Tags: Armed forces

Jaguar Land Rover announce work placement scheme as part of Invictus Games pledge

Jaguar Land Rover has announced a new work placement scheme to help wounded, injured and sick former Servicemen and women find a fulfilling and long-term second career. The scheme, which has been developed in conjunction with Mission Motorsport – The Armed Forces’ Motorsport Charity – and the MoD’s Recovery Career Services, offers work placements to…

Army launches campaign to recruit HR personnel

A lack of awareness about Army life and the roles on offer could be stopping human resources, business administration and secretarial professionals from considering a career with the British Army. Research reveals that Britons primarily think the Army only involves combat roles and more than half of people have no idea about the full-time and…

Ex Forces in HR  – bringing HR Leaders together

The second meeting of Oakleaf Partnership’s Ex-Forces in Human Resources (XFHR) took place on Thursday 3rd April at The Houses of Parliament. Over 80 former service men and women who now work in either HR or in-house resourcing roles were in attendance. Hosted by Adam Holloway MP, guest speakers included Lt Gen Andrew Gregory CB (Chief…

PTSD can affect anyone after a trauma, not just military personnel

Would you know if one of your employees or colleagues was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? Would you recognise the symptoms? More importantly, would you know what steps to take that could help? Although most commonly associated with the armed forces, one in three people develops PTSD following a traumatic experience, and symptoms can…

Armed forces leaders the best in Britain at managing change

Armed Forces leaders the best bosses of any UK profession at managing change 49% of Armed Forces personnel understand why change is positive for their career – the highest of any UK profession Civil service leaders the poorest in Britain at managing change Just 23% of civil servants understand why changes to civil service are…