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26th September 2017: External Event – JP Morgan Ex-Military Insight Day – Bournemouth

Now entering its eighth year, JP Morgan’s Ex-Military Transition Program is committed to providing a market leading opportunity to Ex-Military personnel.

Their events offer prospective candidates a comprehensive brief on the entry routes available to ex-military personnel across all ranks and Services; from their market-leading internship to their direct-hire opportunities.

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27th September 2017: External Event – Bristol Distinguished Address Series Talk with Rob Law – Bristol

Rob Law MBE is the founder and CEO of ride-on suitcase Trunki, and as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series Rob will reflect on his inspirational journey building Trunki into a global brand. Rob is a passionate industry speaker with a fresh approach to business and he will be sharing lessons on building a brand, inspiring leadership and fighting fakes. His story is full of take away tips for everyone in business. Trunki have been trading for 11 years and currently employs 80 people and in 2012 Trunki were named SME of the Year at the National Business Awards.

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Search begins for the fourth year of FiMT’s Specialist Fellows on Clore’s Experienced Leader Programme

The 2018 Clore Experienced Leaders Programme (ELP) is now open for applications. The one-year programme, starting in January, is open to individuals with six to ten years’ experience as a social sector leader and once again Forces in Mind Trust is offering to fund Specialist Fellowships.

The ELP is designed to further develop leaders who have ambition to drive social change in their communities and organisations. Clore Social has recently updated the Programme in response to in-depth sector research and consultation which showed participants would benefit from schemes tailored to specific levels of experience, with Clore 6 Cobseo designed for the Emerging leaders in the sector.

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21st September 2017: OA Workshop – An Introduction to Financial Services – London

f you have ever considered a career in financial services and want to get expert advice on how to tailor your CV come along to this workshop in partnership with Wellington Wealth Management.

This workshop has a goal of providing service leavers interested in a career in financial services with practical insight, insider knowledge and top tips on how to put yourself ahead of the competition.

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19th September 2017: OA Webinar – Opportunities with BlackRock

If you are in your last 12 months of service or within 12 months of leaving the Armed Forces and looking to transition into a career within financial services, then sign up to the BlackRock Webinar.

BlackRock is a global investment firm, trusted to manage more assets than any other. Its clients are companies, governments, foundations, and millions of individuals saving for retirement, their children’s educations, and a better life.

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Could You Work for a Charity?

The non-profit sector is a large and diverse sector, offering many different roles. Here is why you should consider working for a charity.

There are more than 183,000 charities registered with the Charity Commissionthat work in different areas, including education, foreign aid, health, military, nature conservation, social care and sport. You should easily find an organisation that supports a cause you feel passionately about. Using your skills to help an organisation that you value will increase your chances of success.

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SSAFA – Our Pledge to our Armed Forces, Veterans and their Families 2017-2022

We are immensely proud that, in 2016 alone, we assisted more than 67,000 individuals in many different ways, but always to alleviate suffering and hardship.

It is imperative that we balance the needs of our beneficiaries alongside a structured plan which ensures that the charity maintains financial sustainability in what is likely to be a challenging climate up to 2022 and beyond.

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OA Awards Prize to RAF Cadet for Outstanding Charity Work

OA’s Chief Executive Officer, Lee Holloway, was delighted to present Flying Officer Jordan Polonijo with the Officers’ Association Prize at RAF Cranwell’s Graduation Dining-In Night on 5 May 2017 at RAF Cranwell.

The OA provides the ‘Work in the Community’ charity award in recognition of the work carried out by cadets supporting a charitable cause whilst undergoing officer training at RAF College Cranwell.

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