“You’re not racing for yourself but for your Service”

Commander Toby Clay, Royal Navy Triathlon Chairman, spoke to us ahead of the OA Inter-Services Triathlon. Tell us about yourself I’ve served in the Royal Navy for just over 22 years, and I am a Lynx helicopter pilot by background. I currently work in the Carrier Strike and Aviation Division of the Navy Command Headquarters. […]

16th July 2018

How to Have a Successful Telephone Interview

Telephone and video interviews often form part of the interview process, so here are our top tips. Purpose The aim of telephone and video interviews is to reduce the number of applicants to a shortlist. The interviewer wants to know if you can support the claims you made on your CV. If it goes well, […]

23rd August 2017

OA Chief Executive, Lee Holloway, is Swimming in the OA Triathlon Team

Lee Holloway, the Officers’ Association (OA) Chief Executive, is swimming for the OA in the OA Inter-Services Triathlon at the end of July. We interviewed him to find out more. This year the triathlon is organised by the RAF Triathlon Association and sponsored by the OA. The Army, Navy and RAF will compete at the […]

25th July 2017

Can Luke Pollard Win His Third OA Inter-Services Triathlon in a Row?

Luke Pollard, who serves in the RAF, won the OA Inter-Services Triathlon in 2015 and 2016. He plans to win his third title on Wednesday. We interviewed Luke to find out what it takes to be a champion. Tell us about yourself I joined the RAF as a Supplier in 2011, after trade training I […]

24th July 2017

Meet Samantha Rose – the OA Inter-Services Triathlon 2016 Champion

Samantha Rose, an RAF officer, won the OA Inter-Services Triathlon in 2016. We interviewed her to discover what it takes to be a winning a triathlete ahead of the race next week. This year the triathlon is organised by the RAF Triathlon Association, and sponsored by the OA. The Army, Navy and RAF will compete […]

20th July 2017

Former Air Vice-Marshal, Steve Chisnall, to Cycle in the OA Triathlon Team

Steve Chisnall, an Officers’ Association (OA) Trustee and former Air Vice-Marshal, is cycling for the OA in the OA Inter-Services Triathlon at the end of July. We interviewed him to find out more. This year the triathlon is organised by the RAF Triathlon Association and sponsored by the OA. The Army, Navy and RAF will […]

17th July 2017

Former RAF Officer, Kate Tripp, to Run in the OA Triathlon Team

Kate Tripp is running for the OA in the OA Inter-Services Triathlon at the end of July. We interviewed her to find out more. This year the triathlon is organised by the RAF Triathlon Association and sponsored by the OA. The Army, Navy and RAF will compete at the annual event, in individual and team […]

12th July 2017

Get the Job – Interview Techniques

Is this your first interview after leaving the military? Or have you had a few unsuccessful interview attempts lately? This webinar addresses top tips for handling any interview and looks at the different types of strategies available to you. Joining our very own Fiona Jackson is Clive Lister, Managing Director of executive search and selection […]

29th July 2014

CV and Interview Preparation

We are joined by Milo Skene, a former Major in the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, who now works for Capco as a Management Consultant. Milo will guide us through the process of applying for roles with a specific focus on how this works at Capco. You will learn about: CV preparation Interview techniques Managing your […]

11th April 2017