The latest news from the Officers’ Association

See below for the latest employment news and articles from the OA.

News:

How did you decide on your career after the military? We need to know more…

Knowing where in the UK employers are recruiting and where veterans are living will be a key highlight of a study now underway to provide a comprehensive understanding of the employment landscape for Service leavers.

https://www.officersassociation.org.uk/2018/10/01/how-did-you-decide-on-your-career-after-the-military-we-need-to-know-more/

Introducing Our Grants and Welfare Team

The OA Benevolence Team has been renamed Grants and Welfare to better reflect what it does.

https://www.officersassociation.org.uk/2018/10/18/introducing-our-grants-and-welfare-team/

BT Receives OA Employer Recognition Award

BT has been presented with the 2018 Officers’ Association (OA) Employer Recognition Award, which recognises BT’s commitment to providing veterans with sustainable employment opportunities, for example, with BT Security, and employability support through its Transition Force programme.

https://www.officersassociation.org.uk/2018/10/05/bt-receives-oa-employer-recognition-award/

Blogs:

You have Project Management Skills but what about the Qualifications?

Dean Taylor is the Managing Director of IMD Group, a business and management consultancy. He discusses the value of project management training.

https://www.officersassociation.org.uk/2018/10/03/you-have-project-management-skills-but-what-about-the-qualifications/

It’s Cyber Security Month: Here’s How You Can Start Working in this Industry

October is European Cyber Security Month, which is the perfect opportunity to promote why it can be the ideal industry for veterans.

https://www.officersassociation.org.uk/2018/10/05/its-cyber-security-month-heres-how-you-can-start-working-in-this-industry/

How Do You Use Social Media to Network?

Louise Chaplin is a Partner and Head of Board Practice at Eton Bridge Partners, which specialises in executive search and interim management. A former Army officer, Louise outlines the crucial role social media plays in the job market.

https://www.officersassociation.org.uk/2018/10/15/how-do-you-use-social-media-to-network/

Congratulations! They’ve Offered You the Job but Should You Say Yes?

Receiving a job offer means all your hard work has paid off and you have survived the toughest part of the job search – but now you must decide if this is the right job for you.

https://www.officersassociation.org.uk/2018/10/22/congratulations-theyve-offered-you-the-job-but-should-you-say-yes/

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