Webinars

Our weekly webinars provide job seeking tips or industry insights to officers in transition from the Armed Services. You can also see all our videos on the OA YouTube Channel

Upcoming Webinars

  • 24th September 2019: OA Webinar – OnBoarding Officers into Non Executive Directorship (2019)

    Retiring officers’ leadership skills are unquestionable and their decision-making acumen is exemplary, but how is this translated into board level roles within the commercial world? This webinar will provide insights into a Non-Executive Director role and will account for all aspirations; the challenges of a listed substantial organisation, an owner managed or family-owned company or ...

    24th September 2019: OA Webinar – OnBoarding Officers into Non Executive Directorship (2019)
  • 1st October 2019: OA Webinar – BlackRock Veterans’ Internship Programme

    Join us for our webinar on Tuesday 1st October, where former officers from across the Armed Forces will be sharing their experiences of transitioning to a career at BlackRock. We will be discussing the process of applying and interviewing for the BlackRock Veterans’ Internship. Some of the most recent interns will talk about the internship ...

    1st October 2019: OA Webinar - BlackRock Veterans’ Internship Programme
  • 8th October 2019: OA Webinar – Goldman Sachs Veterans’ Integration Programme

    Join us on 8th October for an exciting webinar with Goldman Sachs. The Goldman Sachs Veterans’ Webinar is designed to provide potential applicants with information about Goldman Sachs, our career opportunities and the 2020 Veterans Integration Program (VIP), which runs in the first quarter of the year. The live session will give you the opportunity to ...

    8th October 2019: OA Webinar – Goldman Sachs Veterans’ Integration Programme

On-demand Webinars

  • Opportunities with Tesco Technology

    Tesco Technology are actively looking for officers to fill their current vacancies. In this webinar you will learn more about what Tesco Technology do, the types of roles available, and ...

    Opportunities with Tesco Technology
  • Understanding your pension in transition

    The Forces Pension Society is a not-for-profit organisation fighting and campaigning for Service pensions rights for the armed forces and their families. Major General Neil Marshall OBE, Chief Executive talks about ...

    Understanding your pension in transition
  • Opportunities with Citibank

    Hosted by Citibank London, Laurence Whittingham, formerly of The Queen’s Royal Lancers; Nick Hill, formally of the Royal Marines; and Jack Pile, formally of The Household Cavalry will give an ...

    Opportunities with Citibank
  • Opportunities for Service Leavers in the Legal Industry

    In this webinar we discuss transferrable skills of military officers to the legal sector, as well as highlighting the range of available non legal roles in business support, including IT, ...

    Opportunities for Service Leavers in the Legal Industry
  • How To Move From The Military Into Cyber Security

    In this webinar we will be joined by Tom Huckle, Head of Cyber Training and Development at Crucial Academy, and a former Royal Marines Officer. Tom will discuss his move from ...

    How To Move From The Military Into Cyber Security
  • How your military skills can be transferred to any industry

    This Webinar will cover: What’s out there and the types of roles you could transfer into Identifying relevant transferable skills Skills matching your transferable skills against roles Research, prepare and execute to land the ...

    How your military skills can be transferred to any industry
  • Understanding board dynamics as a Non-Executive Director

    In this webinar we talk to Ryan Ramsey, former Royal Navy submariner, who has been part of  an FTSE 250 company, as well as various SMEs and charity boards. Ryan will ...

    Understanding board dynamics as a Non-Executive Director
  • Opportunities in the Facilities Management & Workplace industry

    In this webinar our guest speaker, Dan Biggs, from the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM), will provide an introduction to the FM & Workplace industry and also highlight ...

    Opportunities in the Facilities Management & Workplace industry
  • An Introduction to Atkins

    SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Hosted by Jase Tether, a former Army officer now working in the strategic rail division ...

    An Introduction to Atkins
  • The consultants’ perspective at FDM

    We are joined by two ex-officers working as consultants with FDM. They will be discussing: Their transitional Journey out of the services – the wins & the bear traps Why did they choose ...

    The consultants’ perspective at FDM
  • Roles at Mott MacDonald

    In this webinar, David McFall and David Townsend of Mott MacDonald, the engineering and development consultancy and one of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, will be discussing opportunities ...

    Roles at Mott MacDonald
  • Opportunities in the Construction Sector and Built Environment with BuildForce

    In this webinar, Angela Forbes, Commercial Director Lendlease and the BuildForce chair, will discuss the construction sector and the built environment, and the diverse range of opportunities it has to ...

