Electus are the first Dorset Recruitment business to Sign The Armed Forces Covenant

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Electus are the first Dorset Recruitment business to Sign The Armed Forces Covenant

 3rd Oct 2016

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Electus were honoured to take part in the official signing of the Armed Forces Covenant on Tuesday 27th September at Bovington Tank Museum, Dorset. The Armed Forces Covenant is a government initiative allowing businesses to pledge support to armed forces personnel, families and veterans.

Andrew Little , Client Development Director  of Electus Recruitment Solutions and Electus Cyber & Security, signed the Covenant with  Colonel Gordon Judd, Commander , Armour & Bovington Garrison. The event was also attended by Lt Col John Godfrey, Commanding Officer The Royal Wessex Yeomanry.

Mr Little said:  “Electus is delighted to be the first recruitment business in Dorset to sign the Covenant and has committed to a range of Armed Forces-friendly initiatives. This is a huge accolade for us and one we are very proud of. We have been working within the UK defence sector since 2003 and have always actively supported Ex Military individuals in finding and securing new and exciting careers. Signing the Armed Forces Covenant formalises this commitment, and we look forward to working with the military to help individuals leaving the forces find a career that makes the most of their knowledge, skills and experience”

Electus has representatives from all 3 services working in the business and has benefited from their extensive transferable skills.  3 Ex Forces employees also attended the signing:

Alex Ronald – Senior Consultant (Ex Royal Corps of Signals)

Matthew Sellick – Talent Delivery Consultant (Ex Leading Air Traffic Controller / Weapon & Radar Engineer Navy)

Natasha Healy – Talent Delivery Consultant (Ex Leading Communication Information System Specialist, Navy)

If your business is interested in recruiting people leaving the forces or you would like more information on working with Defence Relationship Management, The Corporate Covenant and The Employer Recognition Scheme please feel free to get in contact

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