This Remembrance Week let us encourage all employers to champion our veterans

The new Office for Veterans’ Affairs can be an ideal vehicle to communicate the benefits of employing ex-forces personnel, but it requires strong cross-party support, argues Lee Holloway, Chief Executive of the Officers’ Association. This week we will take time to reflect 0upon the ultimate sacrifice that men and women have made in the conflicts […]

14th November 2019

Using military skills to start your own business

Around six percent of the nation’s small businesses are owned by veterans, with this figure set to increase as self-employment becomes an increasingly popular career choice for those leaving the military… Travel company Trailfinders, property giant RE/MAX, logistics behemoth FedEx, and web-hosting experts GoDaddy. Not organisations that one would consider natural bedfellows, but there is […]

8th November 2019

OA Webinar – City Veterans’ Network

The City Veterans’ Network (CVN) brings together veteran networks within firms across the City, and Financial Services in the UK, to share best practice on employing ex-Service personnel and reservists. The Network provides a forum where issues impacting veterans & Service leavers can be debated in confidence, and where activities aimed at enhancing veteran activity […]

28th October 2019

26th November 2019: External Event – Deloitte Military Insight Evening, Networking Event – Women in Leadership – London

You are invited to join us at our third event jointly organised by the Goldman Sachs EMEA Veterans Network, and the Deloitte Military Transition and Talent Programme. We will be championing Women in Leadership around the following themes: Leadership Resilience Career agility and adaptability This supports both organisations’ Insight Days and veterans events and will […]

26th November 2018

Network Your Way to a Successful Transition

Mention the word ‘networking’ to some people and they will dismiss it as business jargon used by highly paid executive types, but in reality it’s highly likely that you are doing it already, especially if you are approaching a career change… Most of us reach out to friends, colleagues and acquaintances from time to time, […]

17th October 2019

My Transition Story – Nicholas Wheatley

HSBC are running their first regional Insight & Networking day in Sheffield, 7th November 2019. Ahead of this event, we catch up with former Army officer Nicholas Wheatley, now part of HSBC’s Military Network, as he discusses his experiences working in Financial Services. Transition overview: I served 8 years in the British Army and 5 […]

29th October 2019

Goldman Sachs Veterans’ Integration Programme

The Goldman Sachs Veterans’ Webinar is designed to provide potential applicants with information about Goldman Sachs, our career opportunities and the 2020 Veterans Integration Program (VIP), which runs in the first quarter of the year. The webinar will give you the opportunity to hear from VIP alumni and members of the Goldman Sachs EMEA Veterans […]

9th October 2019

My Military Transition Story – Meri Mayhew

My name is Meri Mayhew. I joined the RAF in 1989 and served as an Air Traffic Control Officer until 2003. I thoroughly enjoyed my time in the RAF, particularly the interesting and varied roles, the camaraderie and the social life. A professional highlight was my tour in Afghanistan, running day-to-day air traffic operations at […]

27th September 2019

OnBoarding Officers into Non Executive Directorship

Retiring officers’ leadership skills are unquestionable and their decision-making acumen is exemplary, but how is this translated into board level roles within the commercial world? This webinar provides insight into a Non-Executive Director role and accounts for all aspirations; the challenges of a listed substantial organisation, an owner managed or family-owned company or indeed in […]

25th September 2019

Are You Ready To Govern, Assure And Advocate?

Your military career has provided you with significant experience of operational, strategic, and people management matters – all of which are valued by civilian employers – but have you considered a role that allows you to influence the direction and impact of an entire organisation? According to the 1991 Cadbury Report, non-executive directors “should bring […]

20th September 2019

Opportunities with Tesco Technology

Tesco Technology are actively looking for officers to fill their current vacancies. In this webinar you will learn more about what Tesco Technology do, the types of roles available, and how you can successfully navigate the application and recruitment process. We will be joined by Scott Dalton, recruiter with Tesco Technology, who will help you […]

12th September 2019

Research: The more information you have, the better decisions you make

Karen Munro is an independent Career Coach, passionate about working with clients to enable them to make informed career choices. With so many recruitment agencies out there and massive online recruiters like Indeed and TotalJobs, is it really necessary to research the job market yourself? Don’t they do all the hard work for you so […]

8th August 2019

Understanding your pension in transition

The Forces Pension Society is a not-for-profit organisation fighting and campaigning for Service pensions rights for the armed forces and their families. Major General Neil Marshall OBE, Chief Executive talks about the role of the Society in helping you understand your pension so that you can build a solid financial platform for when you leave […]

7th August 2019

The perfect job search preparation for officers

Did you know that as a commissioned officer you are eligible for free careers consultations with one of our expert advisers at any point in your career? These confidential sessions are tailored to your needs and can include any of the following: CV review advice on networking with employers salary expectations (geographical and sector) tips […]

14th June 2019