    Opportunities in the Construction Sector and Built Environment with BuildForce
  • Bristol Executive Management Programme

    Bristol Management Centre (BMC) has a well-established reputation as a provider of approved MoD In-Service and Resettlement training. They offer a wide range of ELC-approved management courses, with the primary objective ...

    Bristol Executive Management Programme
  • Consultancy Opportunities for ex-Military in the Bristol Area

    Equinox is hiring, and they are interested in meeting you! This webinar is hosted by Equinox, a joint venture between two world leading consultancy businesses, Jacobs and Turner & Townsend. We ...

    Consultancy Opportunities for ex-Military in the Bristol Area
  • Opportunities with Lloyd’s Military Network

    This webinar will look at the diverse opportunities in the London Insurance Market open to Service leavers, and how Lloyds Military Network can help you. We are joined by Ben Howell ...

    Opportunities with Lloyd’s Military Network
  • Project Recce – A Career in the Building Industry

    This webinar is hosted by Loz Moore, a former Army officer who was medically discharged in 2016 but co-founded Nomad Construction Training CIC. He shares his personal experiences and outlines ...

    Project Recce – A Career in the Building Industry
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Self Employment and What to Look Out For

    The webinar covers the following topics: What actually is self-employment and what are the common definitions Perceived advantages of self-employment – The Good Perceived disadvantages of self-employment – The Bad Things your family may ...

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Self Employment and What to Look Out For
  • Opportunities for Project Managers at Provelio

    This webinar is hosted by Phillip Harnett and Jeremy Sneddon from Provelio, a provider of strategic project managers working primarily in construction. Phillip talks about his journey from the Army into ...

    Opportunities for Project Managers at Provelio
  • 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 ...

    Financial Services, Consulting and Mythbusting with CAPCO
  • 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 ...

    Building your personal brand
  • 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 ...

    Step into Health – Transitioning to an NHS career
  • 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 ...

    Internships at Goldman Sachs
  • 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 ...

    Management Opportunities within Construction through BuildForce
  • 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 ...

    BlackRock: Overview of asset management and introduction to the VETS programme
  • How ex-Military can get a job in Cyber Security

    For this webinar we are joined by Jake Barker, Head of Information Security at Redington, the 4th biggest investment consultancy in the UK. Jake has no background in Tech or Cyber ...

    How ex-Military can get a job in Cyber Security
  • 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 ...

    Citi Salutes Graduate Programme - Everything you need to know
  • 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 ...

    From RAF Logistics Officer to Professional Services and Project Management Consultancy
  • How FDM Group’s Ex-Forces Programme Helps to Bridge the Gap

    In this webinar we speak with Matt Wright and Freddie Milne, who are both veterans and FDM Ex-Forces Consultants. They share their transition top tips and how FDM can support ...

    How FDM Group’s Ex-Forces Programme Helps to Bridge the Gap
  • 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 & ...

    BT Security Career Opportunities – Summer 2018 – Part 2
  • 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 ...

    BT Security Career Opportunities - Summer 2018 - Part 1
  • 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 ...

    Opportunities in franchising
  • 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 ...

    Interviews part 2: interview techniques
  • 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 ...

    Interviews part 1: How to prepare for interviews
  • 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 ...

    Opportunities with Highways England
  • 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 ...

    Networking for knowledge - Get the most out of building connections in your transition
  • How to get the most out of 1-2-1 career consultations

    Learn how to get the most out of career consultations at the Officers’ Association. Ashka Raval and Clive Lowe discuss the aims of a career consultation and how to maximise their ...

    How to get the most out of 1-2-1 career consultations
  • Career Paths at Royal Mail for Service Leavers

    This webinar provides an overview of Royal Mail in the current climate. Former officers, Lyanne Maclean, Head of Fleet, and Simon Carpenter, Regional Head of Delivery Product Deployment, share their ...

    Career Paths at Royal Mail for Service Leavers
  • The Pro’s and Con’s of a ‘Portfolio Career’

    OA consultant Fiona Jackson is joined by Vix Anderton, a former RAF Intelligence Officer who left the Service in 2014. She shares key insights into her career including pros and cons ...

    The Pro's and Con's of a 'Portfolio Career'
  • Opportunities in insurance with Lloyd’s Military Network

    This webinar looks at the diverse opportunities in the London Insurance Market open to service leavers, often with help from the Lloyds Military Network. We are joined by Ben Howell (PPL ...

    Opportunities in insurance with Lloyd’s Military Network
  • BNY Mellon Returning Military Programme 2018

    This webinar will be focusing on the BNY Mellon six-week work placement and training programme. Areas that will be covered in the webinar include: Transferable skills needed for a career within BNY ...

