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How Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd. supports candidates

June 11, 2021

How Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd. supports candidates


After spending years in the military and looking for your first civilian job, it can be very difficult to know where to start. The good news though is that many people in the military are trained in a vast array of useful skills to a high standard. For someone who’s only used these skills in […]

Newsletter – 3 June 2021

June 3, 2021

Newsletter – 3 June 2021


Hi folks,  Lockdown has been hard for a lot of people. Recent news from the armed forces has been tragic – a number of suicides in a very short space of time. We don’t always know the root cause of these sad losses, though many are attributed to PTSD, but we do know that we […]

Skills to include on your CV in 2021

May 25, 2021

Skills to include on your CV in 2021


The key skills that employers look for are dictated by the wider environment as well as their own specific business needs.  The COVID pandemic has shifted the goalposts  considerably in terms of what employers need. We’ve pulled together the current most in-demand abilities that are trending in 2021. Include them, as appropriate, under “education” or […]

Newsletter – 6 May 2021

May 6, 2021

Newsletter – 6 May 2021


Hi folks,  We are delighted to report that we are back in the office full time, which is great because we are also enormously busy. As you'll see below, vacancies have been really hotting up so – at the risk of sounding like a broken record – please do make sure all your details are up […]

Checking references: A guide for employers

April 30, 2021

Checking references: A guide for employers


Checking references is a critical part of the recruitment process as it provides some proof to what your candidate has told you during the application and interview process. Timing After the first interview is the optimum time to check references.  By this time you will have reduced the number of people you want to see […]

Newsletter – 22 April 2021

April 22, 2021

Newsletter – 22 April 2021


Hi folks,  Since we last wrote to you, the news headlines have been dominated by the sad death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. During his life, the Duke was a strong and ardent supporter of the UK’s Armed Forces, taking a deep personal interest in military campaigns and casualties. His death will be felt […]

Newsletter – 8 April 2021

April 8, 2021

Newsletter – 8 April 2021


Hi folks, Last week saw the formation of the UK’s Space Command on 1 April. Easy to write this off as an April Fool but it actually looks pretty interesting. This at a time when ground troop numbers are being cut to record lows is an interesting move – as always we will keep a close […]

Time to Spring Clean your Profile

March 31, 2021

Time to Spring Clean your Profile


With the sun shining and the temperatures rising, now is the traditional time to clean and organise for the coming year, including your job searching profile. The job market is picking up as budgets are approved for the new financial year and the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions should lead to even more possibilities for a […]

Newsletter – 25 March 2021

March 25, 2021

Newsletter – 25 March 2021


Hi folks, With the rise of threats worldwide, this was an interesting week for the UK government to announce a planned reduction of the British Army to 72,500 troops, some 10,000 fewer than we have currently. Defence Secretary Ben Wallace set out plans for new capabilities such as electronic warfare and drones. Much as we appreciate that […]

Newsletter – 11 March 2021

March 11, 2021

Newsletter – 11 March 2021


Hi folks, Monday saw International Women's Day and we were really impressed with some of the coverage showing our female colleagues in action through the ages. All very timely, with a recent BFBS survey showing that the majority of people are not aware of women's contribution to war efforts past and present. It's a real […]

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