How to avoid the stay-late culture

Posted on 9 May 2018 at 12:00 AM by Roxanne Chand

Let me start this article off with a few simple questions... How many hours are you contracted to work each week? And how many hours do you actually work? Let me guess, you work more than you're contracted to do and you feel that sometimes there is more to do than there is time allocated to do it. Unfortunately, that's the reality for some and instead of speaking up; you have instead decided to expand your workday to tackle this issue. Don't worry you're not alone! Nearly two-thirds of...

Hot Jobs 17.04.2018

Posted on 17 April 2018 at 9:42 AM by Roxanne Chand

Milton Berle once said, if opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Are you ready to build a door into Virgin Media? If so, you've come to the perfect place.  HOT JOBS Commercial Planning Manager - Virgin Mobile Join our team at Virgin Media Mobile as our Commercial Planning Manager and you will provide strategic, planning and process support to the Virgin Mobile Leadership Team. The Commercial Planning Manager will report to the Strategy Director, providing support to all functions of...

Levelling the field in our tech community

Posted on 27 March 2018 at 2:32 PM by Roxanne Chand

In 2017, we announced our long-term vision of achieving gender parity by 2025. Striving hard to accomplish this, we have launched our latest campaign #becausewhynot with the aim to attract more female Residential Field Technicians into our business. #becausewhynot is a pilot scheme which, has initially been launched in four locations around the country – Cardiff, Portsmouth, Plymouth, and Flitwick in Bedfordshire – with the aspiration to roll out nationally if it’s successful.  We have no...

The importance of embracing diversity and inclusion

Posted on 14 March 2018 at 12:00 AM by Amelia Mansell

We caught up with Amelia Mansell, Head of Lightning Business Architecture and Data Analytics, who shared with us the great things about working for Virgin Media, what it's like to be a woman in a telecommunications company and the importance of gender equality. Here's what Amelia had to say:  Can you tell me about your role?  I currently lead the Process, Data and Insight team within the Lightning Division (the part of our business which is growing our network to reach more homes across...

It's everyone's responsibility to achieve gender equality

Posted on 8 March 2018 at 9:33 AM by Michelle King

Here at Virgin Media we have so many amazing, strong and empowered women helping our business thrive. We caught up with Michelle King, Director, Corporate Development and Strategy for Virgin Media Business, who shared with us what it's like to be a woman in Virgin Media, the importance of gender equality and how you can have a successful career in Virgin Media.  Here's what Michelle had to say: Can you tell me about your role? (What you do, how long you’ve been doing it and what you enjoy...