    BNY Mellon Returning Military Programme 2018
  • The Perils of Setting up in Business

    We are joined by Simon Watson, ex-RAF Wing Commander, as he discusses establishing your own business and the best ways of going about it. Simon shares some words of wisdom ...

    The Perils of Setting up in Business
  • How to Draft a CV to Catch Recruiters’ Attention

    This webinar focuses on what recruiters are looking for in a CV and how to draft a CV that will catch their attention. We include some first hand advice given by ...

    How to Draft a CV to Catch Recruiters' Attention
  • What does a ‘Good’ Employer look like?

    The OA are often approached by officers who are seeking a good quality employer with their secondary consideration being what type of role or the sector they would like to ...

    What does a ‘Good’ Employer look like?
  • Working in the Charity Sector

    Simon Allen, Chief Operations Officer at the Officers’ Association, discusses his experiences in the Charity sector in this webinar. Simon will provide an overview of the sector, how to get into ...

    Working in the Charity Sector
  • An Introduction to Coaching and Mentoring

    Phil Hayes, Chairman of Management Futures, speaks to us about the value of Coaching and Mentoring. Phil will discuss the benefits of coaching both during your transition as well as throughout ...

    An Introduction to Coaching and Mentoring
  • Pay in the Civilian World

    Nick Everard, Managing Consultant – Executive Search at SMJ Consulting Services Ltd, seeks to debunk the tricky issue of pay during this session. Nick will help you to identify what your ...

    Pay in the Civilian World
  • An Introduction to Facilities Management

    We are delighted to welcome Kevin Miller FBIFM, MBA, BEng, Operations Director, London & West, Amey, to give us an insider’s view of the FM industry. Kevin will discuss how FM ...

    An Introduction to Facilities Management
  • London Employment Symposium 2017 on Facebook Live

    On Tuesday 12th December 2017, the Officers’ Association held their national Employment Services Symposium at Deloitte HQ, London. Five of the talks were live streamed on Facebook and you can ...

    London Employment Symposium 2017 on Facebook Live
  • Joining an NHS Board – Becoming a Non-Executive Director

    This webinar is for any former officers looking for possible career paths into the the role of a non-executive director on an NHS Board. With 237 NHS trusts across the country, ...

    Joining an NHS Board – Becoming a Non-Executive Director
  • The Value of Attending the OA Symposium

    OA Career Consultants, Fiona Jackson and Clive Lowe, will be discussing the benefits of attending the OA Employment Symposium on 12th December 2017 and how to get the most value ...

    The Value of Attending the OA Symposium
  • Mind Flip Chat and Q&A with Zena Everett

    This webinar focuses on how to flip your focus away from yourself and instead look outwards – to the value you add and the problems you, uniquely, can solve for ...

    Mind Flip Chat and Q&A with Zena Everett
  • An Insight into Facilities Management

    Are you considering transitioning into Facilities Management role but unsure of what it looks like in a civilian context? Are you wondering how your skills and experience gained in the ...

    An Insight into Facilities Management
  • The Value of Veteran Internships at Goldman Sachs

    Goldman Sachs held a networking evening on Tuesday 17th October 2017 to promote their 2018 Veterans’ Integration Programme (VIP). An internship programme such as this is a fantastic opportunity to learn more ...

    The Value of Veteran Internships at Goldman Sachs
  • Opportunities with Global Investment Firm BlackRock

    If you are in your last 12 months of service or within 12 months of leaving the Armed Forces and looking to transition into a career within financial services, then ...

    Opportunities with Global Investment Firm BlackRock
  • Working in the Oil and Gas Industry with General Electric

    This webinar is a must watch if you are interested in the opportunities at GE and working in the oil and gas industry. We also give top tips on making ...

    Working in the Oil and Gas Industry with General Electric
  • Strategy in a FTSE 250 company

    This webinar focuses on strategy in a FTSE 250 company. We are joined by Rachael De Renzy Channer who has a background in Strategy, Transformation and Business Planning. Rachael talks about ...

    Strategy in a FTSE 250 company
  • LinkedIn Quick Tips with Lincoln Coutts

    Here are four short videos that will give you some tips on using LinkedIn. Topics covered include: managing your public profile, controlling who can see your profile, privacy settings and ...

    LinkedIn Quick Tips with Lincoln Coutts
  • Identify your Transferable Skills – Mind Flip

    Why should someone hire YOU? How are you going to stand out against the other candidates on a short-list and show a potential employer that you have the skills they ...

    Identify your Transferable Skills – Mind Flip
  • More Opportunities within the Land Based Sector – HighGround 2017

    Have you ever considered a career in the land-based sector? Do you know what the land-based sector is? HighGround is a charity whose mission is Life beyond the military – Outdoors. They help ...

