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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......

Introduction The UK Armed Forces invests tens of thousands of pounds to develop individual leaders over the course of someone’s career. Most of the training takes place immediately before or close after someone has taken up the relevant appointment. So military leaders then get to......

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,......

Whether you’re on resettlement or have been in civ div for a while, your CV is a living document that will need refreshing and updating regularly. If you’re writing a CV for the first time, or updating yours to look for a new opportunity, the......

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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Ex-Military Recruitment Specialists based in Scotland