BreakLine – Immersive, Targeted Approach to Career Transition…

Recently one of our OA Scotland Clients participated in this scheme in the States which resulted in her being offered a great job in a top company within the technology…

Recognising the potential of Ex-Service Personnel – Second…

‘Veterans Work: Moving On’ is the second report commissioned by Deloitte, the Officers’ Association and Forces in Mind Trust. The first report, published in 2016 entitled ‘Veterans Work’, highlighted the…

Volunteers Wanted to join the Sea Cadets –…

Sea Cadet Units across Scotland are looking for enthusiastic people to join their teams which aim to give young people the best possible head start in life. What type of…

Victory Services Club London

The VSC is the only tri-Service club in London solely for all military ranks and their families and those who have previously served in HM Armed Forces.  It provides high…

HR Network Article

  HR Network Article – OA Scotland    

Free 12 Month Membership at Army & Navy…

The Army & Navy Club the Officers’ Club that provides a holistic solution to your transition from service to civilian life Army and Navy Club Application Form 12 Month Trial…

The impact of sending a covering letter

So why use covering letters? It’s an opportunity to include your unique selling points, tailoring your applications to the job description. It’s the first document the prospective employer will see…

A quick & simple CV check list

A quick & simple CV sanity check list I have been advising clients on their Employability Skills for several years, and have seen many different CV formats and heard a lot…

Getting the best from your Work Placement

With the jobs market becoming more competitive it is worthwhile doing anything that will give you a head start when looking for a job. Not only does a work placement…

Networking

Service leavers who have attended a Career Transition Workshop or who are registered with OA or OA Scotland are all aware of the value of networking.  It is a way of…

A CV will not get you a job,…

A key point about this process is that most people try and complete a CV and then think about how they will ‘sell’ themselves at interview, I believe that this…

Career Transition and Career Guidance : useful reading…

If you are purchasing your books from Amazon, most have the option of “looking inside” before you buy so you can better judge which book(s) are likely to suit you…