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22nd May 2017: ‘Me Plc’ – Managing your Career through Personal Leadership – London

‘Me Plc’ – A half day workshop on Personal Leadership

Managing Change Through Personal Leadership – Part of the OA’s Series of Personal Development Workshops

Service leavers are being asked to take more responsibility and ownership for their career development. Within the civilian workforce, people are being asked to be more self-managing, entrepreneurial and adaptable.

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Continuing to provide help and support to former officers, our Benevolence team share their top three stories

The OA’s Benevolence Department continues to focus on providing financial support and advice to former Officers and their dependants throughout the UK and overseas. The work carried out by our Benevolence team is of enormous value to the OA community and it is during our proudest moments that we look to the power of social media and its undeniable influence, to spread the word about what we do and why it’s so important to all at the OA.

Continuing to inform and inspire our social media following, below are just a few examples of the OA’s most popular case studies to date…

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OA confirms Employment Symposium in York, 28th June 2017

The OA will run the first of two Employment Symposia this year, at the Network Rail Training Centre, York.

The Employment Symposium will bring together key employers – both regional and national, industry experts and OA network contacts and supporters to provide a day of industry expertise and insight for those in transition and those looking to take the next steps in their second career.

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Transportation sector comes together to showcase second career opportunities for Service leavers

The OA and Siemens were joined by Network Rail, Northern Rail, Transport for London and Alan Dicks Communication at the National Training Academy for Rail in Northampton, on 30 March, to provide an insight day for Service leavers.

Phil Heathcote, Sales Director for Siemens Rail Systems stated that rail passengers numbers were now at the same level as the 1920s – the supposed ‘golden age’ of rail – and are set to double within 20 years.

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Coping with Redundancy

“How can this happen to me?” “I must have done something wrong” and “How can I tell my family and friends?” are three commonly experienced reactions to being made redundant by your employer.

The topic of redundancy presents an important and deep-seated concern to not just the military but individuals employed in the civilian working world too.

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