Useful tips when using social media in your job hunt

Whether you are in transition or a former officer wishing to change your career, it always helps to research everything there is to know about resumes, cover letters and interviews before starting your job hunt. The newest and most effective tool when searching for jobs is social media. Studies have shown that a large number […]

18th May 2016

What does your online presence say about you?

When recruiters conduct online searches on individuals, they look to verify your qualifications and ensure that you would be an asset to their organisation. So its important to think about what your social media presence says about you. Here are some things employers should not see on your profile: Provocative or inappropriate photographs or information […]

It’s vital to take a strategic approach to digital media

The UK is fast becoming a digital nation. A recent survey on digital habits by Fujitsu revealed that 67% of the population are ‘highly comfortable’ using digital services such as online shopping and banking. In business, becoming more digitally literate provides a significant operational commercial advantage. Martin Thomas of the IOD says: “What we are […]

The UK needs Digitally Literate Directors

The vast majority of the people running UK businesses are digitally illiterate, says Martin Thomas, it’s a deficiency that threatens not only their career prospects but also the future of their companies and the long-term economic prospects of the UK. Digital literacy has become a core requirement for every senior director, even those without the […]

Digital Literacy – Top Tips to Put You Ahead of the Competition

Martin Thomas of the Institute of Directors gives an insight into the importance of Digital Literacy for new and aspiring business leaders, with a particular focus on the needs of former military officers. Watch the webinar:

15th September 2015