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Newsletter – 28 January 2021

January 28, 2021

Newsletter – 28 January 2021


Hi folks, Some potentially good news for veterans this week as the Armed Forces Covenant comes before Parliament for ratification. The Covenant aims to introduce a legal duty for relevant UK public bodies to ensure the Armed Forces community is treated fairly. We’re hoping this will herald the end of the horrific scenes of veterans on our […]

What are Soft Skills and how can you include them on your CV?

January 27, 2021

What are Soft Skills and how can you include them on your CV?


Soft skills are personal qualities or attributes and often take a back seat to more obvious ‘hard’ technical skills and qualifications but employers will be looking out for them at all stages of the recruitment process. The best way to demonstrate your personal qualities to the employer is during the job interview but to get […]

Newsletter – 14 January 2021

January 14, 2021

Newsletter – 14 January 2021


Hi folks, Welcome to your first newsletter of 2021. We're back in lockdown across the UK but at least the end is in sight – as we write, the vaccination programme continues at pace and hopefully by the summer this will all be a memory.  The year is only two weeks old and it's already […]

Newsletter – 3 December 2020

December 3, 2020

Newsletter – 3 December 2020


Hi folks, As the government prepares to roll out the first COVID vaccine, just approved yesterday, it’s the Army who will be managing the logistics – as if we needed proof that you guys are the best in that business!   This reliance on the military is interesting, given Boris Johnson’s recent announcement of more […]

Is your business recruiting in 2021?

November 26, 2020

Is your business recruiting in 2021?


Research indicates that many companies are planning to increase their recruitment in 2021 and if this includes you, then the timing is excellent. With employers across multiple industries reducing their headcount due to the Covid crisis, there are now even more excellent and experienced workers to choose from. It may not surprise you that candidates […]

What to expect from the jobs market in 2021

November 20, 2020

What to expect from the jobs market in 2021


It’s fair to say that 2020 has not been a great year for jobseekers – or anyone, really – but things could soon improve, according to a recent survey. This year may have seen a large number of employees either furloughed or made redundant but looking ahead, many companies are planning to expand in specific […]

Newsletter – 19 November 2020

November 19, 2020

Newsletter – 19 November 2020


Hi folks, With an end finally in sight thanks to several vaccines, we all just need to get through this current lockdown! Please don't forget that the Ex-Mil offices remain open and manned so we are here to answer any queries you have – please do feel free to call or email.  Last week, we were […]

Newsletter – 5 November 2020

November 5, 2020

Newsletter – 5 November 2020


Hi folks, Today sees the start of the second national lockdown and we hope you are all keeping safe and well and not too inconvenienced by this. We'd like to assure you that the Ex-Mil offices remain open and manned so we are here to answer any queries you have – please do feel free […]

How to Hold a Successful Video Interview: a guide for employers

October 26, 2020

How to Hold a Successful Video Interview: a guide for employers


Now we are all getting used to working in this challenging situation, many firms are still hiring, and many people are looking for work.  Video interviews are a safe and reliable way to bring the two together, so here are some tips to help you run a smooth and successful video interview: Preparation You need […]

Newsletter – 22 October 2020

October 22, 2020

Newsletter – 22 October 2020


Hi folks, With charities all over the country already struggling due to the cancellation of fundraising events and people tightening their belts, there was terrible news this week as Remembrance Parades have been cancelled and the British Legion and other charities are struggling for much-needed funds. Please do support them where you possibly can.   […]

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