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Leadership v Management

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As a Service leaver or a veteran, you will have exceptional leadership skills gained from your military training but take a moment to identify your…

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Job Seeking In 2021

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Finding civilian job success is more reliant on online networking and job boards than ever before. Clive Lowe, former Royal Engineer and Deputy Director of…

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Women Into Employment

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With the launch of a new event that focuses on employment outcomes for female ex-military personnel, OA Career Consultant Fiona Jackson considers the opportunities and…

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Fireside Chat | Job Hunting in a Pandemic with OA Career Consultants

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Our Career Consultants came together to answer your questions about job hunting in a pandemic, from advice on CVs to a look at the current…

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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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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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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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