OA and SaluteMyJob welcome Barclays to ‘Ex-Military in Management’ Virtual Careers Fair

The first ‘Ex-Military in Management’ Virtual Careers Fair, a joint collaboration between the Officers’ Association (OA) and SaluteMyJob, is delighted to have Barclays on board, who are able to offer job vacancies, recruitment advice and career insight to all registered participants.

Barclays joins Worldpay, Amazon and Interserve as key employers who recognise the value of recruiting from the talent pool of former military personnel for management roles within their organisations.

The ‘Ex-Military in Management’ Virtual Careers Fair goes live on June 6th, 2017 and runs across two days. It is aimed at serving and former Service men and women seeking to transition into management roles in either the commercial or Third Sector.

Commenting on their commitment to the ‘Ex Military in Management Fair’, Laura Jones, Support Manager of Barclays VETS Programme says, ‘Barclays realises the true potential of veterans and has already helped hundreds of former military Service personnel start their second careers with us. We’re keen to extend our work further by participating in the Virtual Careers Fair and would encourage as many Service personnel to sign up to take part’.

Barclays is a corporate partner of VETS: Veterans Employment Transition Support and also runs their own support programme, known as AFTER; the programme provides work placements, direct employment opportunities, CV and interview coaching, and money management sessions, as well as funding for education and vocational courses for Service Leavers through charity partners.

‘We are delighted to welcome Barclays to the Ex-Military in Management Virtual Careers Fair and know they will share excellent careers advice, job opportunities and knowledge about the banking sector with our registered audience’, says Liz Stevens, Head of Employment Services at the OA.

The Ex-Military in Management Careers Fair runs across 6 -7th June 2017.

To register as a job seeker click here

To participate as an employer during the fair, please contact the OA on 020 7808 4160