15th January 2019: External Event – Deloitte Military Insight Day – London

Deloitte will be holding their next Insight Day on Tuesday 15th January 2019. Attendees will have the chance to find out what it’s like to work in a professional services. Throughout the day attendees will have the chance to hear from and meet with veterans who have made the transition from various parts of the […]

15th January 2018

Don’t Miss Out on This Year’s OA Officers’ Careers Forum

Gain better knowledge, more contacts and the confidence you need to pursue your new civilian career. At the OA Officers’ Careers Forum you will discover some of the opportunities available to transitioning and former officers, and be able to connect with industry experts. We can help you better understand how to successfully apply for civilian […]

16th October 2018

Here’s Why Our CEO Believes that Veterans are Good for Business

By Lee Holloway, CEO at the OA.  Recruiters have an opportunity to celebrate and benefit from the experience and skills honed during military service every single day of the year. Tapping into the talent pool of military veterans can ensure that Britain’s businesses make full use of the training that has been invested in those […]

9th July 2018

Northern Businesses to Increase Recruitment of Veterans

Businesses across the North of England supported a Veteran Recruitment Roadshow, with over 40 businesses of all sizes from across the region attending to learn more about how they could tap into the veteran talent pool. The event was hosted by Deloitte, The Drive Project and veterans’ charity the Officers’ Association at Virgin Money in […]

18th June 2018

OA Calls Northern Businesses to Attend Veteran Recruitment Roadshow

The OA is calling on local businesses across the North of England to attend its Veteran Work Northern Showcase event, which takes place Thursday 14th June at Virgin Money, Jubilee House, in Newcastle. Whilst 71% of medium and large organisations say they would consider employing veterans, only 39% would consider employing someone with no industry […]

21st May 2018

Book Your Place on the Deloitte Military Insight Day

Deloitte is running an event specifically for veterans wanting to work in cyber. Why attend? Attendees will have the opportunity to find out what it is like to work in a professional services firm, with a particular focus on working in the public sector cyber security team. Throughout the day attendees will have the chance […]

15th February 2018

OA Helps Service Leavers with Employment Symposium

On Tuesday 12th December, the OA held a national employment Symposium at Deloitte’s London headquarters. Former and serving officers in the Armed Forces attended to gain insight into different sectors and industries, as well as key tips for a successful transition into civilian employment. The main talks were live streamed via social media, and people […]

19th December 2017

OA Employment Symposium Now Fully Booked

But you can still register and watch the live stream of key presentations on the day. Due to popular demand, all available spaces have been filled at the forthcoming OA Employment Symposium on 12th December in London. A waiting list is now in operation and you can register your interest. However, you can still watch […]

16th November 2017

Stars Rally for Veteran Employment

Joanna Lumley, Ray Winstone and Richard Wilson are some of the celebrities starring in three short films promoting military veteran employment. The celebrities highlight the skills veterans can bring to employers, and some of the barriers that need to be overcome for them to secure new fulfilling careers when they leave the military. Other celebrity […]

27th October 2017

Speakers Announced for OA Employment Symposium in London

Industry experts will share their knowledge on building a career after the military. The OA Employment Symposium in London is the ‘must attend event’ for officers looking to get a head start in their next career after leaving the Services. Bringing together serving and former officers, key employers and industry experts. The day involves breakout […]

18th October 2017

How to Approach Corporate Organisations

Approaching a large, corporate organisation needn’t be a daunting task. Get employment tips on how to approach corporate organisations from the perspective of a a military officer in this webinar. Head of Talent Brand at Deloitte, Liz Coombs, shares her dos and don’ts of job seeking in the corporate world, along with further tips from […]

21st October 2014

Symposium 2016: Be open to change during your transition

How do you ‘lead yourself’ during a period of change? What value can you give to people? What’s your vision for the future?  Just some of the questions explored at the OA’s London Symposium, where officers in transition gained an insight into new careers and met employers who are actively recruiting. At our busiest symposium […]

15th December 2016

Report calls for employers to recognise the benefits of veterans to UK businesses

Research published today by Deloitte, the business advisory firm, in collaboration with armed forces charities the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) and the Officers’ Association, reveals a ‘stark disconnect between the rhetoric and the reality’ of veteran employment.‘Veterans Work: Recognising the potential of ex-Service personnel’ highlights that – despite more than 1,000 businesses signing the […]

18th November 2016