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6th March 2018: OA Webinar – What does a ‘Good’ Employer look like?

The OA are often approached by officers who are seeking a good quality employer with their secondary consideration being what type of role or the sector they would like to work within. In this webinar we will be looking at what a good employer is and how would you can go about finding one.

We will be joined by Michelle Mook, founder of Pro-Development, a training consultancy which works with businesses across Yorkshire and the Humber.

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8th March 2018: Opportunities for Professional Business Women, St. James’s Place Academy – Bristol

This event has been specifically developed to encourage more women to consider careers in wealth management through the St. James’s Place Academy. The Academy provides women from a variety of backgrounds the opportunity to explore the freedom of running their own business or a career option of joining an established St. James’s Place Wealth Management practice as a professional Adviser.

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How Jaguar Land Rover Supports Veterans

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has a long history of supporting the British Military, and is committed to helping ex-Service personnel transition into successful civilian careers.

The car manufacturer signed the British Armed Forces Military Covenant in 2014, and was official partner of the first Invictus Games in London and subsequent events in Orlando (2016) and Toronto (2017).

JLR works with the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) to provide insight days and work experience opportunities for Service personnel.

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What is the KPMG Military Internship Programme?

Sid Welham and Lesley Gold explain how the KPMG Military Internship Programme works for veterans.

Why does KPMG have a Military Internship Programme?
Four years ago, Sid saw that KPMG could benefit from recruiting people with military experience. Many competitors and clients already had military recruitment programmes, and Sid thought that KPMG were missing out on some incredible talent. He therefore established the Military Internship Programme to attract and develop Veterans and reservists, so they are prepared for commercial careers.

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19th February 2018 – Book you place on the Deloitte Military Insight Day – London

Attendees will have the chance to find out what it’s like to work in a professional services firm with a particular focus on work in our public sector cyber security team.

Throughout the day attendees will have the chance to hear from and meet with veterans who have made the transition from various parts of the military. There will be tips on how to make the transition from service life, plus an opportunity to register interest in an assessment centre for roles in their Cyber team.

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22nd March 2018: OA Event – Project Management Workshop – Swindon

The skills and experience required to manage a project are common within the Forces and many individuals look to transition into a new career within Project Management when they leave.
The day will start with an overview of project management within a business setting, including a review of qualifications followed by a series of presentations delivered by those already working in Project Management who will share their experience and highlight key factors to consider when entering a particular sector; The day will be finished by a Q&A led by HR teams within the PM sector who will be able to provide insight on the application process.

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13th September 2017: OA Event – Project Management Workshop – Newcastle-upon-Tyne

The skills and experience required to manage a project are common within the Forces and many individuals look to transition into a new career within Project Management when they leave, but what does project management look like in a civilian context?

What are businesses looking for in their Project Managers?

What qualifications do you need to be recognised as a Project Manager?

How can you optimise your applications for these roles?

This event is one of a series of career-focused workshops delivered in conjunction with employers which explore these questions.

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