5th October 2017 – Networking Workshop – Leeds

This event is not to be missed if you are keen to improve your opportunities with employers. You can become a great networker in just one hour- a great skill to have when considering a second career.
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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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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

  • Could You Work for a Charity?

    The non-profit sector is a large and diverse sector, offering many different roles. Here is why you should consider working for a charity. Variety There are more than 183,000 charities registered with the ...

    13th September 2017
  • Could you be a Consultant?

    Consultancy is a good career option for many leaving the Armed Forces, but is it right for you? What is consultancy? A consultant is hired by an organisation to help with a task or project it is ...

    31st August 2017
  • Mind Flipping: How to Identify Your Skills to Get the Job You Want

    Understanding an employer’s needs is crucial for securing your new career. Zena Everett, an Executive Coach and author of Mind Flip, ran a webinar with Clive Lowe, an OA Career Consultant, on identifying and promoting your ...

    24th August 2017

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