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THE IMPORTANCE OF SOFT SKILLS DEVELOPED DURING YOUR FORCES CAREER

almost 4 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

Forces Leavers coming out of the Services will bring a range of technical and vocational ‘hard’ skills for which civilian employers are looking. These could include skills gained in a number of different roles, such as those within engineering, IT, logistics, training, administration or communication. As well as these vital technical skills, employers also value so-called ‘soft skills’, such as...

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RAF VETERANS HONOURED AT ROYAL WELSH SHOW FLYPAST

almost 4 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

Two WWII RAF veterans were cheered at the Royal Welsh Show last week as a pair of Spitfires performed a flypast. The first was 99-year old former Warrant Officer Harry Polloway who served in the RAF as an electrical engineer working at the Battle of Britain station North Weald, as well as overseas in Sicily and Egypt. Also honoured was 94-year old Eileen Younghusband, who served in the Women’s ...

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THE BENEFITS OF RECRUITING EX-FORCES PERSONNEL

almost 4 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

The extremely high levels of skill and courage demonstrated by our forces personnel in Afghanistan, and the cost of service for some, so movingly illustrated at Royal Wootton Bassett, reinforced the moral obligation felt by the public towards those that protect the UK and the way of life of its people. As a result, the public has become more aware and concerned about the manner in which individ...

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INVICTUS GAMES TAKES A TRIP TO DISNEY WORLD

almost 4 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

The second Invictus Games for injured ex-Forces personnel and veterans are to be held at Disney World, Florida in 2016. Invictus Games president and patron Prince Harry, who is currently working as a conservation volunteer in Africa, unveiled details of the venue via a video announcement recorded before he left the UK. "I am absolutely delighted to announce that the United States has taken up t...

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