4th September 2019: Want to Work for Yourself? Self-Employment Discovery Workshop – London

Want to Work for Yourself? A one day workshop to help kick-start your business ideas and discover if working for yourself could be your next career step. Get an insight into the commercial life-skills and know-how needed to launch a new business or sustain a freelance career. Run by X-Forces Enterprise (XFE), specialists in providing […]

4th September 2018

25th June 2019: External Event – Londist Construction Industry Insight Event supported by BuildForce – London

The Insight Day will focus on local and nationwide construction and the built environment pipeline opportunities and a chance to talk to key employers from the BuildForce Alliance, including Arcadis, Balfour Beatty, Balfour Beatty Vinci HS2 JV, Chapman Ventilation, Clancy Group, Crest Nicholson, DeltaV Partners, Eiffage Kier HS2 JV, Faithful & Gould, GallifordTry, HE Simm, […]

25th June 2018

24th September 2019: OA Event – LinkedIn Workshop – London

Open to officers and their dependants, this workshop is a brilliant opportunity to learn how to amend your profile so that it shines to employers and your network contacts. Bring along your laptop and edit as you learn with Lincoln Coutts, LinkedIn expert and Social Media Consultant. If you are unsure how to get started […]

24th September 2018

25th June 2019: External Event – Barclays Military Women Careers Day – London

Barclays invite you to their Military Women Careers Event in conjunction with the AFTER team (Armed Forces Transition, Employment and Resettlement team) and Win, Barclays’ gender network. The day aims to share the experience of working at Barclays and inspire your career journey. You will be able to talk with members of Win, and hear from […]

25th June 2018

26th June 2019: External Event – KPMG CV Writing and Interview Workshop – London

This workshop is aimed at equipping Service Leavers with CV writing skills and interview techniques required when looking to transition into the corporate world. Attendees will have the opportunity to develop these key skills by working ‘one on one’ with members of both KPMG’s Recruitment Team and Military Network over the course of the afternoon. […]

26th June 2018

June 2019: External Event – St James’s Place Academy Open Evening – Various Locations

Changing careers may sound daunting but with the St. James’s Place Academy, we’ve supported hundreds of people just like you to make the smooth transition to becoming a successful Wealth Advice Professional. At this event, you will have the opportunity to hear what it’s like to be a Wealth Advice Professional from people who have […]

18th June 2018

17th July: The Leaders Club – Richard Bevan, What Makes a Successful Manager? – London

Richard Bevan is the Chief Executive for the League Managers Association. More details of his talk and The Leaders Club’s July networking event to follow. 18:30 – 19:30 Arrival and Networking19:00 – 20:00 Speaker21:00 – close Networking Date: Wednesday 15th May 2019 Time: 18:30 – 20:30 Location: De Vere West One, 9-10 Portland Place, London W1B 1PR […]

17th July 2018

19th June 2019: The Leaders Club – How Level is the Playing Field? – London

The Leaders Club believes the playing field still remains far from level. For their June event, The Leaders Club are bringing together four female leaders each successful and with a great story but also having experienced issues and challenges along the way that they have had to tackle in order to move forwards. The panel […]

19th June 2018

26th June 2019: Want to Work for Yourself? Self-Employment Discovery Workshop – London

Want to Work for Yourself? A one day workshop to help kick-start your business ideas and discover if working for yourself could be your next career step. Get an insight into the commercial life-skills and know-how needed to launch a new business or sustain a freelance career. Run by X-Forces Enterprise (XFE), specialists in providing […]

26th June 2018

We Are Not Damaged Says Minister and Veteran

Minister for Defence People and Veterans Tobias Ellwood MP says we must challenge false perceptions of veterans. Tobias Ellwood, a former Army officer, said: “That is a real challenge that we have, because too many people out there think because we served we are damaged.” The Minister made his comments at the Officers’ Association Careers […]

11th December 2018

Don’t Miss Out on This Year’s OA Officers’ Careers Forum

Gain better knowledge, more contacts and the confidence you need to pursue your new civilian career. At the OA Officers’ Careers Forum you will discover some of the opportunities available to transitioning and former officers, and be able to connect with industry experts. We can help you better understand how to successfully apply for civilian […]

16th October 2018

OA Employment Symposium Now Fully Booked

But you can still register and watch the live stream of key presentations on the day. Due to popular demand, all available spaces have been filled at the forthcoming OA Employment Symposium on 12th December in London. A waiting list is now in operation and you can register your interest. However, you can still watch […]

16th November 2017

Book Your Place at the UK’s Biggest Employment Event for Officers

The OA Employment Symposium in London is essential for people wanting a new career after being an officer. The event brings together serving and former officers, key employers, industry experts and OA network contacts. The day involves break-out sessions and talks, covering industry insights and career advice. If you attend just one event during transition […]

13th September 2017

How to Make it in The City – An Insider View from the Insurance World – Lloyds

The London insurance market is a unique but largely unknown industry at the heart of the City of London. However, many of the skill sets and characteristics held by ex-military and serving reservists are highly valued and sought after. In this webinar Rich Millbank, from JLT group, discusses his transition from the Army into the […]

20th June 2017

Forces into Health

Formed in response to a growing number of ex-forces personnel who have either transitioned, or are thinking of transitioning, into the Health Sector. The group and the network aim to support those individuals with contacts, advice and information, wherever possible. In particular, it signposts opportunities and recommends ‘points of entry’, working where appropriate and mutually […]

29th November 2016