Give Us Time has launched its first ever podcast. Through this podcast, we hope to shed light on the struggles our military families face.Read more
Veterans who’ve been injured and public figures have come together to share their stories of the tragedies and obstacles they’ve faced and discuss how they’ve moved forward to lead happy and fulfilled lives.Read more
There are many ways to get job ready when you leave the Armed Forces, but here are three effective approaches that worked for these former officers.
A career consultation is personal, being tailored to your requirements. It can help you identify suitable job roles, and the steps needed to achieve your professional ambitions. The OA Career Consultants are former officers, and able to understand many of your transition challenges. They can also help you to identify your transferrable skills and communicate your potential commercial value to employers.Read more
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 this look like in a civilian context?
Kindly hosted by Network Rail this event is one of a series of OA career-focused workshops delivered in conjunction with employers which explores these questions…
The workshop will begin with an overview of project management within a business setting, including a review of qualifications.Read more
OA consultant Fiona Jackson is joined by Vix Anderton, a former RAF Intelligence Officer who left the Service in 2014.
She will be sharing key insights into her career including pros and cons of a portfolio career and lessons she has learnt along the way.
Vix now has a portfolio career, working on gender and conflict, diversity and inclusion, and mental health and wellbeing.Read more
We return to the historic city to deliver our flagship career event for officers in the North.
The OA Employment Symposium brings together transitioning and former officers with employers and industry experts, so they can take their next step towards a new career after the Armed Forces. Employers from a range of industries will discuss the opportunities available to veterans, and how to increase employability in civilian life. Former officers, who have built successful commercial careers, will also share their experiences and insights.Read more
Bank of America Merrill Lynch invites you to attend their Service Leavers Financial Sector Insight visit at their offices in London.
Bank of America is one of the world’s leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and services.Read more
Transfer Your Military Skills to the Workplace
BNY Mellon invite you to attend their Insight Day at their Canary Wharf office in London, to find out more about the Returning Military Programme, which is open to all Service leavers and ranks, who can complete the placement as part of their resettlement.
BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle.Read more
The OA employment team will be helping Service leavers learn about their career options.
Esme Dickson, OA Employment Services and Events Coordinator, will be there to show how the OA can support your transition journey. Esme delivers OA events in the region and is responsible for the OA network contact list.
Clive Lowe, OA Career Consultant, will be on hand to answer your employment questions.Read more
Nick Hartley, a former RAF Group Captain now working in business development for BT Security, explains why cyber security is a good industry for veterans.
Cyber security is a broad and diverse industry, with different opportunities. Many of the skills and experiences veterans have are highly sought after in the industry.
Working in cyber security for the commercial sector is more independent and less hierarchical, compared to the Armed Forces.Read more