17th October 2018: External Event – Chubb Military Insight Day – London

Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. With operations in 54 countries and territories, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight […]

30th March 2017

8th October 2018: Deloitte Military Insight Day – London

Deloitte will be holding their next Insight Day on Monday 8th October 2018 . Attendees will have the chance to find out what it’s like to work in a professional services firm. Throughout the day attendees will have the chance to hear from and meet with veterans who have made the transition from various parts […]

8th April 2017

4th October 2018: External Event – Londist Construction Industry Insight Event Supported by BuildForce – London

BuildForce is a collaborative industry-led programme, part-funded by the CITB, with an objective to reduce skills gaps in construction whilst offering a second career to the military personnel. They connect the military community to construction careers through a UK-wide BuildForce Alliance of employers, industry bodies and charities, supported by Government. BuildForce isn’t a recruitment agency, offering much more […]

12th April 2017

25th October 2018: External Event – Sage Military Insight Day – Newcastle upon Tyne

Sage has 13,000 employees and serves over three million customers in 23 countries across mainland Europe, Africa, Australia, Asia, and Latin America. The Insight Day is intended to provide Service leavers with the opportunity to learn more about Sage as a business, and the breadth of opportunities within the UK’s technology market. Sage will also […]

5th March 2017

12th October 2018: External Event – BlackRock Insight Day – London

BlackRock is a global investment firm, trusted to manage more assets than any other. Its clients are companies, governments, foundations, and millions of individuals saving for retirement, their children’s educations, and a better life. BlackRock is passionate about providing products and services that can help them build a strong financial future. BlackRock employees from around […]

6th April 2017

5th October 2018: External Event – Military Insight Day: Professional Services at Atkins – Bristol

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business will be putting on a Military Insight Day at its Bristol office. The event aims to inform those looking to transition out of the military about the types of roles that Atkins offers, and provide insight into where their skills and experience can fit in, based on our employees’ stories. Atkins is […]

10th April 2017

5th October 2018: External Event – Armed Forces to Capco Insight Day – London

Capco has employed a number of service leavers in recent years, all of whom have complemented their team-orientated culture and become an integral part of delivering innovative solutions to the challenges their clients face. Capco are actively seeking ambitious service leavers who have already left or are in the process of leaving the forces. Capco […]

25th October 2018: External Event – Travis Perkins Insight Day – Warrington

Travis Perkins plc is one of the largest builder merchants in the UK with over 2,000 branches and 20+ industry leading businesses. With 200 years of heritage, they pride themselves on their family values and commitment towards their customers. Visiting Travis Perkins’ large Logistics Hub in the North West at their Insight Day will give […]

5th March 2017

1st November 2018: External Event – Chapman Ventilation Insight Day – Herts/London

Chapman Ventilation are hosting monthly Service Leavers Insight Days for Leavers looking towards a second career in the Construction or Mechanical Engineering sector. These opportunities would be suited to experienced (degree or HND qualified) Mechanical or Civil Engineers. Hosting up to a maximum of six delegates, the Insight Day begins at Chapman Ventilation’s Head Office […]

25th February 2017

4th October 2018: External Event – Chapman Ventilation Insight Day – Herts/London

Chapman Ventilation are hosting monthly Service Leavers Insight Days for Leavers looking towards a second career in the Construction or Mechanical Engineering sector. These opportunities would be suited to experienced (degree or HND qualified) Mechanical or Civil Engineers. Hosting up to a maximum of six delegates, the Insight Day begins at Chapman Ventilation’s Head Office […]

12th April 2017

25th October 2018: External Event – BNY Mellon, Placement and Training Programme Insight Day – London

The insight day will give details about the placement and training programme. Programme Dates:  4th March – 12th April 2019 Five key components of the programme: Project work – Leverage skills and gain financial services experience by undertaking a project within a BNY Mellon team. Networking – Attend events hosted by key business managers and recruiters, including welcome […]

5th March 2017

2nd October 2018: External Event – FDM Ex-Forces Insight Day – London

If you are unavailable on this date please look at the other dates offered below. FDM would like to invite all Service leavers to join them at one of their Ex-Forces Insight Days. The day will give you the opportunity to find out what the FDM Ex-Forces Programme has to offer. During the event, you […]

16th April 2017

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 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

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