Ivor Cook learned plenty about security while serving in the Army. He then expanded on his skills to forge a successful new career with tech giant IBM where he is now a senior security consultant after leaving the military as a Warrant Officer in April last year.
SaluteMyJob’s mission to help highly-motivated and skilled service leavers into work has been given a vital boost by backing from the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity’s Greenwich Hospital Grant fund.
SMALL businesses are being encouraged to reap the rewards of employing highly-skilled and motivated service leavers in a new report from the Federation of Small Businesses.
A Force for Business: Service Leavers and Small Business describes how businesses employing veterans have reported benefits including resolved skills shortages, improved team performance and fresh perspectives and creative ideas.
Here's our monthly round-up of latest news, which includes two articles discussing why ex-military men and women make great leaders and could be the key to the success of helping close some crucial skills gaps. Enjoy!
Simon Hardern , retired Rear Admiral gives us a small insight into his military career and the key transferable skills he gained that he still uses today; he also shares why he believes ex-military personnel make great leaders and could be the key to the success of helping close some of the crucial skills gaps.
Barely a week goes by without skills shortages in the UK economy hitting the headlines, which are predicted only to grow as a result of Brexit and other significant economic events.
Another common theme in the news recently is the importance of building leadership development to support the growth of businesses. But what could solve both these problems? The ex-military talent pool.
Here's our monthly round-up of latest news, which includes case studies showcasing the transferable skills of a former military policeman - and why he was the best candidate to join Santandar and a look at an event we hosted in Edinburgh to consider the formation of a Scottish Enterprise Approach to Transition. Enjoy!
Emily Selkirk is Head of Corporate and Investment Banking Transaction Monitoring at Santander. Read our case study to find out why the transferable skills of a former Military Policeman, Tawanda Tahwa, made him the perfect candidate for a role within her team.
Are you ex-military and looking at Financial Crime as your next career move? Be inspired by our case study with former Military Policeman, Tawanda Tahwa who successfully completed SaluteMyJob, IBM and the Corsham Institutes i2 training course - and is now making his mark with one of the world’s leading banks as a Transaction Monitoring Analyst.
Here's our monthly round-up of latest news, which includes our involvement at this year's Partnering with Defence Conference, some up-and-coming events not to be missed - and how we can help you further support ex-military personnel. Enjoy!