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Careers in Defence – MI5, MI6 & GCHQ

The work is varied and each day I face new challenges. I never know what my next task will be, and when a critical requirement comes in, I can feel my adrenaline pumping the same way it used to in the field.

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How to Ace Job Interviews

Read our advice on how best to prepare for interviews, with OA Career Consultant Fiona Jackson.

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IS SELF-EMPLOYMENT OR A BUSINESS START-UP YOUR NEXT MOVE?

Thinking of starting your own business or considering self-employment as your next route?

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From the Royal Navy to Wellington Management

We spoke to James Bradbury to find out more about his career transition from the Royal Navy to the finance industry.

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Fireside Chat: Exploring a Career in Wealth Management

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Women into Employment

OA’s Director of Employment, Laura Blair, addresses the employment opportunities and challenges ahead for female veterans with the return of this month’s Women into Employment event. 

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An Interview with Rob Pendleton

After 20 years helping to lead businesses on the road to success, former Big-4 consultant and award-winning entrepreneur, Rob Pendleton, now educates others on how to follow his successful leap into Business Coaching.

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The 7 CV Mistakes to Avoid

In her role as OA’s Director of Employment, Laura Blair often reviews CVs.  Laura shares her insights on the most common CV mistakes made by Service leavers. 

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Civilian Workplace Trends in 2022

No matter how well established your military career, it always pays to stay ahead of trends in the civilian workplace. We summarise the macro trends shaping how we will work in the future. 

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A Christmas Message from the Officers’ Association

From all of us at the OA, we wish you and your families a peaceful and festive holiday and a healthy and happy year ahead.

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