The FD Alumni association offers you the ability to stay in touch with former colleagues, enjoy social events and take advantage of many networking opportunities. Whether you started here on a graduate programme or made your mark later in your career, we want to help you stay connected.
We will initially have chapters located in New York City, London, Belfast and Dublin. If you are interested in joining or helping to create a chapter in another location, feel free to let us know.
We hope that Alumni referrals will become an integral part of our recruitment process. We will pay you a referral fee of £1,500 for each person you refer, that subsequently becomes a full time employee. These fees will be paid after six months employment.
Please direct any potential candidates to firstname.lastname@example.org and add Alumni Referral to the subject. All vacancies can be found here but please do not hesitate to contact the HR team if you need any further information about our vacancies.
We had another fantastic evening in the very cool, Coppa Club, at Tower Bridge. It was lovely to see so many old colleagues turn up and enjoy a very traditional FD night out (We had no concerns that the London crew would partake readily in the drinks & nibbles 😊). Again, it was really cool to hear how Alumni careers’ have developed but also the life-style changes that have occurred. We were taken aback at the number of marriages and multiple babies, but the number of “FD Couples” with kids was great to hear – the “FD Baby” phenomenon is well and truly alive.
Too many legendary FD names to mention, but there was a real warmth in the room, some great reminiscing of old war stories, CMTP pass & fails, with the accommodation locations and staff nights out always to the fore. Like in NYC, the theme of the evening was clearly that FD had an impact on all of those careers’ and the work/social balance was a hugely important thing and still is for many.
All in all, another great night – it was lovely to see the bond between staff members, and refreshing to hear that so many still keep in touch despite working for different organisations. I am sure London will lead the charge as a main Alumni chapter going forward.
On Wednesday 22nd May, 2019 we launched our FD Alumni in New York City on the rooftop of the Dream Midtown hotel. This opportunity to network with former colleagues, allowed us to catch up on career progression and lifestyle changes, as in many cases, new families had been formed. It was great fun reminiscing on old war stories, both on and off the field of battle. We were struck with the fondness that many alumni looked back on their time with FD, and the willingness to engage with the alumni chapter going forward. We look forward to the next NYC rooftop in the near future.
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