Why appointing a veterans' champion makes great business sense

Why appointing a veterans' champion makes great business sense

Appointing a veterans' champion within your business can pay dividends when it comes to recruiting military veterans.

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Career fairs bring employers and ex-forces jobseekers together

Career fairs bring employers and ex-forces jobseekers together

A series of nationwide job fairs have been organised to bring ex-military jobseekers together with forces-friendly employers.

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How to fill your skills gap with service leavers

How to fill your skills gap with service leavers

Businesses are being invited to find out how recruiting service leavers could plug their skills gaps as a special City of London IOD event.

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Warrior tours boost employability for injured veterans

Warrior tours boost employability for injured veterans

A NEW initiative to boost employability for wounded, injured and sick veterans has been launched by SaluteMyJob and the Royal British Legion.

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Helping recruiters identify military talent

Helping recruiters identify military talent

COMPANIES looking to capitalise on the pool of ex-military talent available to them can make the most of the opportunity by ensuring both sides are speaking the same business language.

While service leavers are encouraged to translate the skills they have learned in the military into those companies can understand, businesses can get a head start by training their recruiters to interpret military experience, or even hiring experienced recruiters from military backgrounds.

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Tackling skills shortages in the construction industry

Tackling skills shortages in the construction industry

Building companies are being urged to consider alternative recruitment routes, such as military service leavers, after warnings of a skills shortage hitting the sector.

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SaluteMyJob October Newsletter

SaluteMyJob October Newsletter

In this month's newsletter we are focusing on how ex-service personnel can fill your health and safety skills gaps including what makes veterans so suitable to these types of roles and the relevant hard & soft skills needed. 

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From the military to a health and safety role

From the military to a health and safety role

A SOLID background in health and safety and an intrinsic knowledge of safety procedures made for a successful transition from Regimental Sergeant Major to senior health and safety advisor for David Marr.  

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SaluteMyJob Special Edition September Newsletter

SaluteMyJob Special Edition September Newsletter

In this month's special edition newsletter we are looking at the success of our partnership with IBM and the Corsham Institute, where we offer free cybersecurity training to former and transitioning military personnel. We have now helped qualify 100 veterans and to celebrate this milestone, in this special edition newsletter, you can find out more about the unique programme, ex-military success stories and meet our 100th qualified veteran.  

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SaluteMyJob Newsletter: July 2017

SaluteMyJob Newsletter: July 2017

For this month’s newsletter, we will be delving deeper into the Inspire section of the Capitalising on military talent: Everything you need to know about employing veterans toolkit, looking at how to inspire and prepare veterans for civilian employment by offering skills and conversion training.

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SaluteMyJob Newsletter: May 2017

SaluteMyJob Newsletter: May 2017

For this month’s newsletter, we are exploring the Capitalising on military talent: Everything you need to know about employing veterans toolkit further, looking at how to inspire and prepare veterans for civilian employment through work placements. 

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SaluteMyJob Newsletter: April 2017

SaluteMyJob Newsletter: April 2017

For this month’s newsletter, we will be delving deeper into the Inspire section of the Capitalising on military talent: Everything you need to know about employing veterans toolkit, looking at how to inspire and prepare veterans for civilian employment through Insight Days.

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SaluteMyJob Newsletter: March 2017

SaluteMyJob Newsletter: March 2017

This month’s newsletter is a start of an exciting new focus for SaluteMyJob. With a first-of-its kind toolkit, produced by Business and the Community (BITC), in collaboration with SaluteMyJob, just launched, we believe this is an opportune time for us to start sharing best practice tips and advice to employers looking to hire ex-military personnel.

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