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Coronavirus has caught many people, organisations and Governments off guard this year. As a result, we are experiencing unprecedented control measures including nationwide lockdowns. Unsurprisingly, these have had huge negative impacts on many businesses and national economies. Within Scotland, GDP is expected to fall by......

Situation If you’re due to leave the Armed Forces soon, you may be second guessing your decision. Headlines about impending recessions, hiring freezes and GDP slumps are, unsurprisingly, providing a bleak picture about the Scottish recruitment market. We’d be lying if we said recruitment wasn’t......

Salary negotiation can be one of the trickiest parts of your transition to a civilian career. However, the best thing you can do to be well placed in the negotiation is research. Be aware of the market and competition for the role you’re aiming for.......

Unsurprising, there are many misconceptions about what employing an ex-military candidate might be like. Research from the VeteransWork consortium highlighted that only 30% of organisations have considered recruiting Armed Forces veterans. More disturbingly, Armed Forces charity SSAFA identified that nearly half of recruiters said they......

Last week, we interviewed a candidate who pretty much aced her client interview. So what did she do to leave such a good impression and ultimately get the job offer? Research The candidate had clearly prepared for the interview through extensive research on the client......

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,......

Before Christmas, our Director published a series of articles on LinkedIn which explored how ex-Armed Forces can transfer their skills to a variety of industries and sectors. They covered Cyber security, ICT, logistics, communications, construction and engineering. These sectors were focused on due to the......

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