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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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Officers Into Teaching

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Former army officer and OA Director of Employment, Laura Blair, shares her passion for education as a career pathway for veterans.

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Careers in Financial Services | UBS

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We caught up with two former officers who transitioned into a career in finance to hear their first-hand experience and advice…

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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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Officer Talent and Economic Uncertainty

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While the world is caught on the back foot, engulfed by anxiety and fear about the future, the OA has a raft of ‘Talent Ready’…

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Getting CV Ready: Expert CV Advice

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Let’s face it; the reason your CV is crucial in the job application process is that it’s the one document designed to ‘position’ you as…

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How the OA will Support Officer Job Seekers in 2021

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In terms of the current jobs market, it’s fair to say the world is a complex place right now, but your experience, aptitudes and skills put you…

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Armistice Day – reflections on the military’s outstanding service, past, present, and future by former Air Marshal, Sir Baz North and Lee Holloway, CEO of the Officers’ Association.

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Former military personnel who have made the transition to civilian employment, have distinguished themselves as problem solvers, agile, diverse in thought and able to motivate others despite…

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