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Newsletter – 10 October 2019

October 10, 2019

Newsletter – 10 October 2019


Hi folks, We were really warmed by the response to a call for people to attend a 103-year-old Second World War veteran’s funeral this week. It's always great to see a hero get the send off he deserves, so a huge thank you to everyone who attended. Elsewhere, we have some really interesting comparisons for […]

Ex-Mil finds WIFI Network Engineer for a leading communications company

September 27, 2019

Ex-Mil finds WIFI Network Engineer for a leading communications company


Challenge Our client is a communication company who have many diverse projects such as mobile phones, phone specific apps, counter surveillance tools for US law enforcement, water purification technology, solar cooking technologies and power generation. They are working on a few major comms infrastructure projects overseas and needed to recruit a number of people to […]

Newsletter – 26 September 2019

September 26, 2019

Newsletter – 26 September 2019


Hi folks, It’s really hard to find any positive news at the minute, with leaders in the UK and US facing unprecedented legal challenges, rumblings in the Middle East and the never-ending Brexit saga and its political wrangling. It’s all getting a bit much now. We’ve trawled through the news to find some more encouraging […]

Welcoming new staff to your business

September 13, 2019

Welcoming new staff to your business


Preparing to welcome a new employee is an exciting time for everyone involved but it can involve a lot of work to prepare the ideal induction. Depending on the size and complexity of your organisation, there can be a lot to cover and some induction sessions end up running over several days. However, whether you’re […]

Newsletter – 12 September 2019

September 12, 2019

Newsletter – 12 September 2019


Hi folks, It may be hard for many of us to believe, but yesterday marked the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on New York and the Pentagon, an event that would change the world. It's a cliche to say that everybody remembers where they were but we think it's definitely the case here. As […]

Newsletter – 29 August 2019

August 29, 2019

Newsletter – 29 August 2019


Hi folks, Wednesday saw the 40th anniversary of two of the most notorious events of the Northern Ireland Troubles. On 27 August 1979, Lord Louis Mountbatten, the Queen's second cousin, and three others were killed after a bomb exploded on his fishing boat in County Sligo. A few hours later, two IRA bombs went off […]

Leaving the forces: How has it changed?

August 21, 2019

Leaving the forces: How has it changed?


I served in the Royal Corps of Signals for just under 10 years from March 1985 to August 1994. My decision to leave the military came about due to family reasons – I have a disabled child and she could not take the constant relocation. I applied to sign off and gave my 12 months’ […]

Newsletter – 15 August 2019

August 15, 2019

Newsletter – 15 August 2019


Hi folks, An event took place this week to mark the 50th anniversary of Operation Banner – the British military operations in Northern Ireland following the start of the Troubles in 1969. The conflict would grind on for 30 years and claim the lives of 1,441 personnel, 722 of whom were killed in paramilitary attacks.  At […]

Newsletter – 1 August 2019

August 1, 2019

Newsletter – 1 August 2019


Hi folks, Hard to believe that we’re already in August! We hope you’re having a great summer, enjoying the sunshine and taking care of yourself during the occasional heatwave… Another month, another completely new government under PM Boris Johnson. Strange to think that just a few years ago, ministers would be in the cabinet for […]

Case Study: Ex-Mil secures key role for a leading Sat Coms company

July 29, 2019

Case Study: Ex-Mil secures key role for a leading Sat Coms company


Challenge Ex-Mil Recruitment was approached by the company who had been trying to source a candidate to join their team through other recruitment companies but with no success. Although they were getting CVs and interviewing candidates on a ad hoc basis, it quickly became clear that other agencies simply didn’t fully understand what they were […]

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