    More Opportunities within the Land Based Sector - HighGround 2017
  • How to Make it in The City – An Insider View from the Insurance World – Lloyds

    The London insurance market is a unique but largely unknown industry at the heart of the City of London. However, many of the skill sets and characteristics held by ex-military ...

  • Understanding opportunities in Financial Services – BNY Mellon

    Many Officers leave the Military to work in Financial Services, but it is a diverse industry with many job opportunities. Lisa Jones, OA Career Consultant, and Damian Jones, BNY Mellon ...

    Understanding opportunities in Financial Services – BNY Mellon
  • BNY Mellon: Returning Military Programme – What Officers Need to Know

    Transfer your military skills to the workplace BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon have two ...

    BNY Mellon: Returning Military Programme - What Officers Need to Know
  • Building a Military Network

    Network. Network. Network. This is a common theme whenever anyone is talking about transition or finding that next role. And it is effective: We estimate that 70% of Service leavers ...

    Building a Military Network
  • Careers Outside of London – Virgin Money

    If you want to secure a role in Financial Services, do you need to head for London? No is the simple answer and in this webinar Nick Calder will explore how ...

    Careers Outside of London - Virgin Money
  • Opportunities Within The Land Based Sector – HighGround 2017

    Are you transitioning from the military? Ever considered opportunities in Farming, Forestry, Conservation or Landscape-design? Then this webinar is for you. HighGround is a charity which helps Service Leavers, Reservists and ...

    Opportunities Within The Land Based Sector - HighGround 2017
  • CV and Interview Preparation

    We are joined by Milo Skene, a former Major in the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, who now works for Capco as a Management Consultant. Milo will guide us through the process ...

    CV and Interview Preparation
  • Careers with an International Bank – HSBC

    HSBC, one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations, is recruiting in Birmingham, and this is an opportunity for Service leavers, veterans and reservists to explore second careers ...

    Careers with an International Bank - HSBC
  • How to Get the Most Out of Networking Events

    Join OA Careers Consultant, Keith Spencer, to find out more about how to get the most out of networking events. Keith covers top-tips, image projection and much more.   Watch the webinar:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrplQOYodUc

    How to Get the Most Out of Networking Events
  • Management Roles at Capco

    This webinar focuses on specific management roles currently available at Capco and will be delivered by Mr Milo Skene, Capco Management Consultant. The webinar will provide an insight into the ...

    Management Roles at Capco
  • Coping with Redundancy

    This webinar is led by OA Career Consultant, Fiona Jackson, and discusses coping with redundancy. Topics covered include: Dealing with your emotions e.g. shock, denial, anger etc Impact on the family Not taking it ...

    Coping with Redundancy
  • An Insight into a Global Company – Siemens UK

    Personnel from Siemens speak about their functions and typical roles. Siemens have recruited heavily for technicians in the past and are now focusing on mid-level to management roles. This webinar will ...

    An Insight into a Global Company - Siemens UK
  • Contract Work in Cyber Space

    Marta Palac, recruitment specialist at Vector Synergy, delivers an insightful session on opportunities for ex-military officers to work as contractors within the cyber security space. The roles that Vector Synergy have ...

    Contract Work in Cyber Space
  • CV Myths and Realities

    With the overwhelming amount of information out there on what you should and should not do when creating your CV, it can be difficult to know where to start. This webinar ...

    CV Myths and Realities
  • I’d Love to Work for Myself but…

    The independent life appeals to many and, as long as you have something valuable to offer, it can be hugely rewarding. Like most things in life though, success doesn’t happen ...

    I’d Love to Work for Myself but...
  • An Insight into Financial Services and Consulting

    This webinar is delivered by Mr Milo Skene, former Operations Manager at The Armoured Fighting Vehicle Gunnery School and Intelligence Officer. Milo provides a unique insight into the Financial Services and ...

    An Insight into Financial Services and Consulting
  • Interview Success – Preparation is Key

    When it comes to job interviews, it really is true that if you fail to prepare, you prepare to fail. But if you put in some effort ahead of time, ...

    Interview Success - Preparation is Key
  • Head Office Opportunities at a FTSE 100 – Tesco

    This webinar in collaboration with Tesco looks at the size and scope of the opportunities offered within their Head Office. Typical roles include Strategy Manager, Supply Change Product Manager, and ...

    Head Office Opportunities at a FTSE 100 - Tesco
  • Demystifying Remote Interviews

    Although seen by some as merely an extension or precursor to a regular interview, telephone interviews are an entirely different recruitment tool. Be prepared for some quick-fire question and answering to ...

