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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…

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 […]

Newsletter- 14 March 2019

March 14, 2019

Newsletter- 14 March 2019


Hi folks, Moving swiftly on from the political mess at Westminster (just… what?!), let’s focus instead on two of our favourite things; military heroes and idiotic behaviour. Our hero of the week is a former soldier who took down a robber in a shop and pointed the criminal’s own gun at his head. This goes to show […]

Newsletter – 28 February 2019

February 28, 2019

Newsletter – 28 February 2019


Hi folks, We're writing this to you on a beautiful warm sunny day… in February. It's far too nice a day to dwell on the neverending saga that is Brexit, so here are some of the other news making up the headlines at the minute.  Health experts have claimed that the army shouldn't recruit under […]

Newsletter – 14 February 2019

February 14, 2019

Newsletter – 14 February 2019


Hi folks, Well, here's your Valentine from Ex-Mil! As our gift to you, we’ve made some improvements to how you manage your account with us via our website. You’ll find a new link under 'Manage Your Account' called 'Account Overview' which allows you to view and edit your details. You'll also find lots of useful […]

Ex-Mil Recruitment Secures the Trainee Site Managers for a leading Construction Company based in London

February 13, 2019

Ex-Mil Recruitment Secures the Trainee Site Managers for a leading Construction Company based in London


Challenge We were approached by a £20m turnover construction company based in London. They were seeking to hire three trainee site managers who could join their company at the start of January on a training contract with the company. They were specifically looking for former service personnel in these roles as the board were keenly […]

Preparing for tricky interview questions

February 12, 2019

Preparing for tricky interview questions


Interviewers like to throw in a few tough questions to test your ability to perform under pressure and to try to work out what makes you tick.  For many interviewees, these questions can cause panic, especially when you’re not expecting to be put on the spot. However, it is possible to prepare for the most common tough questions in advance.

Case Study: The Multinational Force and Observers

January 17, 2019

Case Study: The Multinational Force and Observers


THE CHALLENGE The client, The Multinational Force and Observers is an independent international organisation responsible for implementing a high-profile and challenging Middle Eastern peace treaty with the base of operations in the Sinai Desert. THE SOLUTION Jean-Claude quickly grasped the organisation’s unique needs and was able to put forward the right candidates, even during an […]

Newsletter – 17 January 2019

January 17, 2019

Newsletter – 17 January 2019


Hi folks, We’ve all been talking about the Army’s latest recruitment drive. That would normally be a good thing for any advertiser but in this case, a lot of people feel this one really misses the mark. One of the models for the poster series, aimed at millennials has stated that he’ll quit the army […]

Nine things to do before you hire

January 16, 2019

Nine things to do before you hire


If you know you need a new member of staff but you’re not sure of the process, here are some simple steps you can take to ensure that you hit the ground running and attract the ideal candidate. Know exactly what the role looks like Before you do anything else, it’s worth while setting some […]

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