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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 – 23 May 2019

May 23, 2019

Newsletter – 23 May 2019


Hi folks, We don’t ask for much but this week we have two favours to ask you. Firstly, some poor veteran out there, or their family, is missing some hard-earned medals. We all know how much awards mean to our forces and their loved ones. If you’re in the Derby area, can you identify this […]

“Why not me?”: Giving Interview Feedback to Candidates

May 20, 2019

“Why not me?”: Giving Interview Feedback to Candidates


When you interview, only one person gets the job and everyone else is left asking “why not me?” Employers don’t have to give feedback, but any candidate who requests it deserves an answer.  They have generally shown that they are keen to find work, want to improve their job-search skills, and often really want to […]

Newsletter – 9 May 2019

May 9, 2019

Newsletter – 9 May 2019


Hi folks, Well, firstly, of course, we must add our voices to the chorus of congratulations to Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex on the birth of their first son. Fabulous news!  Secondly, our sincerest commiserations to the family of brave Guardsman Mathew Talbot who was killed by an elephant while on counter poaching […]

Case Study: How we secured a new key recruit for a leading MoD supplier

April 26, 2019

Case Study: How we secured a new key recruit for a leading MoD supplier


Challenge The client is a leading supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence. They approached Ex-Mil Recruitment as they were seeking to recruit a Program Manager with the ability to act as an interface between their management team, other staff members and outside contractors as well as the MoD during a period of sustained growth […]

Newsletter – 25 April 2019

April 25, 2019

Newsletter – 25 April 2019


Hi folks, It's been a great week for forces past and present as we celebrate a number of important events.  This week has seen the 93rd birthday of HM The Queen, the head of our armed forces and a great advocate for  and supporter of servicemen and women. Happy birthday, Ma'am!  Today is ANZAC Day, […]

Got an interview? Here’s the research that will give you the edge

April 16, 2019

Got an interview? Here’s the research that will give you the edge


Doing the right research on your potential employer and their industry is one of the best ways to be the first choice candidate during the interview process. It needn’t take a huge amount of your time but research is the best way to learn about what the work of the company, their values and how […]

Newsletter – 11 April 2019

April 11, 2019

Newsletter – 11 April 2019


Hi folks, Another "fascinating" few weeks in politics again. As ever, we'll rise above it all and look at some of the lesser known and more heartwarming news.  Last week saw the Soldiering On Awards, which celebrate the achievements of the military community, by honouring serving and retired personnel, veterans, their families and organisations that support […]

Newsletter – 28 March 2019

March 28, 2019

Newsletter – 28 March 2019


Hi folks, One for sports fans this week in the absence of any positive or even amusing news… can we go back to the days when all politicians did that was of any interest was the occasional sex scandal? Today will see the boxing Inter Services Championships between the army and navy. The army held […]

Ex-Mil recruits for challenging close protection leadership role

March 21, 2019

Ex-Mil recruits for challenging close protection leadership role


Challenge The client operates a gold mining and bullion transfer business from several locations in Kenya. Their operation is expanding and they are facing new challenges both commercially and from an increased threat from armed raiders who attempt on a regular basis to infiltrate the perimeter and steal goods. They had previously employed ex-British Special […]

The seven top transferable skills of Ex-mil candidates

March 15, 2019

The seven top transferable skills of Ex-mil candidates


Military careers give individuals an abundance of transferable skills and make great candidates for a number of highly skilled and often hard-to-recruit posts. Ex-military personnel are exceptional problem solvers, team workers and fast thinkers. Ex-military staff have an exceptional range of transferrable skills; for example, someone who has worked on transporting troops, munitions and supplies […]

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