward to working with the Officers’ Association to help introduce candidates with strong skill sets to employers who are looking for talented individuals to fill positions in their company.

Managing Director of SaluteMyJob, Andrew Jackson, said: “We are excited to be partnering with the OA to deliver a new careers advice and job finding service to both employers and ex-military jobseekers. The aim is not to replace live, face-to-face job fairs but to allow employers and former Service men and women to connect without constraints of geography and using the power of social technology. It offers efficiencies for employers, who can participate from their desks and reach for jobseekers, who can join from wherever in the world they are serving or living."