    Demystifying Remote Interviews
  • The Importance of Networking – Ask the Expert on Facebook Live

    In this Facebook Live session we are joined by former British Army officer turned networking guru and life coach – Anna-Marie Watson. We discuss key topics including the important of networking, ...

    The Importance of Networking - Ask the Expert on Facebook Live
  • The Importance of Leadership in Business and Life on Facebook Live

    In this Facebook Live session we are joined by Nigel Hughes from London-based leadership consultancy Maynard Leigh.   Watch the broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AI-TElIN1DM

    The Importance of Leadership in Business and Life on Facebook Live
  • Project Management – Essential Commercial Skills

    As the world continues to change at a rapid pace, it is becoming essential to take the time to invest in your professional development whether you’re in the services, making ...

    Project Management - Essential Commercial Skills
  • A Career in Wealth Management

    For this webinar we met with Old Mutual Wealth for an introduction to the Wealth Management sector and the opportunities available for those considering a career in this area. We ...

    A Career in Wealth Management
  • Transition from the Military to the Financial Services Industry on Facebook Live

    In this week’s Facebook Live broadcast we are joined by Milo from the Capco office in London, as he discusses his own personal transition from the military into the financial ...

    Transition from the Military to the Financial Services Industry on Facebook Live
  • Top Tips For Transition – Ask the Expert on Facebook Live

    You may be at the stage where you’re clear about the career path you want to take and have already done your research. Or you may be overwhelmed by the ...

    Top Tips For Transition - Ask the Expert on Facebook Live
  • Management of Risk – Essential Commercial Skills Series – BMC

      As the world continues to change at a rapid pace, it is becoming essential to take the time to invest in your professional development whether you’re in the services, making ...

    Management of Risk - Essential Commercial Skills Series - BMC
  • Get Your CV Questions Answered – Ask the Expert on Facebook Live

    In our first Facebook Live broadcast we are joined by in-house CV expert, Fiona Jackson, where she offers tactical advice on the most common 5 CV mistakes and tips to improve ...

    Get Your CV Questions Answered - Ask the Expert on Facebook Live
  • An Insight into Asset Management – BlackRock

    We broadcast live from the BlackRock offices in London to discuss the 2016 BlackRock Veteran’s Open Day at Drapers Gardens in London. We are joined by Joseph Gilhooly from the Liability ...

    An Insight into Asset Management - BlackRock
  • An Introduction to Marketing – Essential Commercial Skills Series – BMC

    As the world continues to change at a rapid pace, it is becoming essential to take the time to invest in your professional development whether you’re in the services, making ...

    An Introduction to Marketing - Essential Commercial Skills Series - BMC
  • A Career with Fidelity International

    We are joined by Joe Marshall and Barney Mellors who explore the qualities that are needed to work at Fidelity International and how military officers could see working at an ...

    A Career with Fidelity International
  • What is Learning Development Really About?

    We are joined by Evan Flockhart, a Learning & Organisational Development Consultant and co-host with Leavers Link – a voluntary organisation that aims to connect serving and transitioning personnel with business. Evan ...

    What is Learning Development Really About?
  • BNY Mellon Returning Military Programme

    We are joined by Emma Crofts, Vice President – Programme Manager in Global Talent Acquisition at BNY Mellon, to talk about their Returning Military Programme. BNY Mellon has a team of ...

    BNY Mellon Returning Military Programme
  • Introduction to Enterprise and Self-Employment

    Starting up your own business can be a very attractive idea to many Service Leavers. ln this webinar we speak to X-Forces, a charity that specialise in helping ex-military create ...

    Introduction to Enterprise and Self-Employment
  • Understanding the Digital Economy

    The webinar is run by Dr Reza Salehnejad, a Teaching Fellow in Economics at Manchester Business School who also teaches on the Advanced Management Achievement Course (AMAC) which is run ...

    Understanding the Digital Economy
  • Making the Transition into HR

    Join Barney Meehan, former Army Captain and now HR Project Manager of Employee Services at Nationwide Building Society, as he provides insight into how he made the transition from Regimental ...

    Making the Transition into HR
  • Uncovering Opportunities for Service Leavers at Citi

    In this webinar Freddy Drummond-Brady, who took part in a summer internship with Citi on their Graduate Scheme in 2014 and is now working in Equity Sales at the organisation, ...

    Uncovering Opportunities for Service Leavers at Citi
  • Opportunities within the Land Based Sector – HighGround 2016

    What opportunities do you think are available in the land based sector? You may be surprised to hear there is great scope and diversity on offer within the roles in ...

