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Earlier this year, following a 20-year career in the military, Pete decided to embark upon a career change. He attended one of our Military Transition & Talent Insight Days and has now been at Deloitte for two months, working as a senior manager in Risk Advisory’s public sector cyber team. Here he tells us how the skills he developed during his time in the military have set him up for his new career.
Joanna Lumley, Ray Winstone, Larry Lamb, Hugh Bonneville and Nick Knowles are just some of the well-known faces encouraging employers to hire ex-service personnel. They all feature in Veterans Work: The Films, premiered by Deloitte UK with the Officers’ Association, and showcasing the value of hiring veterans into UK plc – something Liz Coombs, associate Director Global Business Tax says is a win/win.
What comes to mind when you hear the word “veteran”? Well some assume it is an American term and do not even associate it with our UK armed forces, while others think that veterans are old soldiers from WWII.
Yet, the reality is that a veteran could be a 26-year old woman with cyber skills.