14th August 2019: External Event – Citi Military Insight Day – London

The Citi military insight day is aimed at serving and ex-military personnel interested in a career within a global financial institution. Citi are an active supporter of the armed forces and are committed to attracting the unique skills and leadership capabilities of military veterans. Citi are offering service leavers the opportunity to join their front […]

14th August 2018

11th September 2019: External Event – J.P. Morgan Chase & Co Insight Evening – London

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small-business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers and many of […]

11th September 2018

28th June 2019: External Event – Armed Forces to Capco Open Day – London

We (Capco) are a global management and technology consultancy dedicated to the financial services industry. Our professionals combine innovative thinking with unrivalled industry and domain expertise to offer our clients consulting expertise, complex technology and package integration, transformation delivery, and managed services, to move their organizations forward. Through our collaborative and efficient approach, we help […]

28th June 2018

June 2019: External Event – St James’s Place Academy Open Evening – Various Locations

Changing careers may sound daunting but with the St. James’s Place Academy, we’ve supported hundreds of people just like you to make the smooth transition to becoming a successful Wealth Advice Professional. At this event, you will have the opportunity to hear what it’s like to be a Wealth Advice Professional from people who have […]

18th June 2018

Financial Services, Consulting and Mythbusting with CAPCO

In this webinar Capco will cover: What is Financial Services What a consultant does Mythbusting Capco is a financial services management consultancy working with some of the world’s largest financial institutions helping them to adopt new technology, re-design processes and meet regulatory requirements. Capco has over 5000 staff in 28 offices across the globe and […]

13th November 2018

BNY Mellon Returning Military Programme 2018

This webinar will be focusing on the BNY Mellon six-week work placement and training programme. Areas that will be covered in the webinar include: Transferable skills needed for a career within BNY Mellon Detail on the business areas where placements will be available Further information on the benefits of the programme, how to apply and […]

17th April 2018

The Value of Veteran Internships at Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs held a networking evening on Tuesday 17th October 2017 to promote their 2018 Veterans’ Integration Programme (VIP). An internship programme such as this is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the industry and specifically the range of openings available within Goldman Sachs to start your new career in financial services with a top […]

3rd October 2017

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

Understanding opportunities in Financial Services – BNY Mellon

Many Officers leave the Military to work in Financial Services, but it is a diverse industry with many job opportunities. Lisa Jones, OA Career Consultant, and Damian Jones, BNY Mellon (BNYM) Vice President and Programme Manager, ran a webinar about the different roles available in the industry. What roles are Ex-Military recruited into? Over the […]

8th June 2017

Armed Forces to Capco Consulting Opportunities

Capco is a global business and technology consultancy dedicated to the financial services industry. Over recent years Capco has employed a number of ex-Armed Forces Officers and in this webinar Capco give insight into their experience with working in the consulting industry, including the different types of organisations and typical projects you may be involved […]

3rd November 2015

Only days left to join the BNY Mellon Returning Military Programme

There are now only 3 days left to apply for a place on BNY Mellon’s Returning Military Programme, so we caught up with Damian Jones, their Vice President, Programme Manager – Global Talent & Development, to discuss the reasons why officers  should consider working for the worlds largest custody bank. Places are limited, but the […]

26th May 2017

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 hold 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

Careers Outside of London – Virgin Money

If you want to secure a role in Financial Services, do you need to head for London? No is the simple answer and in this webinar Nick Calder will explore how he successfully secured a role in Newcastle with Virgin Money after leaving The Royal Regiment of Scotland as a Lt. Colonel. Ed Pashley and […]

16th 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

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