    Opportunities within the Land Based Sector - HighGround 2016
  • Transition tips – How to strut your stuff on civvy street

    This session will explore some of the key differences between military life and civvy street. We are joined by expert Adam Grainger, a former Royal Marine now running major transformation programmes ...

    Transition tips - How to strut your stuff on civvy street
  • Finance for Non Finance Directors

    This webinar introduces some of the concepts, language and topics to help those leaving the forces be more confident in the financial knowledge and experience they need to support their ...

    Finance for Non Finance Directors
  • An Introduction to Working in the NHS

    This webinar showcases the opportunities that exist on the Step into Health (SiH) programme, an armed forces attachment programme that offers ex-Military access to job opportunities within the NHS. This webinar ...

    An Introduction to Working in the NHS
  • Networking for Success

    Lyn Webb, Senior Manager, Deloitte shares tips and best practice on how to get the best from networking and how to build and nurture your network.   Watch the webinar:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxaI8WOKfzo

    Networking for Success
  • Uncovering the World of Financial Services

    Ian Philpott, a Senior Business Control Specialist in the Transaction Reporting Team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, uncovers what you need to know for a successful transition into the ...

    Uncovering the World of Financial Services
  • NHS Focus Part 3: Step Into Health Entry Points and Career Progression

    In the third in our series of webinars on the Step into Health Programme run by NHS Trusts from around the UK, we focus on considerations on entry points into ...

    NHS Focus Part 3: Step Into Health Entry Points and Career Progression
  • NHS Focus Part 2: Overview of the Step Into Health Programme

    This webinar showcases the opportunities that exist on the Step into Health (SiH) programme, an armed forces attachment programme that offers ex-Military access to job opportunities within the NHS.   Watch the ...

    NHS Focus Part 2: Overview of the Step Into Health Programme
  • NHS Focus Part 1: Overview of Non-Clinical Opportunities and Accessing Them

    Many Service leavers mistakenly overlook the NHS as a next career after the military, but a new programme targeting those looking to fill executive roles could change all that. Danielle Fullwood, ...

    NHS Focus Part 1: Overview of Non-Clinical Opportunities and Accessing Them
  • Why Military Innovation = Commercial Creativity

    Jo North, a Lecturer for the Strategic Leadership Programme at the University of York, will explore the fundamentals of creativity and how these can be applied, no matter your experience ...

    Why Military Innovation = Commercial Creativity
  • How to make it in The City – An Insider View from the Insurance World

    Henry Dyson, VP, Lockton Companies, shares his transition from the Army into the insurance industry. He reveals his journey from London to international broker, to business management, while giving some ...

    How to make it in The City - An Insider View from the Insurance World
  • Rail Infrastructure Job Opportunities

    Public spending on the transport sector in 2013/14 was in excess of £20 billion, with £7 billion being spent on Railways alone, indicating a wealth of employment opportunities for those ...

    Rail Infrastructure Job Opportunities
  • What Leadership Means for Business Leaders

    We are all leaders and we know leadership, but is leadership the same outside of the Armed Forces? The military concepts of command and decisiveness are relevant, but key behaviours of ...

    What Leadership Means for Business Leaders
  • Armed Forces to Capco Consulting Opportunities

    Capco is a global business and technology consultancy dedicated to the financial services industry. Over recent years Capco has employed a number of ex-Armed Forces Officers and in this webinar ...

    Armed Forces to Capco Consulting Opportunities
  • The Value of Internships in Finance 2015

    Would you like to gain a full-time role in finance? Hear former officers discuss how valuable their internship programme with Goldman Sachs was in securing their positions.   Watch the webinar:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmAkl5u4Wbc

    The Value of Internships in Finance 2015
  • Commercial Assessment Centres – What to Expect and Preparing for Success

    Newton Europe, an operational improvement consultancy, give top tips and insight into how to prepare, perform and deliver when being bench-marked for civilian employment.   Watch the webinar:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXdpDGsWQL4

    Commercial Assessment Centres - What to Expect and Preparing for Success
  • Digital Literacy – Top Tips to Put You Ahead of the Competition

    Martin Thomas of the Institute of Directors gives an insight into the importance of Digital Literacy for new and aspiring business leaders, with a particular focus on the needs of ...

    Digital Literacy - Top Tips to Put You Ahead of the Competition
  • An Overview of Supply Chain Management

    Supply Chain Management is a multi-billion pound industry in the UK which requires a variety of roles. Some are subject matter experts, while others rely on core skills such as ...

    An Overview of Supply Chain Management
  • Demystifying the World of Insurance – Zurich

    With over 60,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries, find out what it’s like to work for one of the world’s largest, global insurance companies. We are joined by ...

