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Human Resource Management and Employing Service Leavers, Reservists and VeteransShow content
This special issue of the International Journal of Human Resource Management focuses on the HRM implications in relation to the employment of military Service leavers1 and Reservists including HRM interventions of employers in facilitating their transitions into secure civilian work; making best use of military acquired skills; and supporting workers in reconciling civilian work and military service.
Field ReportsShow content
On 12 April 2019: Dr Mathew McCauley delivered a presentation at the Scientific Meeting of the Irish Society of Military Medicine, which occurred in Belfast on 12 April. A large number of senior military healthcare leaders and clinicians from across the island of Ireland attended the event. A range of clinical topics were addressed by a diverse array of presenters, all of which pertain to the health and well-being of military personnel. Mathew provided an overview of military psychology, operational stress, and the development and sustainment of psychological resiliency in the Armed Forces.
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