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  • How to organise a Military Insight Event

    Military Insight Events are ideal for employers wanting to engage Ex-Military Personnel. Sophia Koniarska, OA Business Development Manager, recently ran a webinar on how to make them successful. Why employ veterans? Companies that employ Ex-Military Personnel have access to the third largest UK workforce, after Sales Assistants and Care Workers. 16,000 people leave the British Armed ...

  • Applications Now Open for BP’s Military Placement Programme

    It’s an exciting month for one of the world’s leading integrated oil and gas companies. With the assistance of its Supply and Trading arm, BP has opened its third round of recruitment for the Military Placement Programme it first set up for Service-leavers in 2016. The Military Placement Programme offers only two positions but it’s an ...

  • 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, ...

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  • Carillion’s Best Practice Guide to Creating a Workplace Attachment Programme

    Responsible businesses across the country want to support the Services and fill the skills gap in their workforce but do not yet have a Workplace Attachment Programme in place to take advantage of the talent leaving the Armed Forces. This was found to be one of the most effective ways to support Service Leavers at ...