7th September 2017: North West Careers Access Fair – Manchester

Are you looking to settle in the North West and want to understand the employment opportunities in the region? Are you based in the North West and want to explore different options for your second career? This is the event for you.
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The OA is now on Instagram

As part of our commitment to using digital technology to expand our community, the OA has created its own Instagram account.

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Be the first with the new OA Employment App

Get the brand new OA Employment App designed to be a one stop shop for all things employment for all officers.

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Support and advice for former officers and their dependants

The Officers' Association takes a holistic approach in order to help and support former Officers of the Armed Forces and their dependants on a variety of matters related to Benevolence.
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Careers advice and support for officers 

Whether you are still serving, in transition or a former officer wishing to change career in later life, the OA is able to offer professional, impartial and practical advice on all aspects of transition and employment.
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Employment

OA Appointments

Do you need help with your transition from the Services? The OA is on hand throughout your entire career, from finding your first job to advising on a change in direction. We can: 

  • provide informal and confidential guidance on your next move
  • give advice on a variety of sectors
  • open up opportunities with our supportive network
  • provide access to roles through our Executive Jobs Board  

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Benevolence

OA Money

Are you looking for help or advice on benefits or accommodation? The OA is here to support officers and their dependants. 

Our Benevolence team can: 

  • provide a friendly and confidential service tailored to your needs
  • help you cope with a wide range of expenses 
  • assist with unexpected general living costs that can occur
  • signpost you to other charities if we can't help   

Blog

  • What does your personal brand say about you?

    A strong digital brand can help you find work, so make yours effective. Employers and recruiters are increasingly researching candidates online to help decide if they are suitable. You therefore need to make sure you have ...

    17th August 2017
  • How to Write an Effective Ex-Military CV

    Despite the importance of networking and LinkedIn, your CV remains an important document for anyone looking for work. You have made the crucial decision to leave the military, and now need to focus on finding your ...

    14th August 2017
  • What do Recruiters Look for in Candidates with Military Experience?

    When applying for a job it can be difficult to know exactly what employers and recruiters want from candidates. The OA recently hosted a panel discussion with recruiters to answer questions about the job application process, ...

    10th August 2017

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