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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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6: How to Impress at Interview

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Our final edition of ‘Six Steps to Job Success’ reveals all you need to know to impress at interview…

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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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5: How to Bring Your CV to Life

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Employers spend about four seconds scanning a CV, so it’s crucial to stand out from the crowd. Read our fifth step to job success and…

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4: How to Connect With the Right Employers

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Getting noticed by employers can feel like a daunting task. Our fourth step to job success aims to clear the fog and answer the question:…

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3: Presenting Yourself as the Skill Gap Solution

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Employers want to know how you can fix their organisational gaps. In our third step to job success we reveal: ‘How to present yourself as…

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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. Our second installment reveals industries that are buoyant right now and…

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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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