    Demystifying the World of Insurance - Zurich
  • Joining a Top Three Management Consulting Firm

    Turnaround a large supermarket chain, coordinate the launch of a new medicine, or run a war game to help top execs devise a strategy to beat Apple – these are ...

    Joining a Top Three Management Consulting Firm
  • An Overview of the Northern Jobs Market

    Director at Valette’s Business School Manchester Ged Drugan, talks to the OA about the recent surge of economic growth in the northern region of England and the variety of opportunities ...

    An Overview of the Northern Jobs Market
  • How to be Successful in the Interview Room

    Are you sure your interview preparation is delivering the goods for you? Wouldn’t it be wise to check? Or are you are just starting out and would value some guidance? Interview ...

    How to be Successful in the Interview Room
  • Top Tips for Transition

    If you’re currently in the early stages of planning – or are going through – your transition, then garner some invaluable advice from former officer in the Mercian Regiment Harry ...

    Top Tips for Transition
  • From Weapons to Forensic Engineering

    Forensic engineering is a little-known yet rewarding sector, particularly suited to Service leavers with a technical background. The industry focuses on solving problems, applying engineering and scientific knowledge with judgement, ...

    From Weapons to Forensic Engineering
  • Insight into Project Management – Nationwide

    Do you want to work for an organisation that highly values ex-military? Do you want to work in Financial Services, but not necessarily in London? Then consider a career with Nationwide. ...

    Insight into Project Management - Nationwide
  • How To Secure A Role In The Transport Sector

    From Infantry Commanding Officer to General Manager of Scania’s longest serving independent dealership in the UK, Road Truck Limited, Colin Marks will answer your questions on what it’s like to ...

    How To Secure A Role In The Transport Sector
  • Enhance your Business Skills with a Trusteeship Role

    Would you like to develop new skills for personal and professional development, while supporting a cause you care about? Combine your passion and expertise with a trusteeship role. 96% of Trustees ...

    Enhance your Business Skills with a Trusteeship Role
  • Coaching – An Exciting Challenge for Former Officers

    What qualities do you need for coaching? In what ways could coaching be a viable career option for former officers? In this webinar we are joined by John Sephton who has ...

    Coaching - An Exciting Challenge for Former Officers
  • Working From Home As A Livery Company Clerk

    The Livery Companies are often a focus for officers given their linkage to charitable works, fellowship and national heritage; many of the Livery Companies date back many centuries, some as ...

    Working From Home As A Livery Company Clerk
  • Opportunities Within The Land Based Sector – HighGround 2015

    What opportunities do you think are available in the land based sector? You may be surprised to hear there is great scope and diversity on offer within the roles in this ...

    Opportunities Within The Land Based Sector - HighGround 2015
  • What’s the Value of an MBA?

    If you’ve ever considered studying for an MBA then listen firsthand to two former officers who have been through the process. They’ll discuss the advantages and disadvantages of studying for ...

    What's the Value of an MBA?
  • Project Management – The Hiring Manager View

    What does a hiring manager look for when employing a project manager? Take this opportunity to find out firsthand from guest speaker Richard Palmer, Future Sites Director for Forest Holidays, ...

    Project Management - The Hiring Manager View
  • How to get the most from the OA Network Contact List

    Fiona Jackson and Lisa Jones of The Officers’ Association talk through the importance of networking during transition, and offer advice on how to use the OA Network Contact List effectively. Watch ...

    How to get the most from the OA Network Contact List
  • Uncovering The World of Corporate Banking

    Ian Rand, Barclays’ Head of Business Management, Corporate Banking, joins us in this webinar to give a frank and candid account of the sector. Contrary to popular belief, the industry does ...

    Uncovering The World of Corporate Banking
  • Business Development in a Global Higher Education Environment

    Forget outdated stereotypes of stuffy professors, locked away in their offices dusting down encyclopedias – the world of higher education has adapted and evolved to be a far more competitive ...

    Business Development in a Global Higher Education Environment
  • Recruitment as a Real Career – Michael Page

    Chris Bradberry and Tom Jeffreys-Jones from leading recruitment brand Michael Page join the OA to share their industry insights. This is a chance to find out more about the opportunities available ...

    Recruitment as a Real Career - Michael Page
  • What a Startup Can Offer You

    Have you ever considered working for a startup or small business? Although they may at first appear a risky option, Will Orme argues that the challenges and rewards far outweigh ...

    What a Startup Can Offer You
  • Be Your Own Boss – How to Succeed at Building Your Own Business

    Have you ever thought about seeking an alternative to salaried employment? Is there an entrepreneur inside you just bursting to get out? Have you got the germ of an idea ...

