21st May 2019: Officers' Careers Briefing - York

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York Racecourse


YO23 1EX

United Kingdom

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Kick-start your career search by attending the OA Officers’ Careers Briefing and hear how the civilian employment landscape is adapting to take advantage of your military skills.

Reasons to Attend

  • Understand how to apply your skills to your job search

  • Participate in career-focused breakout sessions

  • Hear from employers actively recruiting former officers

  • Get professional tips on how to utilise LinkedIn effectively

  • Enjoy networking drinks with employers and fellow officers

Who should attend?

Serving and former officers: This half-day event will equip you with the latest advice and knowledge you need to approach your transition and/or continue your second career with confidence.

This is what you can expect on the day:

  • 12:15 Registration & Networking

  • 13:00 Welcome, Officers’ Association

  • 13:15 OA Employment Market Update, Officers’ Association

  • 13:30 Breakout sessions: Operations Management (Linbrooke, York Teaching Hospitals) and Consultancy (KPMG, Turner & Townsend, CGI)

  • 14:30 Refreshments & Networking

  • 15:00 Breakout sessions: Project Management (Network Rail, Anglia Water) and Personnel (York Teaching Hospitals)

  • 16:00 Refreshments & Break

  • 16:15 Practical sessions: LinkedIn Workshop (Jackie Rautenbach, BFBS) and CVs and Career Transition (Jo Sturdy, Officers’ Association)

  • 16:50 Panel discussion (Officers’ Association, York Teaching Hospitals, Hiscox, Sulzer)

  • 17:20 Closing Remarks, Officers’ Association

  • 17:30 Networking Drinks Reception (Additional employers attending including OnBoarding Officers, York City Football Club, Barclays, Milifix Ltd + our guest speakers throughout the day)

Date: Tuesday 21st May 2019

Time: 12:15 – 20:00 with drinks and networking from 17:30

Location: York Racecourse, Racecourse Road, Knavesmire Road, York YO23 1EX

Please note that when registering, you will be asked to select your preferred break out session choices (x2) and a reserve choice. Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee that everybody will be able to attend their first choice due to scheduling which will take place prior to the day.

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