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Date Posted: Wednesday, 23 August 2017 @ 13:56
Graeme came on our LifeWorks course after he was medically discharged from the Royal Navy. Last year he took on a #BeBraveWithMe challenge to raise funds to support Britain's Bravest, climbing the O2 with Major Heather Stanning and a number of other veterans who had been supported by RBLI.Now, he's taking on his next challenge and sailing his steam boat down the Thames from Oxford to Erith over a weekend. The challenge aims to raise awareness of ...
Date Posted: Thursday, 6 August 2015 @ 10:55
FDM Ex-Forces Consultant, Nicholas Insall, shares his personal journey which has led to his current exciting placement as an FDM Business Analyst at UBS located in central London. Nicholas is one of many ex-Forces personnel who have transferable skills enabling them to succeed in the commercial world.“I initially joined FDM through the FDM Ex-Forces Programme, having spent over eight years in the Army and a further year running my own ...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 2 June 2015 @ 08:32
A former sergeant in the British Army is realising hisambition to become a highly qualified welding inspector thanks to industrytraining from TWI.Stephen Norrish, who served in the military for 22 years, hasjust passed his European Welding Federation/International Institute of Weldingand (EWF/IIW) International Welding Specialist Diploma, and already has his eyeon achieving the next level of qualification in 2015.Stephen joined the Royal Electric...
Date Posted: Friday, 9 January 2015 @ 08:43
I left the forces after 9 years’service determined to find a role within business working for a major corporatecompany.My motivation to make the transition started after having children butI was extremely keen to find a role with status and high salary to match.I spent endless hours filling outapplications and attending all the networking events I could, some of whichresulted in interviews with some of the top banks, such as Barclays, but w...