Quilter’s launches trainee programme for Service Leavers

Lauren Ashworth, Recruitment Manager with Quilter Financial Advisers School, met service leavers at the launch of Quilter’s fast-track financial advisers programme. Sitting around the table with 5 military personnel, looking for their next career move, I was struck by their nervousness around this next phase of their careers. I mean, to me, these individuals had […]

22nd August 2019

10th October 2019: External Event – St. James’s Place Academy Open Evening – Exeter

The St. James’s Place Academy has supported hundreds of people to make a smooth transition in becoming a successful Financial Planning and Wealth Advice Professional. This event gives you the opportunity to; Hear from individuals currently working in Finance and Wealth Management Learn what it is like to be a Wealth Manager, including what a […]

10th October 2018

25th September 2019: External Event – St. James’s Place Academy Open Evening – Bristol

The St. James’s Place Academy has supported hundreds of people to make a smooth transition in becoming a successful Financial Planning and Wealth Advice Professional. This event gives you the opportunity to; Hear from individuals currently working in Finance and Wealth Management Learn what it is like to be a Wealth Manager, including what a […]

25th September 2018

12th September 2019: External Event – Goldman Sachs Veterans Insight Evening – London

The Goldman Sachs Veterans Integration Program (VIP) provides Service leavers with an opportunity to develop their professional skills, strengthen their understanding of financial services and prepare for careers in the industry. Applicants for the 2020 program will open in October, in the meantime, Goldman Sachs invites you to attend their insight evening for veterans and […]

12th September 2018

18th September 2019: External Event – Northern Trust Insight Day – London

Could you survive in an office? The Military Appreciation and Awareness Business Resource Council (MAARC) will be providing an introduction to the Finance Industry with Northern Trust. Northern Trust Corporation is a global financial services company, headquartered in Chicago, USA that caters to corporations, institutional investors, and high net worth individuals. The company provides the […]

18th September 2018

Working at Citi Group – A veteran’s point of view

Laurence Whittingham spent 7 years in The Queen’s Royal Lancers, based in Catterick. Over the course of his career he completed two tours of Afghanistan, an exchange with the Australian cavalry and exercised in Norway, Lithuania, Canada and the UK working as a Troop Leader, Aide de Camp, Operations officer and finally as Adjutant. Laurence […]

22nd July 2019

24th September 2019: External Event – Deloitte Insight Afternoon – An Insight into Professional Services – London

Transitioning out of the armed forces is a challenging time. The amount of options you have can be rather daunting – let us make things a little clearer. How do my skills match those needed within professional services? How have others transitioned from the Armed Forces to Professional Services? How do I civilianise my CV? […]

24th September 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

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