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NEW SUPPORT PROJECT FOR FORMER SERVICE PERSONNEL IN SHEFFIELD

almost 4 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

Take2 has been designed to fulfil an urgent need to support vulnerable former service personnel struggling to adapt to life after finishing their service. Work experience, education, training, volunteering, life skills lessons and well-being support are available to all participants. The project will also be able to offer housing to those struggling to find a safe and secure residence. Particip...

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DON'T BE A NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK

over 4 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

How well would your CV or LinkedIn Profile stand up to a recruiter searching for a candidate using industry-specific keywords for a role? How many times have you uploaded your CV to a recruitment database without a single response? How many job applications have you sent off and not heard back because your CV didn’t even get in front of the recruiter/hiring manager? Hide and Seek is great fun t...

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PEOPLE WITH PASSION, PEOPLE WITH HEART....

over 4 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

Passion is a word that holds particular meaning for ActionCOACH UK co-founder Ian Christelow, being both the quality he seeks in individuals for the ActionCOACH business network and the word that caught his eye 13 years ago in the job advertisement that led to his subsequent career in business coaching. “People who are passionate about turning collective business knowledge into business success...

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WHAT IS A HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT

over 4 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

For some time now there has been a perception that Close Protection jobs fall into two main categories, Executive and Hostile, with many people holding the belief that if you are operating in Afghanistan or Iraq you are in a hostile environment, and anywhere else in the world you aren’t. This is obviously misleading and incorrect, and it is important that anyone who is already working or who as...

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REWARDS FOR FORCES RAISES £10,890 FOR COMBAT STRESS

over 4 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

Rewards for Forces is pleased to announce that at the half year mark they have raised £10,890 for Combat Stress- their Charity of the Year! Back in May, Combat Stress beat 4 other charities for the title that entitled them to receive a £5.00 donation from every card sale for the next 12 months. The Rewards for Forces website (www.rewardsforforces.co.uk) is a free to join site offering discounts...

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GETTING BACK TO CIVILIAN LIFE: ARMED FORCES RESETTLEMENT PROGRAMS & ELIGIBILITY

over 4 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

Any member of the military knows that resettlement into civilian life can be challenging. There are several different areas that must be addressed with resettlement, and several different resources as well. Areas of Adaptation The military is usually more than a way of life. It is life itself for many. The camaraderie of forces personnel is as ingrained as their own heartbeats, and to leave tha...

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JOIN FORCES WITH RIFT AND GET YOUR FREE TAX REFUND ASSESSMENT TODAY.

over 4 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

Join forces with RIFT and get your FREE tax refund assessment today Armed Forces and Service Leavers could be eligible for a tax refund as RIFT can claim back travel expenses for the last four years. While in service, if you drove your own vehicle to base and were posted to different temporary bases (including outside the UK), there’s a good chance the taxman owes you a £2,500 refund. Establish...

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3 REASONS NOT TO ASK YOUR FRIENDS FOR CV ADVICE

over 4 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

Your mates, you love them. You spend hours together, putting the world to rights over a pint or glass of wine. They understand you better than your family and know you better than you know yourself. So, whatever you do, DON’T ask them for advice about your CV or how to market yourself to a prospective employer! Let me explain. Your Friends Are Not Impartial. Let’s be fair, if you’re thinking of...

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MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS INTRODUCES FURTHER DISCOUNTS TO REWARDS FOR FORCES MEMBERS.

over 4 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

6 of the UK’s top theme parks are now offering exclusive discounts on Food & Beverages as well as discounts on Retail. The UK’s largest discount and benefit website for the Armed Forces Community has announced today that Merlin Entertainments are launching an exclusive offer just for Rewards for Forces Members. As of today, members can log onto www.rewardsforforces.co.uk and download vouchers e...

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TACKLING THE SKILLS SHORTAGE IN OFFSHORE WIND

over 4 years ago by Alejandro Rodriguez Garcia

In 2012 RenewableUK and Energy & Utility Skills issued a report on the rapid rate of growth within the renewables industry and the potential jobs created because of it. The message to the renewables sector was stark, ‘the supply of appropriate skills to the labour market needs to ramp up rapidly over the coming years to meet rising demand’. Two years on and the UK is now the world leader in Off...

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