The love of learning

Whether it’s education, upskilling, personal development or simply learning something new, training at any level is great for your employment prospects, career progression, wellbeing or just filling your time. ...

It’s never too late to learn

Training is part of your soldier’s career from their very first day of service until their last. So is it time for you to take a leaf out of that book? Whatever your age, learning new skills can serve as a maj...

Curbing coronavirus career concerns

Maintaining spousal employment is important to AFF, no matter where you’re posted. In Germany, AFF’s co-ordinator Lindsay McCran is delighted to report on some positive support employees have received during th...

First-hand experience

Forces Families Jobs is the place to search for your next role. Why? Because all the employers and training providers who advertise have made pledges to support service families. Our latest FFJ business to be f...

Dedicated to their duties

2020 is the ‘Year of the Nurse’ and never has it been more apparent how crucial healthcare professionals are to all of us. If you’re an army spouse facing frequent moves and long periods apart from your soldier...

Working with food

MOVING home frequently, coping with deployments and juggling family life are challenges that military families face finding work. We meet some of the spouses who have found friendly and flexible employment with...

Jumping employment hurdles

IF YOU'RE a Foreign & Commonwealth family, there can be additional things to consider when looking for a job. Katherine Houlston, AFF F&C specialist, answers some of your concerns… As an F&C ...

Start-up success

THROUGH the pages of Army&You, we consistently showcase military spouses and partners who are running their own businesses whilst living army life. As AFF prepares to launch Forces Families Jobs (see pag...

Ace the interview

WITH employers actively seeking service spouses and family members through the new Forces Families Jobs website, we’re hoping that many of you will make their shortlists. When you get to the next stage, how do ...

Getting you work ready

AFF has teamed up with Wiltshire College, Army Headquarters South West and Wiltshire Council to create Project JEMS to help service family members in the south west of England into work. It focuses on offeri...