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Newsletter – 30 July 2020

July 30, 2020

Newsletter – 30 July 2020


Hi folks, Following on from our last newsletter, where we asked “are things finally looking up for our military colleagues?” is the recent announcement of a 2% pay rise for armed forces personnel.   Is a 2% increase enough, being just above the rate of inflation? Is it enough when the government continue to rely […]

Virtual hiring and induction

July 21, 2020

Virtual hiring and induction


It hasn’t always been easy to find the silver lining lately but if there is one it’s that the market for exceptional employees is better than it’s ever been. Many highly skilled and motivated individuals have been furloughed, face redundancy or were already looking for their next role.  If you were advertising, or were about […]

Newsletter – 16 July 2020

July 16, 2020

Newsletter – 16 July 2020


Hi folks, Some lovely news this week in that Captain Tom Moore will be making the journey tomorrow to be knighted by HM The Queen for his exceptional fundraising in support of the NHS. Now 100 years old, Captain Tom raised nearly £33 million by walking laps of his garden with his walking frame – […]

Newsletter – 2 July 2020

July 2, 2020

Newsletter – 2 July 2020


Hi folks, Some potentially good news for veterans lately, including the news that veterans in Southampton can get help in buying their first property thanks to a new scheme – let’s see more of this please, property folks! Councils have also been told to give veterans priority when it comes to local authority housing which could […]

Ex-Mil Recruitment secures Crypto Accountant for leading Defense Prime

June 29, 2020

Ex-Mil Recruitment secures Crypto Accountant for leading Defense Prime


Challenge We were asked to assist a Defense Prime who were seeking to recruit a Crypto Accountant for their engineering team. They had been seeking for some time but the quality of candidates they had been sent did not have the right level of capability and knowledge to replace the previous post-holder, who was moving […]

From rejection to ideal candidate – what to do if you don’t get a role

June 24, 2020

From rejection to ideal candidate – what to do if you don’t get a role


As the job market slowly returns, competition for work will likely be even more intense than before the COVID-19 crisis.  The impact will continue for some time, with large numbers of people seeking new employment. Unfortunately, for many, this will mean having to deal with being rejected for a role they really wanted. It’s never […]

Newsletter – 18 June 2020

June 18, 2020

Newsletter – 18 June 2020


Hi folks, As the lockdown eases slowly and signs of life start to appear in the economy, we are remaining positive that the job market will soon perk up. We seem to be inching towards some sort of normality at last.  For some people, this will bring a bit of a shock, as businesses reopen […]

Newsletter – 4 June 2020

June 4, 2020

Newsletter – 4 June 2020


Hi folks, As restrictions start to ease and we head slowly towards some sort of normality, we’re hoping to see the job market start to pick up too. In the meantime, we remain here for you if you need any advice on writing a CV or working towards the next step in your career. Feel […]

Thinking of Hiring Ex-Military? Here’s our simple guide

May 29, 2020

Thinking of Hiring Ex-Military? Here’s our simple guide


We are in incredibly unusual times for businesses around the world. You may be thinking about hiring new staff but you know you need them to be resilient, exceptional under pressure, collaborative, creative and highly skilled. It’ll come as no surprise what we recommend – look to the military. Through service, ex-military personnel have already […]

Newsletter – 21 May 2020

May 21, 2020

Newsletter – 21 May 2020


Hi folks, As restrictions on movement here in the UK start to ease, we are keeping a keen eye on how the past few months will have impacted the job market and we’ll update you as soon as we can. We are, at least, hopefully over the very worst.   As is to be expected […]

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