14 episodes

We are here to help support any officer who has held a commission in the Armed Forces. Most often our starting point is any officer looking to transition from their service life and career into civilian life. For former officers and their spouses or widow/widower, we are able to provide support and advice based on their own individual circumstances to help them continue to live independently and with dignity.

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We are here to help support any officer who has held a commission in the Armed Forces. Most often our starting point is any officer looking to transition from their service life and career into civilian life. For former officers and their spouses or widow/widower, we are able to provide support and advice based on their own individual circumstances to help them continue to live independently and with dignity.

    Understanding 50+ Service Leavers - Employment Survey

    Understanding 50+ Service Leavers - Employment Survey

    If you left or will be leaving the Forces at the age of 50 or over, or you are an employer in the UK, we want to hear from you. More info https://www.over50serviceleavers.org.uk/ 

    • 49 sec
    Questions to ask before accepting a job offer

    Questions to ask before accepting a job offer

    So you've received an offer from an employer, but what should you consider before joining a new organisation?
    This podcast is part of a careers advice series for Service Leavers by the Officers' Association, originally broadcast on BFBS Radio.

    • 6 min
    Demonstrating commercial awareness to employers

    Demonstrating commercial awareness to employers

    Employers often stipulate they are looking for candidates with strong commercial awareness, but what is it and how can veterans demonstrate they have this attribute?
    This podcast is part of a careers advice series for Service Leavers by the Officers' Association, originally broadcast on BFBS Radio.

    • 7 min
    Dealing with rejection in your job search

    Dealing with rejection in your job search

    Being rejected by an employer can be very disheartening. In this podcast we share some tips on how you can turn that rejection around, and learn from the experience.
    This podcast is part of a careers advice series for Service Leavers by the Officers' Association, originally broadcast on BFBS Radio.

    • 4 min
    Benefits of work placements for Service leavers

    Benefits of work placements for Service leavers

    In this episode we look at the benefits of work placement to Service leavers in identifyingyour future career.
    This podcast is part of a careers advice series for Service Leavers by the Officers' Association, originally broadcast on BFBS Radio.

    • 6 min
    3 Steps to planning a job seeking campaign

    3 Steps to planning a job seeking campaign

    In this episode we help identify the the 3 key steps needed in planning your job seeking campaign after leaving the Services.
    This podcast is part of a careers advice series for Service Leavers by the Officers' Association, originally broadcast on BFBS Radio.

    • 6 min

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