Opportunities with Global Investment Firm BlackRock

If you are in your last 12 months of service or within 12 months of leaving the Armed Forces and looking to transition into a career within financial services, then watch this webinar. BlackRock is a global investment firm, trusted to manage more assets than any other. Its clients are companies, governments, foundations, and millions […]

19th September 2017

Transition from the Military to the Financial Services Industry on Facebook Live

In this week’s Facebook Live broadcast we are joined by Milo from the Capco office in London, as he discusses his own personal transition from the military into the financial services industry.   Watch the broadcast:    

3rd November 2016

Financial Services – BNY Mellon

We take a look at the employment opportunities in the Financial Services sector with particular focus on opportunities for Military Officers leaving the forces. We have an exclusive insider’s perspective from Andrea Crompton, of BNY Mellon, with extra insight from our own Lisa Jones. Financial services are the largest market resource within the world, in […]

15th July 2014

Financial Services: It’s not just a numbers game

Many believe that money is at the absolute heart of Financial Services and the career paths involved remain unvaried but the OA’s recent Pathfinder article revealed that there’s so much more to the sector than numbers… From FinTech (financial technology) start-ups to operations management and cyber security the diversity of roles means that there is […]

17th May 2017

‘Joining the Armed Forces doesn’t put you back in your career – it makes you more marketable’

Within five minutes of speaking to Francis, you quickly realise that he isn’t your archetypal private banker. Certainly he is well spoken, erudite and passionate as you would expect, but it’s around helping others to recognise their strengths and abilities to make the most of translating their military skills, that really gets him engaged. Francis […]

15th May 2017

Transition Story: let your curiosity lead the way

You may be forgiven for thinking that Rachel’s voluntary commitments at Barclays sound as demanding and time consuming as her full-time work. From her activities as co-chair of one of the Barclay’s Women’s Initiative Networks, to organising the annual Light The Night Dragon Boat race for Bloodwise and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Rachel also […]

9th May 2017

Landing the right role – Careers with HSBC

After a career spanning 20 years in the Royal Marines, Steven Lee is now a Delivery and Assurance Director at HSBC. He joined us to discuss his transition timeline and the range of recruitment opportunities available at HSBC ahead of the forthcoming recruitment day HSBC are hosting.Since joining HSBC in 2014, Steven is now in […]

27th April 2017

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

The Value of Internships in Finance 2015

Would you like to gain a full-time role in finance? Hear former officers discuss how valuable their internship programme with Goldman Sachs was in securing their positions.   Watch the webinar:  

13th October 2015

Transition Story: making your military skills work for you

The skills and knowledge you gain throughout your military career are of enormous value to business. This is the resounding message coming from organisations like Virgin Money, who now actively recruit former service personnel in recognition of their skill sets and the value they add to their business. Richard Garman is a perfect example of […]

13th January 2017

Showing how your military background makes you the perfect candidate for working in HR

Job hunting success in the finance sector is all about clearly matching your military experience with the competencies required by the job. So says Barney Meehan, former Army Captain and now HR Project Manager for Employee Services at Nationwide Building Society. Think ahead Ahead of the application process and interview, spend time considering the competencies […]

4th January 2017

Finding your way into the financial services sector

For many Officers, a career in the financial services sector can provide a viable opportunity to maximise the skills gained during their Service career. Ian Philpot (pictured right) had a 12 year career in the Military Corps. He is now Senior Business Control Specialist in the Transaction Reporting Team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. […]

16th May 2016