Labour of love

Being part of a military family can have a huge impact on your career and there are many reasons why our community is particularly affected: frequent moves, gaps in employment history and not being able to rely...

Birthday bonanza!

Can you believe that Forces Families Jobs reaches its second birthday today (17 September)? No, we can’t either! Throughout the pandemic, FFJ has grown into much more than just a jobs board, so if you’re thinki...

Back to business

The Military Coworking Network is celebrating reopening its hubs this autumn. If you’re based at Blandford, Bulford, Leuchars, Sandhurst, Chivenor, Cyprus, Bovington or Lympstone, pop along as they’re ready to ...

Sparkle and shine with JEMS

Many of you have been part of the army rebasing programme, resulting in a large proportion of military families now living in the south west of England. With a higher number of people in the local job market, ...

Plan and progress along your dream path

Almost 500 military families have been giving their career prospects a boost through the Partner Career Support Programme (PCSP) pilot. The programme was entirely online, so families could take the course at a...

You’re hired!

Forces Families Jobs (FFJ) now has a new area on its website dedicated to apprenticeships – a great way to gain qualifications whilst you earn a wage – and you don’t have to be a school leaver. AFF employment &...

Opportunity knocks

According to government figures, more than 500,000 people were made redundant in 2020. That’s half a million people experiencing that sick-to-the-stomach feeling when you hear the news your job has gone. But wh...

Coworking hub opens in Cyprus

The doors of the first overseas Military Coworking Network Hub have now opened at the RAF base in Akrotiri in Cyprus. The hub provides a modern coworking space with eight desks, WiFi, printing facilities, air ...

SMSpouses Live is back

Are you a military spouse or partner looking to further your knowledge and skills in social media? Then get your hands on free tickets for SMSpouses Live! The event comes from the team behind #SMSpouses, an on...

Building your future

Main photo: Army spouse, Claire Rigby If you’re looking for a new challenge, career change or you’re unemployed, then Building Heroes could be just the thing for you. The charity specialises in helping servic...