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Officers’ Association launches virtual employment forum for job seekers

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Officers looking to leave the Services, or those who have already left and are looking for work in the civilian job market, will have the…

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Report On Service Leavers Aged 50+

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New research published by the Officers’ Association has found that, despite the skills and experiences ex-forces personnel offer, over a third of 50+ Service leavers…

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Transitioning from the Military to Metro Bank

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Rupert Stevens successfully transitioned from the Army into Financial Services. We caught up with him to get some first-hand insights into making the move to…

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Job Hunting in a Pandemic

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In an unpredictable and changing landscape, what are the constants that you can rely upon in terms of job hunting? Jo Sturdy, Career Consultant with…

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Video Interviews: Get a Job from Isolation

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Billy Stephenson, Founder and MD at Stephenson Executive Search, shares his expert advice on video interviews…

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Stay Focused, Connected and Positive in Your Job Search

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Although this is a time of great uncertainty, it is important as ever to remain positive and practical in your approach to job hunting…

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My Transition Story – Matthew Raeside

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Former Royal Navy officer Matthew Raeside shares his transition story and how he decided on his new career, with the help of the OA. Leaving…

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What is the commercial value of being creative?

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You may not consider yourself creative, but in reality many Service leavers are perfect for roles in Media.

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Key factors in a successful job application

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While embarking on a job search can be a time-consuming process, it can also be highly rewarding, as it connects you to your true wants,…

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My Transition Story – Nicholas Wheatley

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Former Army officer Nicholas Wheatley, now part of HSBC’s Military Network, discusses his experiences working in Financial Services.

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