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  • JAGUAR LAND ROVER BEST PLACE TO WORK IN BRITAIN

    Posted on Thursday, December 27, 2018 by Simon OsborneNo comments

    Jaguar Land Rover, a signatory of the armed forces covenant, has been named the best place to work in the UK by a new survey. Carried out for news agency Bloomberg by statistics portal Statista, the survey covered 15,000 UK employees, and included only companies that employed more than 500 workers. Respondents were asked 35 questions about their employer and their perceptions of employers in the ...

  • HOW TO DEAL WITH THE QUESTION: ‘WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST WEAKNESS?’

    Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2018 by Simon OsborneNo comments

    If you’re looking to make the transition from the military to civilian employment, you’ll have to get used to the job interview process. There are a number of potential pitfalls that you should be aware of, but one of the most awkward (and common) questions you are likely to be asked will concern your own weaknesses, and your need to identify them within yourself. There are a number of ways for ...

  • WHAT DO POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS FIND WHEN THEY GOOGLE YOU

    Posted on Friday, October 12, 2018 by Jess CarterNo comments

    According to online job search expert Susan P Joyce, 80 per cent of employers Google potential employees as part of their selection process. Every hire represents a substantial investment for an employer, so, if you are looking to make the transition into the civilian job market, you have to look at how you can influence what employers will find when they Google your name. Social media profiles ...

  • HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN HELP YOUR EX-MILITARY JOB HUNT

    Posted on Monday, October 8, 2018 by Jess CarterNo comments

    If you’re making the challenging transition from the military to the civilian jobs market, you’ll want to use every tool at your disposal. Social media has changed the way many of us socialise and communicate but it has also come to play a major role in the job hunting process. LinkedIn is an obvious first choice as it is a social network with a professional slant. The site itself claims to have ...

  • HOW YOUR FORCES EXPERIENCE HELPS WIN THE JOBS BATTLE

    Posted on Sunday, September 9, 2018 by Simon OsborneNo comments

    Employers like ex-forces personnel. It's a fact. You don't have to take my word for it. Olivia Garfield, chief executive of telecoms infrastructure provider Openreach, has been quoted in The Sun newspaper as saying: “These people have served their country well and so deserve the chance of full-time employment with generous pay and pension provision. They are highly skilled, motivated and ...