26th February 2019: OA Webinar – Opportunities in the Construction Sector and Built Environment with BuildForce

In this webinar, Angela Forbes, Commercial Director Lendlease and the BuildForce chair, will discuss the construction sector and the built environment, and the diverse range of opportunities it has to offer through the support of the programme and the 92 organisations BuildForce works with. Angela will be joined by Tony Ellender from Balfour Beatty and […]

26th February 2018

Bristol Executive Management Programme

Bristol Management Centre (BMC) has a well-established reputation as a provider of approved MoD In-Service and Resettlement training. They offer a wide range of ELC-approved management courses, with the primary objective to help you acquire the knowledge and qualifications necessary for a smooth transition to a civilian management career. Join Dean Taylor for this webinar as […]

14th February 2019

Consultancy Opportunities for ex-Military in the Bristol Area

Equinox is hiring, and they are interested in meeting you! This webinar is hosted by Equinox, a joint venture between two world leading consultancy businesses, Jacobs and Turner & Townsend. We will cover what Equinox are all about and introduce their first recruitment event of 2019. With a large number of vacancies, from Project Management […]

6th February 2019

Opportunities with Lloyd’s Military Network

This webinar will look at the diverse opportunities in the London Insurance Market open to Service leavers, and how Lloyds Military Network can help you. We are joined by Ben Howell (PPL Technical and Change Project Manager) and Alex Holderness (Offshore Energy Underwriting Associate) who give an introduction into Commercial Insurance, the Lloyds Market and […]

22nd January 2019

Project Recce – A Career in the Building Industry

This webinar is hosted by Loz Moore, a former Army officer who was medically discharged in 2016 but co-founded Nomad Construction Training CIC. He shares his personal experiences and outlines the opportunities in the industry that are available to Service leavers. Project RECCE is a career transition programme, developed by Veterans for Veterans, in partnership […]

15th January 2019

How ex-Military can get a job in Cyber Security

For this webinar we are joined by Jake Barker, Head of Information Security at Redington, the 4th biggest investment consultancy in the UK. Jake has no background in Tech or Cyber and is entirely self-taught. In the webinar he will be cover the following: What if there is no ex-military scheme? Careers in cyber security […]

18th September 2018

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Self Employment and What to Look Out For

The webinar covers the following topics: What actually is self-employment and what are the common definitions Perceived advantages of self-employment – The Good Perceived disadvantages of self-employment – The Bad Things your family may not want to hear about you being self-employed – The Ugly How to approach the decision of being self-employed or not […]

12th December 2018

Opportunities for Project Managers at Provelio

This webinar is hosted by Phillip Harnett and Jeremy Sneddon from Provelio, a provider of strategic project managers working primarily in construction. Phillip talks about his journey from the Army into his current role and how his military experiences fit the skill requirements for a project manager. Phillip and Jeremy also focus on the life […]

4th December 2018

Financial Services, Consulting and Mythbusting with CAPCO

In this webinar Capco will cover: What is Financial Services What a consultant does Mythbusting Capco is a financial services management consultancy working with some of the world’s largest financial institutions helping them to adopt new technology, re-design processes and meet regulatory requirements. Capco has over 5000 staff in 28 offices across the globe and […]

13th November 2018

Building your personal brand

This session will focus on the value of your online personal brand so you can make the most of every opportunity that comes your way. We are joined by Nicola, Tom and Craig, members of the Bloomberg recruitment team. The team will discuss: The benefits of using platforms such as LinkedIn How to build a […]

6th November 2018

Step into Health – Transitioning to an NHS career

This webinar will follow the career of a recent service leaver and also look at: ‘Step into Health’ and how to get the most from it How opportunities in the NHS can be accessed What ‘Step into Health’ has delivered for the Armed Forces community and the NHS Why the NHS values employees from the Armed […]

24th October 2018

Management Opportunities within Construction through BuildForce

In this webinar, BuildForce will examine the construction sector, explore the managerial opportunities that it presents and explain the routes into construction offered through BuildForce and the 74 companies that the organisation works with. Watch the webinar:

9th October 2018

BlackRock: Overview of asset management and introduction to the VETS programme

In this introduction to the BlackRock VETS programme, discover more about BlackRock’s culture, recent journeys from the military into the firm and get an overview of the opportunities that BlackRock presents as the world’s largest asset manager. This will be a unique opportunity to gain insight from recent new joiners. Watch the webinar:  

4th October 2018

Transitioning into Aviation with General Electric

We are joined by former officers Tim Elliott and Jez Kerswill who will be providing an insight into working in the aviation supply chain industry for General Electric Aviation Systems and Dowty Propellers. The webinar will be exploring opportunities within GE and their experience of resettlement into the aviation industry. Tim is currently working as […]

11th September 2018

Six Key Insights About Becoming a Project Manager

Matt Wright and Freddie Milne, former Army captains and FDM Ex-Forces Consultants, share their top transition tips and how FDM can support your career journey. 1. Networking Never network for network’s sake. Always have a purpose. 2. Decide what you want from your new role There are different factors to consider when choosing a role, […]

23rd August 2018

Want to Work in Finance? Apply for this Opportunity with Citi.

Three Citi employees spoke to us about the Citi Salutes Graduate Programme, and how you can prepare for a successful transition into financial services. Jack Pile, a former Army officer, is currently on the programme, while Lucy Griffiths and Jessica Plant are from Citi’s HR Team, and are responsible for recruiting veterans to the programme. […]

20th August 2018

Citi Salutes Graduate Programme – Everything you need to know

In this webinar we speak with Citi to learn more about career opportunities available through their front office graduate programmes. We will learn from a current analyst about his experience of transitioning from the military into his role in the Markets business. We will also hear from Citi’s HR team on what they are looking […]

31st August 2018

BT Security Career Opportunities – Summer 2018 – Part 2

BT Security are currently hiring, with a number of exciting new roles in the following areas: Cyber security operations & delivery Cyber security sales Security product & portfolio management UK Government Security Threat intelligence & investigations All roles are available to view on the OA’s Executive Jobs Board (You must be registered with the OA […]

25th July 2018

Franchising Offers Good Career Opportunities and Less Risk

Franchising can be an ideal career for veterans wanting to avoid the normal ‘9-5’. Ed Ross, a former Army officer who went into franchising to escape the ‘job hamster wheel’, shared with us his insights on working in this industry. What is franchising? A franchise gives the franchisee (you) to start your business by legally […]

13th July 2018

Interviews part 2: interview techniques

In the second in our 2 part series on Interviews, Stacey Hunt, Resourcing Business Partner at Zurich, will show you how to put the skills you have learned into practice at the interview and will provide some top interview tips. This is the second part in our interviews series with Zurich. Watch ‘Interviews part 1’ […]

19th June 2018