1st October 2019: External Event – Barclays Military Talent Day – London

This event is an exclusive talent day for serving and former military personnel. In particular, if you wish to understand more about careers within the financial services sector, you are encouraged to attend. Join Barclays to hear from colleagues across the business, including a number of  former military. Presentations will focus on the different business […]

1st October 2018

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

This insight event offers the opportunity to hear from and meet with veterans who have made their own transition from the military. Discussion points of the day include matching your skills with requirements within the professional services, how to ‘civilianise’ your CV and the routes others have taken from the Armed Forces. Deloitte’s Insight Day […]

24th September 2018

23rd July 2019: OA Webinar – Opportunities with Citibank

If you are interested in coming along to the Citi Military Insight Day on Wednesday 14th August, this webinar is a must watch. 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 […]

23rd July 2018

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

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

23rd July 2019: External Event – Surrey Heartlands Step into Health NHS Careers Insight Event – Ashford

Hear about the transition from the Armed Forces into the NHS Learn about the many different roles within the NHS and speak to department managers Get advice on how to apply, your CV and interview skills This careers event is open to all Armed Forces Personnel, Service Leavers, Veterans and their Spouse / Partner and […]

23rd July 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

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