6th December 2019: External Event – Northumbria Healthcare Step Into Health Day – Newcastle upon Tyne

Northumbria Healthcare are running a Step into Health day for all those in the Armed Forces Community. The day is designed to give you an insight into Northumbria Healthcare as an organisation and to give you an idea of the various job roles available within it. The day will also focus on the application and […]

6th December 2018

28th November 2019: External Event – Bloomberg Military Veteran Insight Day – London

Bloomberg is excited to host Service leavers at the Bloomberg London office for an Insight Day. Bloomberg is committed to developing a more diverse workforce and recognises both the value that Service leavers bring and the challenges they can encounter in transitioning their careers into corporate roles. Many of the skill sets and characteristics held […]

28th November 2018

28th November 2019: External Event – St. James’s Place Academy Open Evening – Nottingham

The St. James’s Place Academy has supported lots of people leaving the military in making the smooth transition to becoming a successful financial planning and wealth advice professional. This is an exclusive event for individuals who are planning to leave the military and start a civilian career. You will have the opportunity to hear what […]

27th November 2019: External Event – Military @ Amazon Insight Day – London

Amazon is always looking for innovative thinkers to join them in making history. Amazon value teams with different backgrounds and experience, including those who have served in the Armed Forces. Whether you are currently transitioning out or have been out of the military for a while, you are invited you to come along and learn […]

27th November 2018

Opportunities with Citibank

Hosted by Citibank London, Laurence Whittingham, formerly of The Queen’s Royal Lancers; Nick Hill, formally of the Royal Marines; and Jack Pile, formally of The Household Cavalry will give an overview of their experiences leaving the military and starting a new career in finance in this webinar. As an active supporter of our armed forces, […]

5th August 2019

Officers have the skills to succeed at Highways England

Highways England will be running an Insight Day for military officers on 17th June. We catch up with Natalie Jones, Talent Specialist at Highways England, to find out why this is such a great opportunity for those looking for their next career after the Services. Natalie, this is the second Insight Day Highways England are […]

11th June 2019

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

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

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

The Value of Attending Insight Days

During your transition journey you’re likely to hear a lot of talk about the importance of attending networking events, careers fairs, online tutorials and insight days.  Insight days are often overlooked.  Attending them can be seen as a bit of a ‘luxury’ yet these events are run by employers with the specific purpose of giving […]

2nd May 2017

OA delighted to support a new Networking Group in Birmingham

Former Army Officer Mark Wilson Ramsay is primed to bring former and serving military officers together as he sets up a new networking group based in Birmingham. The networking group will be known as the Midlands Military Meet (M3) and will meet for the first time on 2nd March, 19.30-21.30 at The Old Contemptibles, 176 Edmund […]

2nd February 2017

Few places remain at Tesco armed forces recruitment event

Think Tesco is all about stacking shelves? Think again. Tesco has launched a drive to recruit former military personnel into high level careers across the company, offering jobs in everything from communications to logistics, security to project management. Special Insight Event on careers in Tesco 1st February 2017, Tesco HQ, Welwyn Garden City Note: Nearly […]

9th January 2017