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2: Identifying Growing Industry Sectors

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Boost your job search in 2021 with the OA’s series of expert careers advice. We start with the fundamental question: How do you identify your…

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Officers Into Teaching

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Former army officer and OA Director of Employment, Laura Blair, shares her passion for education as a career pathway for veterans.

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1: Identifying Your Skills and Strengths

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Boost your job search in 2021 with the OA’s series of expert careers advice. We start with the fundamental question: How do you identify your…

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New Year, New Civilian Career

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OA Career Consultant Jo Sturdy advises planning ahead to avoid transition ground-rush.

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Getting CV Ready: Expert CV Advice

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Let’s face it; the reason your CV is crucial in the job application process is that it’s the one document designed to ‘position’ you as…

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Be Street-Smart, Agile and Adaptable to Find Your Next Role in an Ever-Changing Economic Climate

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The genie is out of the bottle. Employees and employers have found working from home to be just as productive and it is unlikely there…

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In an environment of risk and uncertainty, why do military people shine?

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The ability of military people to feel comfortable with uncertainty and problem solve with imperfect information is, without doubt, an asset in such unprecedented times.

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Employment Challenges to Your Transition

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Nobody said it was going to be easy, and certainly the onslaught of Covid-19 isn’t making anything simpler, but if you had wanted an easy…

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Working in the Third Sector – why it might appeal to Service leavers?

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“Working for a charity or a not-for-profit can be incredibly rewarding,” confirms Clive Lowe…

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Resettlement is close to our heart at The Forces Pension Society

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“Resettlement is not something that’s done to you but rather something you undertake.”    

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