Tuesday 01st September 2020

10:00 - 16:00



Engage with targeted employers and recruitment experts, to get focused on your civilian job search...

Now, more than ever, it is vital you know what is happening in the jobs market to understand how it will affect your employment outcomes.  Join us as we bring together employers, recruitment specialists and career expertise to help you focus, plan and identify future potential job opportunities.

Whatever stage of career transition you’re at, this event will give you the motivation and confidence to make your next move. Hear from senior leaders, across a range of sectors, providing up-to-date insights into the changing jobs market. Learn about emerging sectors and current opportunities from those actively recruiting and let us help you find your best fit.

This day is tailored to you – allowing you to access the sessions most relevant to your current job situation.

5 reasons to attend

  • Gain practical, useable advice on finding & securing your next role
  • Develop a better understanding of civilian employers
  • Realise the potential of networking
  • Be inspired and motivated to take the next step
  • And understand where 'my best fit' is within the civilian jobs market


09:50 - 10:00 Dial in
10:00 - 10:05 Event Welcome
Esme Dickson, Employer Engagement Manager, Officers’ Association
10:05 - 10:10 Executive Welcome
Lee Holloway, CEO of the Officers’ Association
10:10 - 10:30 Virtual Job Seeking Advice
OA Career Consultants, Lisa Jones and Fiona Jackson
10:45 - 11:30 Executive Insights:
10:45 -11:00 Neil Carberry, Chief Executive of The Recruitment & Employment Confederation
11:00 - 11:15 Kate Jolly, CEO of Briars Group
11:15 - 11:30 Jon Geldart, Director General of The Institute of Directors
11:30 - 11:45 Q&A panel
11:45 – 11:55 Short Break
11:55 – 13:00 Employer Presentations with UK Atomic Energy Authority and more to be announced
13:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 14:00 Get the Job You Want: Creating and Adjusting Your Online Brand
Matthew Hand, Enterprise Account Director, LinkedIn
14:00 - 15:00 Transition Panel
15:00 - 15:10 Short Break
15:10 - 15:30 Negotiating Salary & Packages
Nick Everard, Managing Consultant, Executive Search at SMJ Consulting Services Ltd
15:30 - 15:50 Maintaining Momentum: Next Step & Personal Development
Jo Sturdy, Career Consultant, Officers’ Association
15:50 - 16:00 The Future of the Officers’ Association
16:00 Q&A and Close

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