A brand new marketing campaign has been launched at EGX, the UK’s greatest video video games occasion, which is going down in London this week.
Recruitment agency Shared Providers Related Restricted (SSCL) is main the drive, and is utilizing digital actuality know-how to offer players with an actual world expertise of life within the Royal Navy.
A number of submariners are additionally on the occasion to debate profession alternatives within the Royal Navy.
In response to SSCL, the Royal Navy determined to launch the recruitment marketing campaign at EGX as many players have the ‘unique skills required for life aboard a submarine.’
David Parsons, Director of Resourcing Providers at SSCL, defined: “The extreme focus and a spotlight to element that’s wanted for all times on a Royal Navy submarine are expertise that players have already got.
“In lots of circumstances they’ve the flexibility to chop by the noise, seeing and listening to issues that many others would simply miss. A Royal Navy profession may be an ideal match.”
The recruitment drive goals to enroll an additional 250 submariners by the tip of 2020.
Captain Pete Viney, Director of Recruiting for the Royal Navy, added: “The submarine service is a singular, difficult, but massively rewarding place to work.
“Submariners are a part of an elite crew inside UK Defence, working with highly-sophisticated know-how and taking over among the most demanding duties within the Royal Navy.
“The psychological calls for of round the clock watching and listening – while remaining undetected – may be intense and requires resilience and ability.
“A lot of these with a pure affinity for video video games already possess the core expertise wanted for a profitable and rewarding profession as a Royal Navy Submariner.”