30th January 2020: External Event – Burberry Recruiting Open Day – Leeds

At this recruitment open day, you will hear about Burberry’s journey to Leeds, the future growth and career opportunities. Burberry is one of the world’s most recognisable brands with a global presence. Over the last 100 hundred years, Burberry has had a close association with the British military, from providing the famous trench coats from […]

30th January 2019

25th February 2020: External Event – Military is Good for Construction Networking Day – London

This Military is Good for Construction networking day is designed to provide Service leavers and veterans with a broad understanding of construction and how the military skill set transfers to the sector. On the day you will have the opportunity to network with construction companies, whilst learning about current and future opportunities. Forces Friendly employers […]

25th February 2019

12th March 2020: External Event – Military @ Amazon Insight Day – Kegworth

Amazon is always looking for innovative thinkers to join its team and this insight day gives you the chance to find out more about how Amazon is revolutionising operations and ensuring customers have the best possible experience. Amazon’s teams come from diverse backgrounds, are driven by the ability to invent and simplify and deliver results […]

12th March 2019

13th February 2020: External Event – RuRALink Rural Careers Insight Day – Cirencester

At this free to attend insight day, you will find out all about the bespoke courses on offer from RuRALink and partner organisations specifically designed for Service leavers seeking a follow-on career in the land-based sector. Agenda: 13:30 Doors open; opportunity to view indoor and outdoor displays. Drinks available. 14:00 Welcome and Overview of Rural […]

13th February 2019

27th February 2020: External Event – BuildForce Armed Forces Insight Day – Manchester

Hosted by Wates, the Insight Day will focus on local and nationwide construction and the built environment, current and pipeline opportunities, and a chance to talk to key employers from the BuildForce Alliance, including Amey, Balfour Beatty, Balfour Beatty Vinci HS2 JV, Building Heroes, Danny Sullivan, Eiffage Kier HS2 JV, Highways England, Jacobs, Kier, Mace, […]

27th February 2019

20th February 2020: External Event – Deloitte Military Insight Day – Belfast

Transitioning out of the armed forces is a challenging time, the number of options you have can be rather daunting and Deloitte want to help make things a little clearer. This event is an Insight into Professional Services by Deloitte aimed at former and serving military personnel and will answer some of your most pressing […]

20th February 2019

6th February 2020: External Event – Deloitte Military Insight Day – London

Transitioning out of the armed forces is a challenging time, the number of options you have can be rather daunting and Deloitte want to help make things a little clearer. This event is an Insight into Professional Services by Deloitte aimed at former and serving military personnel and will answer some of your most pressing […]

6th February 2019

31st January 2020: External Event – Boston Consulting Group Insight Afternoon – London

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) invites serving or former military personnel looking to explore opportunities within consultancy to their London office for the afternoon. During the afternoon you will have the opportunity to learn more about consulting and life at BCG, hearing from a range of speakers at various levels within BCG.  You will also have […]

31st January 2019

31st January 2020: External Event – Armed Forces Insight Day at UBS – London

Leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills run deep from your time in the military.  It is now time to put this experience to good use.  It is now time to capitalise on these skills. In partnership with the UK Veterans’ Network, UBS invites you to their Armed Forces Insight day where you will hear from former […]

25th February 2020: External Event – Schroders Military Insight Day – London

Schroders Investment Management and Cazenove Capital would like to invite Service leavers to an insight day to be held on the afternoon of 25 Feb 2020. Schroders is one of the largest Asset Managers in the UK, with over £450bn of assets currently under management. Cazenove Capital is the Wealth Management division of Schroders, managing […]

25th February 2019

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