17th October 2019: External Event – Security Cleared Expo – London

The Security Cleared Expo is a careers fair for individuals who are Security Cleared to DV, SC, CTC, NATO or NPPV level. With over 80 exhibitors, the Expo gives attendees the opportunity to meet with hiring managers and recruitment agencies directly. Due to the sensitivity of some job opportunities, recruiters will not always advertise their […]

17th October 2018

17th October 2019: External Event – Cyber Security Expo – London

The Cyber Security EXPO is the only dedicated recruitment event designed for Clients and Recruitment Agencies that operate within the Cyber Security industry. The EXPO gives attendees the opportunity to meet with hiring managers and recruitment agencies directly. Due to the sensitivity of some job opportunities, recruiters will not always advertise their roles online. The […]

12th September 2019: External Event – Goldman Sachs Veterans Insight Evening – London

The Goldman Sachs Veterans Integration Program (VIP) provides Service leavers with an opportunity to develop their professional skills, strengthen their understanding of financial services and prepare for careers in the industry. Applicants for the 2020 program will open in October, in the meantime, Goldman Sachs invites you to attend their insight evening for veterans and […]

12th September 2018

8th October 2019: OA Event – Risk Workshop – London

What does a career in Risk Management look like in a civilian context? Organisational resilience and effective Risk Management provide the foundation for companies to prosper. In this workshop we will discuss what Risk looks like outside the military, exploring a variety of industries, roles, and routes in. Join us to hear from Service Leavers […]

8th October 2018

18th September 2019: External Event – Northern Trust Insight Day – London

Could you survive in an office? The Military Appreciation and Awareness Business Resource Council (MAARC) will be providing an introduction to the Finance Industry with Northern Trust. Northern Trust Corporation is a global financial services company, headquartered in Chicago, USA that caters to corporations, institutional investors, and high net worth individuals. The company provides the […]

18th September 2018

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

10th September 2019: External Event – What it Really Means to be A Non-Executive Director – London

OnBoarding Officers is hosting a free programme taster evening to give those interested in pursuing Non-Executive Director roles an insight into what it takes to join the boardroom.  Come along to discover why senior officers leadership skills translate into the boardroom. Jo Haigh, The Sunday Times and IoD NE & Yorkshire NED of the Year, […]

10th September 2018

6th November 2019: The Leaders Club – Annual Dinner – London

On their 10th birthday, The Leaders Club is delighted to announce that Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Paralympian, will be the principal guest and speaker for their annual dinner. Tanni’s first Paralympics was in Seoul in 1988 where she won Bronze. Four years later she won 4 Gold in Barcelona, then in Atlanta in 1996 she came […]

6th November 2018

18th September 2019: The Leaders Club – Steve Richards, Lessons in Leadership – London

Join The Leaders Club for their September event in London with Steve Richards, Political Journalist. About Steve Steve Richards is one of Britain’s leading political commentators and broadcasters. Presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Week in Westminster, Steve has presented BBC series on Blair, Cameron, Miliband, and Corbyn, and recently presented a major series for Radio […]

18th September 2018

3rd October 2019: External Event – Amazon CV and Interview Workshop – London

**Please note that this event is now closed for registrations** Leaving the military can be tough! CVs and Interviews can seem so alien. If you are thinking about Amazon as a future career move, or even if you are looking elsewhere, we want to help you crack your CV and give you some real life […]

3rd October 2018

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

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

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