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

Network and recognise your commercial value to secure your future outside of the military

Just two of the key insights former England rugby star and RAF officer Rory Underwood MBE highlighted during his talk to a packed audience of serving and former officers in Bristol this week. Having left the RAF 18 years ago, Rory has faced the challenge of working out what he was going to do next […]

24th September 2018

Discover the Right Mind-Set for your Transition Journey at OA Employment Symposium in York

Business Psychologist, Carol Brooks, will share how best to prepare for a successful transition. In her keynote speech at our flagship career event in the North, Carol will discuss the psychological strategies you can adopt for your new career after leaving the Armed Forces. She will focus on the importance of building personal resilience through […]

4th June 2018

Veterans Work Film to Showcase at National Employer Conference

The series of Veterans Work films highlight the benefits of recruiting veterans, and aims to challenge misconceptions surrounding the recruitment of Service leavers. ‘What does an idea sound like?’ is one of the three films created, featuring Matt Barber, Clare Balding OBE, ‘Judge’ Robert Rinder, Richard Wilson, Nick Knowles, Larry Lamb and Joanna Lumley OBE. […]

15th March 2018

OA Supports BT’s Search for Cyber Security Talent

The BT Cyber Security Careers Insight Event will  help Service leavers and veterans start a career in cyber security. Cyber security is an exciting and growing field. Serving and former officers have many skills and experiences the industry needs, including adaptability, leadership, resilience and teamwork. The OA has been helping organisations to promote their cyber security events, including […]

7th March 2018

How to Get the Most out of the OA Employment Symposium

Here are our top tips to maximise the benefits of attending the biggest career event exclusively for the officer community. About the OA Employment Symposium 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. With its rich […]

11th 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

Book Your Place at the UK’s Biggest Employment Event for Officers

The OA Employment Symposium in London is essential for people wanting a new career after being an officer. The event brings together serving and former officers, key employers, industry experts and OA network contacts. The day involves break-out sessions and talks, covering industry insights and career advice. If you attend just one event during transition […]

13th September 2017

Military Friendly Employers Share Career Top Tips

The first OA Employment Symposium of 2017 brought together leading military friendly employers and industry experts keen to share their insight with those currently in transition, or seeking a further career change since leaving the Armed Forces. Hosted at York’s Network Rail Training Centre, this year’s event kicked off with a dedicated LinkedIn workshop to […]

5th July 2017

NHS Director challenges colleagues to recruit from the military

Ann McIntyre, Director of Workforce at Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust (GSST), is challenging NHS managers to recruit people with more diverse backgrounds, including from the military. She said that IT, HR, Engineering, Operational and Project Management are ideal departments for people with no healthcare experience. Ann McIntyre made her comments at the […]

3rd July 2017