    Be Your Own Boss - How to Succeed at Building Your Own Business
  • We’re All Crisis Managers Aren’t We?

    What opportunities exist for people with a background in military crisis management? Most assume that employment will be limited to the security sector or international humanitarian assistance. Using a short video ...

    We're All Crisis Managers Aren't We?
  • Using your Transferable Skills in Business

    From the battlefield to the boardroom: You’ve got the skills, but how can you persuade employers to understand this? Former SAS office Joff Sharpe is author of the book ‘Who Dares ...

    Using your Transferable Skills in Business
  • Starting a Career in Wealth Management

    What is wealth management and how does it fit into the broader Banking sector? How can your skills be best utilised for the industry? Daryl Grundy from Argent Ltd talks us through ...

    Starting a Career in Wealth Management
  • Recruiters: Their Value to Job Seekers

    Exactly what can the world of recruitment do for you? Nick Everard, Managing Director of specialist ex military recruiter J1 Consulting, will share revealing insights from his wealth of experience ...

    Recruiters: Their Value to Job Seekers
  • Challenging the Myths of the Bursar Role

    School Bursar and Ex-RAF Personnel Officer, Caroline Purdom, joins OA Career Consultant, Fiona Jackson, to dispel some of the Myths surrounding the role of a school bursar. The independent education sector ...

    Challenging the Myths of the Bursar Role
  • How to Approach Corporate Organisations

    Approaching a large, corporate organisation needn’t be a daunting task. Get employment tips on how to approach corporate organisations from the perspective of a a military officer in this webinar. Head ...

    How to Approach Corporate Organisations
  • The Fundamentals of a Career in Security

    What does a career in security actually entail? In this webinar we separate the myths from the reality with former Royal Marine George Bennet. George has worked across a variety of sectors ...

    The Fundamentals of a Career in Security
  • The Value of Internships in Finance 2014

    Would you like to gain a full-time role in finance? Hear from Laura Posthumus, a former RAF officer, and Thomas Davie, a former army officer, discuss how valuable their internship programme ...

    The Value of Internships in Finance 2014
  • The Fundamentals of Project Management

    What makes Project Management such an appealing career for Service Leavers? 90% of global senior executives and project management experts say good project management is key to delivering successful results and ...

    The Fundamentals of Project Management
  • Working Abroad

    Thinking about working abroad? There are numerous employment opportunities for former officers overseas, but taking one on involves more planning than a local job. Our very own Clive Lowe looks at how ...

    Working Abroad
  • Get the Job – Interview Techniques

    Is this your first interview after leaving the military? Or have you had a few unsuccessful interview attempts lately? This webinar addresses top tips for handling any interview and looks at ...

    Get the Job - Interview Techniques
  • Why You Need to Start Using Linkedin Properly Now

    We are joined by LinkedIn superstar Tim Savage for this exclusive insight into best practice for former military personnel using LinkedIn. Our very own Lisa Jones gets all of the essential ...

    Why You Need to Start Using Linkedin Properly Now
  • Financial Services – BNY Mellon

    We take a look at the employment opportunities in the Financial Services sector with particular focus on opportunities for Military Officers leaving the forces. We have an exclusive insider’s perspective from ...

    Financial Services - BNY Mellon
  • The Fundamentals of the Retail Sector

    The retail sector is more than the sharp end of shop floor sales – the functions of the supporting operation are wide and varying, and can offer an exciting pace ...

    The Fundamentals of the Retail Sector
  • The Fundamentals of Corporate Security

    Nick Hymans, the Regional Head of Security Services EMEA at Credit Suisse, joins us for our webinar to discuss the corporate security world of employment. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, ...

    The Fundamentals of Corporate Security
  • The Process of Career Transition

    Are you unsure how to get your resettlement started? Are you concerned about your progress? In this webinar we discuss the process of transitioning out of the Armed Services. We look ...

    The Process of Career Transition
  • The Fundamentals of the Facilities Management Sector

    We take a look at the employment opportunities in the Facilities Management sector with particular focus on opportunities for Military Officers leaving the forces. We have an exclusive insider’s perspective from ...

    The Fundamentals of the Facilities Management Sector
  • The Fundamentals of Oil and Gas

    Join us in our two-part series looking at the employment opportunities within the Oil and Gas sector with particular focus on opportunities for Military Officers leaving the forces. We have an ...

    The Fundamentals of Oil and Gas
  • Your CV from the Recruiters’ Perspective

    The Officers’ Association live Webinar offers career advice on how to make your CV stand out from the crowd by avoiding common mistakes and adopting best practice techniques. Watch the webinar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0Q-7mJo0nM

    Your CV from the Recruiters' Perspective