Financial Services, Consulting and Mythbusting with CAPCO

In this webinar Capco will cover: What is Financial Services What a consultant does Mythbusting Capco is a financial services management consultancy working with some of the world’s largest financial institutions helping them to adopt new technology, re-design processes and meet regulatory requirements. Capco has over 5000 staff in 28 offices across the globe and […]

13th November 2018

Building your personal brand

This session will focus on the value of your online personal brand so you can make the most of every opportunity that comes your way. We are joined by Nicola, Tom and Craig, members of the Bloomberg recruitment team. The team will discuss: The benefits of using platforms such as LinkedIn How to build a […]

6th November 2018

Step into Health – Transitioning to an NHS career

This webinar will follow the career of a recent service leaver and also look at: ‘Step into Health’ and how to get the most from it How opportunities in the NHS can be accessed What ‘Step into Health’ has delivered for the Armed Forces community and the NHS Why the NHS values employees from the Armed […]

24th October 2018

Internships at Goldman Sachs

Join us for a webinar with Goldman Sachs where they will be talking about the 2019 Veterans’ Integration Programme (VIP) with all the details you will need to apply. Goldman Sachs launched the VIP initiative in 2012 to support Service leavers into a career in financial services by recruiting talented individuals currently in transition. Watch […]

16th October 2018

Introducing Our Grants and Welfare Team

The OA Benevolence Team has been renamed Grants and Welfare to better reflect what it does. However, the purpose of the Grants and Welfare Team remains the same – supporting former officers, their families and dependants when faced with challenging times, to help make the pressures more manageable. Last year, the Grants and Welfare Team […]

18th October 2018

Management Opportunities within Construction through BuildForce

In this webinar, BuildForce will examine the construction sector, explore the managerial opportunities that it presents and explain the routes into construction offered through BuildForce and the 74 companies that the organisation works with. Watch the webinar:

9th October 2018

BlackRock: Overview of asset management and introduction to the VETS programme

In this introduction to the BlackRock VETS programme, discover more about BlackRock’s culture, recent journeys from the military into the firm and get an overview of the opportunities that BlackRock presents as the world’s largest asset manager. This will be a unique opportunity to gain insight from recent new joiners. Watch the webinar:  

4th October 2018

Transitioning into Aviation with General Electric

We are joined by former officers Tim Elliott and Jez Kerswill who will be providing an insight into working in the aviation supply chain industry for General Electric Aviation Systems and Dowty Propellers. The webinar will be exploring opportunities within GE and their experience of resettlement into the aviation industry. Tim is currently working as […]

11th September 2018

From RAF Logistics Officer to Professional Services and Project Management Consultancy

Michele Crossman, former RAF Logistics Officer, now a Senior Project Manager in SNC-Lavalin’s Nuclear & Power EMEA business, provides her perspective of transition. She will share her journey into professional services and project management consultancy at SNC-Lavalin (SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins in July 2017), and give tips on how to make the most of your transferable […]

29th August 2018

Citi Salutes Graduate Programme – Everything you need to know

In this webinar we speak with Citi to learn more about career opportunities available through their front office graduate programmes. We will learn from a current analyst about his experience of transitioning from the military into his role in the Markets business. We will also hear from Citi’s HR team on what they are looking […]

31st August 2018

‘BT Security have great opportunities for veterans’ says former GCHQ Deputy Director

The OA are working closely with BT Security on a recruitment drive this summer that offers an amazing opportunity for officers looking a new career challenge after the Services. We are joined by the Global Chief Security Officer and Vice President of Cyber Security at BT Plc to give us an insight into the work […]

7th August 2018

BT Security Career Opportunities – Summer 2018 – Part 2

BT Security are currently hiring, with a number of exciting new roles in the following areas: Cyber security operations & delivery Cyber security sales Security product & portfolio management UK Government Security Threat intelligence & investigations All roles are available to view on the OA’s Executive Jobs Board (You must be registered with the OA […]

25th July 2018

BT Security Career Opportunities – Summer 2018 – Part 1

BT Security is growing, with a wide range of technical, sales and commercial roles available now and in the near future. This webinar will introduce the different parts of BT’s security business, from protecting the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure from physical and cyber attack to selling security solutions to corporate and government customers. BT Security […]

17th July 2018

Opportunities in franchising

In this webinar we are joined by Edward Ross, the Managing Director and Co-Founder of Forces into Franchising, and a former Army officer in the Royal Dragoon Guards. Ed will be discussing what opportunities are available to veterans within franchising. What will be covered: Ed’s story What is franchising? The benefits of franchising? Why veterans […]

3rd July 2018

Interviews part 2: interview techniques

In the second in our 2 part series on Interviews, Stacey Hunt, Resourcing Business Partner at Zurich, will show you how to put the skills you have learned into practice at the interview and will provide some top interview tips. This is the second part in our interviews series with Zurich. Watch ‘Interviews part 1’ […]

19th June 2018

Interviews part 1: How to prepare for interviews

We are delighted to welcome Tracey Hall, Senior Resourcing Business Partner who currently works for Zurich within their in-house Resourcing Function, as we discuss how to go about preparing yourself for an interview. Hear some words of advice at a personal level and also from someone who for the last 16 years has interviewed lots […]

12th June 2018

Opportunities with Highways England

Highways England is actively recruiting; this webinar will discuss the diverse range of opportunities available including project management, engineering, HR, procurement and communications. We are joined by Robert Jaffier, former Royal Navy, now an Asset and Resource Manager in Operations and Polly Nicholls from Human Resources. They discuss the current roles within the organisation and […]

5th June 2018

Networking for knowledge – Get the most out of building connections in your transition

With over 70% of jobs for transitioning officers coming from networking, its importance can’t be denied and at the OA we encourage people to take the opportunity to network, gain knowledge and build long term connections. In this webinar Sophia Koniarska, Director of Programmes and Partnerships at The Officers’ Association, explores the importance of networking, […]

29th May 2018

Rory Underwood to Inspire Veteran Success at OA Bristol Networking Event

The former England rugby star and RAF officer will share his career journey and insight with serving and former officers. Rory Underwood MBE is a legendary international rugby player, scoring a record 49 tries for England, winning six caps for the British Lions and playing at Leicester Tigers for 14 years. He also spent 18 […]

12th June 2018

How Effective is your Military Engagement Programme?

Increasingly more organisations are benefitting from recruiting veterans. Use the checklist below to see where your organisation fits on its military engagement journey. How many of the criteria below does your organisation meet? Starting The business understands the commercial and social case for hiring veterans. There is a dedicated individual to manage this work, in […]

11th June 2018