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Advice for Ex-Military personnel on finding vacancies and getting the job.

Preparing for a successful transition from military to civilian life

November 22, 2018

Preparing for a successful transition from military to civilian life


From the training, excitement and the routine to the life-long friendships and camaraderie, army life can feel like a very difficult thing to move away from.

However, if you’ve decided that the time is approaching for you to make the break – whatever the reason – we’ve got a few tips to help you prepare.

Five Golden Rules for Finding Work after Leaving the Armed Forces

November 1, 2018

Five Golden Rules for Finding Work after Leaving the Armed Forces


By Jean-Claude Hedouin. We’ve all been there, even me when I left the Royal Signals. There are a million things you have to remember and it’s impossible to do them all, so if you make sure you do the big ones the small ones will take care of themselves. With so many things to do […]

Three Reasons Why Employers Should Consider Ex-Military Personnel

October 3, 2018

Three Reasons Why Employers Should Consider Ex-Military Personnel


Throughout their service, ex-military personnel foster organisational skills, leadership, resilience and many other unique transferable qualities which are a great asset to the working world. In today’s world, organisations must compete harder than ever to find the perfect qualified candidates. Over recent years, there has been a growing number of employers who have began to […]

Case study: Ex-Mil Recruitment Secures the deal for a leading fuel supplier

August 30, 2018

Case study: Ex-Mil Recruitment Secures the deal for a leading fuel supplier


THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX, TO HELP A WELL ESTABLISHED COMPANY TO SECURE A NEW INDIVIDUAL TO JOIN THEIR ORGANISATION, AFTER A 6-MONTH UNSUCCESSFUL SEARCH  Job title: Boiler Engineer Location: Southern Counties Sector:  Engineering Function: Engineer Duration of search: 1 month Consultant name:  Jean-Claude   Challenge The client had been looking to find an Oil Boiler […]

Writing the Perfect Ex-Military CV: Four Key Steps

August 30, 2018

Writing the Perfect Ex-Military CV: Four Key Steps


If you’re leaving the military and getting ready to begin the search for your next role, you may need some assistance to write your CV in a manor which highlights and celebrates  the skills acquired whilst serving within the armed forces, allowing you to connect more with prospective employers. The vast majority of personnel transitioning […]

Recruitment Agencies: What Are They and How Can They Assist Your Job Hunt?

July 25, 2018

Recruitment Agencies: What Are They and How Can They Assist Your Job Hunt?


Recruitment agencies are continually increasing in popularity, especially in today’s digital-forward world. More companies are beginning to adopt and rely on the expertise which recruitment consultancy services can provide when filling vacancies. Crucially, more candidates are starting to use recruitment agencies to find their perfect job opportunity too. From helping a candidate to write the […]

Armed Forces Charities: Education and Employment Support For Current and Ex-Military Personnel

June 27, 2018

Armed Forces Charities: Education and Employment Support For Current and Ex-Military Personnel


Often people associate the armed forces community with the term ‘sacrifice’. This can be used to describe the sacrifice which one could pay when servicing their nation, or their sacrificing of a normal family life outside the armed forces. However, some of the sacrifices which the brave service people make could perhaps go unseen. Serving […]

The British Armed Forces: demystifying the military ranks

May 23, 2018

The British Armed Forces: demystifying the military ranks


The British armed forces form a vital barrier and resilience to external threats, ensuring the safety of civilian lives across the breadth and width of the United Kingdom. The English Army was formed as a military force in the 17th century but it wasn’t until 1707, when the English and Scottish armies amalgamated into one […]

Life After Service

April 19, 2018

Life After Service


After proudly serving your nation within the armed forces, your tenure has now come to an end. Depending on the time of departure, your journey to civilian life might already be underway. This article forms the second instalment of our two-part series, building on from the themes raised in part one, Congratulations! You Joined The […]

Congratulations! You Joined The Army, Now What?

March 7, 2018

Congratulations! You Joined The Army, Now What?


So you’ve beaten the odds. Out of the thousands of applicants and potential candidates, you’ve landed yourself a career within the armed forces either on the frontline or in specialisms such as engineering, medical, logistics or personnel support to name but a few. Your journey has begun and almost as soon as you need to […]

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