Veterans’ Charity highlights civilian roles for officers at key employment event

The Officers’ Association (OA) is to provide a complete day of networking, industry know-how and insight from employers for serving, transitioning and former officers to help improve their chances of finding civilian jobs. Hosted by BT, the Officers’ Employment Forum will focus on increasing employability in civilian life and aims to deliver a combination of […]

14th November 2019

2nd December 2019: Officers’ Employment Forum – London

Join us at this year’s Officers’ Employment Forum as we bring together employers, industry experts, HR directors and career consultants to provide a complete day of networking, industry insight and expertise for those planning their next civilian role. Hosted by BT, the day combines career focused break-out sessions with opportunities to meet directly with employers […]

2nd December 2018

My Military Transition Story – Meri Mayhew

My name is Meri Mayhew. I joined the RAF in 1989 and served as an Air Traffic Control Officer until 2003. I thoroughly enjoyed my time in the RAF, particularly the interesting and varied roles, the camaraderie and the social life. A professional highlight was my tour in Afghanistan, running day-to-day air traffic operations at […]

27th September 2019

Be Positive, Be Confident and Be Yourself – The McKinsey Insight Day

On Friday 21st June, the OA partnered with McKinsey to hold an insight day for serving and former military personnel to learn about the work they do and what it means to be a consultant. McKinsey also shared practical tips on the application process. Overview of McKinsey McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting […]

22nd August 2019

How Veterans Can Become Consultants

Rob Whittle, founder of the niche management consultancy JPTS ltd and an Infantry Officer, shares his thoughts. Consultancy in its purest form is helping a person or organisation with solving a problem. If you like learning quickly, working with different people, taking the lead and implementing change, then you should consider becoming a consultant. I […]

14th May 2019

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 FDM? Life on-site as an IT Consultant Prospects Watch the webinar:

1st April 2019

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 will cover what Equinox are all about and introduce their first recruitment event of 2019. With a large number of vacancies, from Project Management […]

6th February 2019

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 adopt new technology, re-design processes and meet regulatory requirements. Capco has over 5000 staff in 28 offices across the globe and […]

13th November 2018

“Don’t undervalue your Service skills”

Richard Graybrook is a former Army officer who has gone on to have a successful career in management consultancy. Here are his top transition tips. 1. Don’t put off leaving just because you don’t know what lies ahead My tip for anyone looking to begin his or her transition phase is don’t be put off […]

8th November 2018

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 services and project management consultancy at SNC-Lavalin (SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins in July 2017), and give tips on how to make the most of your transferable […]

29th August 2018

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 Capco give insight into their experience with working in the consulting industry, including the different types of organisations and typical projects you may be involved […]

3rd November 2015

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 Consulting business. He also provides an overview of opportunities available at Capco for ex-Service personnel and the culture within the organisation. This webinar looks […]

17th January 2017

Freelancing – risky business or your best decision yet?

Do your transition plans automatically discount the idea of going freelance? Ever find yourself wondering if you can make a living working for yourself? Or maybe you’ve already transitioned and feel that now could be the right time to find something more gratifying by working for yourself. If you can charge for your knowledge and […]

25th January 2017

Consultant of the Year’s Top Tips on Transitioning

Richard Graybrook is a Principal Management Consultant at Turner & Townsend where he has been recognised as their 2016 Consultant of the Year. Richard started working life as a tradesman in the construction sector before enlisting as a combat engineer in the Army, in a career spanning thirty years, and one that saw him commissioned […]

16th January 2017

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 just some of the challenges you could be tackling in a top three management consultancy firm. From the initial screening of candidates to the final […]

28th July 2015