Military Careers Access Day Delivers High Calibre Candidates to Employers

The Officers’ Association were on hand last week to support Virgin Money as they ran their fourth Military Careers Access Day in the North East. The enthusiasm and level of support from employers was summarised by Caroline Haydon, Strategic Resourcing Consultant for Virgin Money, when she announced to the 100+ Service leavers attending that ‘This […]

25th June 2019

Could The KPMG Military Leavers Programme Be Right For You?

This Big Four accounting firm wants transitioning officers to apply. KPMG is committed to supporting the Armed Forces community and its Military Leavers Programme offers an opportunity for veterans to make an immediate impact in a business environment. In addition to its core function of auditing some of the largest companies in the country, KPMG […]

25th January 2019

How Effective is your Military Engagement Programme?

Increasingly more organisations are benefitting from recruiting veterans. Use the checklist below to see where your organisation fits on its military engagement journey. How many of the criteria below does your organisation meet? Starting The business understands the commercial and social case for hiring veterans. There is a dedicated individual to manage this work, in […]

11th June 2018

Stars Rally for Veteran Employment

Joanna Lumley, Ray Winstone and Richard Wilson are some of the celebrities starring in three short films promoting military veteran employment. The celebrities highlight the skills veterans can bring to employers, and some of the barriers that need to be overcome for them to secure new fulfilling careers when they leave the military. Other celebrity […]

27th October 2017

NHS Step Into Health Programme

This programme offers potential employees the opportunity to understand whether working for the NHS and the potential career path is right for them. In addition, as a result of the Step into Health Programme, an informal buddying system has evolved within the Trust where staff with a military background have come forward to offer mentoring, […]

8th March 2017