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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…

A Guide to Working with Recruitment Companies

February 20, 2020

A Guide to Working with Recruitment Companies


We get asked a lot of questions from both job seekers and hiring companies about what recruitment companies and recruitment consultants do and what the best way is to work with them so we hope this goes some way to answering those questions. If you want to know anything else, please drop us a line […]

Ex-Mil recruits for a leading provider in complete wireless solutions

February 10, 2020

Ex-Mil recruits for a leading provider in complete wireless solutions


Challenge The client is a leading provider in complete wireless solutions project delivery to ongoing operational support, ensuring that organisations can transmit mission-critical voice and data smartly and securely, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Their networks are among the world’s biggest, keeping devices connected across borders and on the move, in some […]

Newsletter – 30 January 2020

January 30, 2020

Newsletter – 30 January 2020


Hi folks, This week saw hugely emotional scenes as Auschwitz survivors returned to mark 75 years since the camp was liberated by Allied forces. No political comment to be made here, but it really is vital that we never forget both the suffering of the victims and the sacrifice and bravery of the liberators.   […]

My first non-military job: Where do I even start?

January 20, 2020

My first non-military job: Where do I even start?


When we talk to current servicemen and women, one of the first things they want to know is how to take the first steps towards that first civvy street role. There are a number of different routes you can take towards securing your first job outside the military. One of the most effective is using […]

Newsletter – 16 January 2020

January 16, 2020

Newsletter – 16 January 2020


Hi folks, Welcome to your first Ex-Mil newsletter of this decade. It seems like ages since we last wrote to you and so much has happened in that time – rumblings of conflict in Iran, Trump facing impeachment, Australia burning, Brexit confirmed for the end of this month. We'd take up all your time if […]

Newsletter – 5 December 2019

December 5, 2019

Newsletter – 5 December 2019


Hi folks, Having spent the last few days talking to fascinating people at the International Security Expo in London, we’ve been mercifully spared the endless election coverage. For those of you still on the fence about who to give your vote to, this article on where each party stands on the issue of defence might […]

Newsletter – 21 November

November 21, 2019

Newsletter – 21 November


Hi folks, With all the headlines taken up with the General Election, will any of the main parties unify the country and get us out of the Brexit stalemate? Will any of them deliver on promises to take better care of veterans? Should we hold our breath on either?  Some other headlines that caught our […]

How to onboard your new Ex-Mil recruit

November 18, 2019

How to onboard your new Ex-Mil recruit


Clients we talk to sometimes tell us that they aren’t sure how to bring ex-military personnel into their organisations due to concerns with there being a culture clash, communication issues due to jargon or concern about how they may integrate with existing non-military staff. The perception is that serving in the army, navy or airforce […]

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 […]

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