Why employ ex-service personnel?
Expertise: given the vast array of transferable skills they can offer employers, service leavers and veterans are highly valuable and sought after. They have a wide range of expertise including: senior executive leadership, all levels of operational management, technical and supervisory skills and a very wide range of vocational qualifications. In addtion, they thrive under pressure and are used to delivering against tight deadlines.
Commitment: Service leavers and veterans often possess special attributes which can sometimes be lacking in the employment market place – flexibility, loyalty, self discipline, reliability, a strong sense of duty and commitment to a career, the ability to use their own initiative and the ability to cope with change.
Other key attributes include:
- Organisation and commitment
- Problem solving and adaptability
- Leadership and management expertise
- Team working
- Communications skills
- Attention to detail
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