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17th October 2017: OA Webinar – Mind Flip Chat and Q&A with Zena Everett

This webinar will be focusing on how to flip your focus away from yourself and instead look outwards – to the value you add and the problems you, uniquely, can solve for other people.

Join us for this ‘fire-side’ style chat and Q&A with Zena Everett, Organisational Psychologist, Cognitive Behavioural Coach and author of Mind Flip, where she will focus on helping you to find and sell your unique mix of skills, knowledge, experience and networks.

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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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11th July 2017: OA Webinar – More Opportunities within the Land Based Sector with HighGround

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.

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OA To Run Live Q&A with Employers at York Employment Symposium

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.

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18th July 2017: OA Webinar – How to Identify your Transferable Skills and Get the Job you Want – Mind Flip

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.

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20th June 2017: OA Webinar – How to Make it in The City – An Insider View from the Insurance World

The London insurance market is a unique but largely unknown industry at the heart of the City of London. However, many of the skill sets and characteristics held by ex-military and serving reservists are highly valued and sought after.

In this webinar Rich Millbank, from JLT group, will discuss his transition from the Army into the insurance industry.

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