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Jean-Claude talks to 5 Live

January 29, 2014

Jean-Claude talks to 5 Live


Jean-Claude was interviewed on Radio 5 Live last week, discussing the final tranche of armed forces redundancies. Have a listen…

Newsletter – 7 November 2019

November 7, 2019

Newsletter – 7 November 2019


Hi folks, They say if it's not broken then don't fix it but they definitely don't say "if it's not broken, break it then fix it so it's exactly the same as it was"… Which begs the question why we got rid of Recruiting Sergeants only to recognise that they actually work and start using […]

Your first CV After leaving the forces

October 30, 2019

Your first CV After leaving the forces


If you’ve never needed a CV before because you’ve been serving in the military, it can seem like a daunting prospect. What on earth do people want to know about you? What can you do to make a recruiter want to interview you?  You’re not alone in wondering how you can translate your service experience […]

Newsletter – 24 October 2019

October 24, 2019

Newsletter – 24 October 2019


Hi folks, Following our little rant in our last newsletter, a recent survey by SSAFA shows that a third of recruiters are reluctant to hire ex-military personnel. We think this is incredibly disappointing and we promise to continue to fight for recognition of your unique skills and attributes – please do help us spread the […]

Newsletter – 10 October 2019

October 10, 2019

Newsletter – 10 October 2019


Hi folks, We were really warmed by the response to a call for people to attend a 103-year-old Second World War veteran’s funeral this week. It's always great to see a hero get the send off he deserves, so a huge thank you to everyone who attended. Elsewhere, we have some really interesting comparisons for […]

Ex-Mil finds WIFI Network Engineer for a leading communications company

September 27, 2019

Ex-Mil finds WIFI Network Engineer for a leading communications company


Challenge Our client is a communication company who have many diverse projects such as mobile phones, phone specific apps, counter surveillance tools for US law enforcement, water purification technology, solar cooking technologies and power generation. They are working on a few major comms infrastructure projects overseas and needed to recruit a number of people to […]

Newsletter – 26 September 2019

September 26, 2019

Newsletter – 26 September 2019


Hi folks, It’s really hard to find any positive news at the minute, with leaders in the UK and US facing unprecedented legal challenges, rumblings in the Middle East and the never-ending Brexit saga and its political wrangling. It’s all getting a bit much now. We’ve trawled through the news to find some more encouraging […]

Welcoming new staff to your business

September 13, 2019

Welcoming new staff to your business


Preparing to welcome a new employee is an exciting time for everyone involved but it can involve a lot of work to prepare the ideal induction. Depending on the size and complexity of your organisation, there can be a lot to cover and some induction sessions end up running over several days. However, whether you’re […]

Newsletter – 12 September 2019

September 12, 2019

Newsletter – 12 September 2019


Hi folks, It may be hard for many of us to believe, but yesterday marked the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on New York and the Pentagon, an event that would change the world. It's a cliche to say that everybody remembers where they were but we think it's definitely the case here. As […]

Newsletter – 29 August 2019

August 29, 2019

Newsletter – 29 August 2019


Hi folks, Wednesday saw the 40th anniversary of two of the most notorious events of the Northern Ireland Troubles. On 27 August 1979, Lord Louis Mountbatten, the Queen's second cousin, and three others were killed after a bomb exploded on his fishing boat in County Sligo. A few hours later, two IRA bombs went off […]

Leaving the forces: How has it changed?

August 21, 2019

Leaving the forces: How has it changed?


I served in the Royal Corps of Signals for just under 10 years from March 1985 to August 1994. My decision to leave the military came about due to family reasons – I have a disabled child and she could not take the constant relocation. I applied to sign off and gave my 12 months’ […]

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