David Picton, Interim Executive Director for Commercial and Procurement at Highways England, outlines the opportunities available.Read more
The Royal Star & Garter Homes has launched a recruitment drive ahead of the opening of its new home in High Wycombe.Read more
Three Citi employees spoke to us about the Citi Salutes Graduate Programme, and how you can prepare for a successful transition into financial services.Read more
Mike Klidjian spoke to the OA about how he became a professional writer and his first novel Bluestreak.Read more
Interviews are sometimes daunting and it can be difficult to know exactly what an employer wants. Ben Gledhill, Head of Resourcing at Yodel, shares his thoughts on how to perform well.Read more
The first OA Employment Symposium of 2017 brought together leading military friendly employers and industry experts keen to share their insight with those currently in transition, or seeking a further career change since leaving the Armed Forces.
Hosted at York’s Network Rail Training Centre, this year’s event kicked off with a dedicated LinkedIn workshop to demonstrate how the social media platform is now essential for Service leavers in supporting their transition and next career move.Read more
Ann McIntyre, Director of Workforce at Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust (GSST), is challenging NHS managers to recruit people with more diverse backgrounds, including from the military.
She said that IT, HR, Engineering, Operational and Project Management are ideal departments for people with no healthcare experience.Read more
Have you ever considered a career in the land-based sector?
Do you know what the land-based sector is?
HighGround is a charity whose mission is Life beyond the military – Outdoors.
We help Service Leavers, Reservists and Veterans to find jobs, carers and vocational opportunities in farming, forestry, conservation, landscape design and much more.Read more
Recruiters from some of the UK’s leading military friendly organisations will answer jobseekers’ questions at the OA’s Employment Symposium, in York on 28th June.
The recruitment panel discussion is your opportunity to ask recruiters how you can secure that second career after leaving the Armed Forces. The employers will share their knowledge and experience, so you understand what they look for in a job candidate.Read more
Why should someone hire YOU? How are you going to stand out against the other candidates on a short-list and show a potential employer that you have the skills they need? And how do you convince someone to hire you if your experience doesn’t exactly match the job description?
These are some of the toughest dilemmas facing job seekers, both military and civilian.Read more