Got the itch, first thing to do is download the Imployable app. At this stage you can just browse the types of industries and jobs that are open to you when you leave, find some you like and add them to favourites.
Once you have identified some industries and jobs you like it's time to invest some time in to building your profile on the app, be as specific as you can and take plenty of time. At this point you can also do the i3 personality profiling.
SEE HOW YOU FIT
Now your profile is complete you can start looking at how you fit, the app will now show you how qualified and experienced you are for the jobs you want and where you can get the quals and experience you need.
SEE RESETTLEMENT STAFF
The good news is you know what you want to do and what you need to get there, the bad news is there may be work to be done. It's time to start speaking to the resettlement team about your ELC entitlements.
It's good to book courses to enhance your skills, Use imployable to find ELC courses to enhance your profile. Already qualified? It's a good time to start thinking about career progression in civvy street.
LOOK AT EXPERIENCE
Now you have identified and hopefully booked your courses it's time to start looking at experience. Use the app to find relevant paid & unpaid opportunities that will get you commercial experience to enhance your CV.
Once you have completed your qualifications and some experience opportunities you need to update it on your profile. Once you have updated your profile take another look at your shortlisted jobs and see how you match.
Not a holiday (well not all of it), use it to get your foot in the door with relevant businesses, get some face time, some free experience and show your worth. Experience opportunities may turn into a job.
APPLY FOR JOBS
Try not to apply for jobs too early before your leave date, if you get the job and you don't get early release you may miss out. When ready, use the app to search and apply for live jobs within the app... Good luck!
Veteran Employment & Ex-Forces Jobs
If you are thinking about leaving the service or already have your ‘chit’ in it’s time to start thinking about your next career. It is important that you understand the transition and how you can best prepare yourself for life outside.
The time you have from putting in your notice to the day you leave is the most important, you may or may not know what you want to do in civvy street but you need to have a plan to gain the qualifications and get relevant industry experience and of course, look for a job.
Imployable is designed to aid veterans in military transition and provide support to ex-forces in gaining access to opportunities for employment, and the great news is the Imployable app is FREE!!
Imployable has been specifically designed to be used by all walks of life, not just military leavers looking for ex-forces jobs. This means if you have already left the forces, Imployable will be an ‘app for life’ for career progression for ex-forces and career seekers alike.
Whether you are looking to break in to a new industry, climb the ladder or you are unemployed and looking for a job then use Imployable as a digital tool to help you identify, map and track your way there. Be sure to keep your profile updated, re-take the i3 profiling and keep looking for jobs and career progression opportunities and map how you fit compared to the next rung of the ladder.