INTRODUCTION LinkedIn was designed as a means to help people network to find jobs. With millions of users worldwide, it has now become many recruiter’s main focus for finding candidates. But how can you get yourself into a position to be found and recruited into your...

If you’ve been involved in any recruitment activity over the past 18 months, you won’t have failed to see what an unprecedented and challenging market recruitment is just now for employers. Since lockdowns ended, we’ve seen a steady rise in employer vacancies, combined with a...

COVID and lockdown has highlighted just how vital information and communication technology can be to us all. This is both professionally in the workplace and personally for our social lives. But how can the unique experience and extensive training of the Armed Forces translate into...

Looking at the ex Armed Forces community might not be where you first consider looking for your next HSE hire. However, there is a huge amount of transferable skill and experience for many ex-Forces into HSE. Mindset Believe it or not, the Armed Forces are a very...

If you’ve been challenged with recruiting recently, have you asked your internal sales and marketing team for help? You might think I’ve gone mad, but actually there is a lot of crossover between selling your products or services to your customers as there are in...

During the financial year of 2021/22, Joint Force Alba made a commitment to increase it’s financial support to the Veteran community. In addition to it’s already extensive advocacy of Veterans to employers, the team at JFA wanted to contribute further.   SPONSORSHIP Their main platform for doing this...

Over the past year, we're sure you have seen how the Armed Forces have supported the UK's COVID response. You may have interacted with military personnel at a COVID testing centre or been vaccinated by a military medic. Alongside these visible activities, the Armed Forces...

We’re not telling you anything you don’t already know by saying that it’s a tough recruitment market out there for employers. From the ONS April Labour Market Overview report, vacancies remain high at 1.3 million. And that’s just advertised vacancies. That figure doesn’t include those...

When looking for a new job, either as a service leaver, Veteran or Reservist, you want your job application to get you an interview. But how do you standout against the other 10s or 100s of applicants? Your military experience is a great selling point,...

Video interviews aren't completely novel since the pandemic. We're sure a number of you had done telephone interviews and perhaps the odd skype one before the pandemic, particularly if you were looking for a role overseas. However, given the stay at home order we’ve all...