My Job Swap With Peter Kelly

Posted on 27 April 2017 at 2:37 PM by Mo Abdual – Ali

Peter Kelly is the Managing Director for Virgin Media Business; he is responsible for the overview of Virgin mobile and is part of the senior leadership team. I organised to spend a day with Peter in Hook and in return Peter would spend the day with me in the Peterborough office. On 31st of March I attended the Hook office and spent the whole day attending meetings and contributed towards major decisions throughout. On the completion of this day I received an email personally from Peter wi...

My first week as an Emerging Talent Higher Apprentice

Posted on 24 April 2017 at 1:57 PM by Roxanne Chand

Hi Rebecca, lovely to meet you! How's your first week been at Virgin Media so far? I’ve found my first week at Virgin Media very enjoyable. The culture of Virgin Media is very friendly and inclusive and one thing that’s really stood out to me is how everyone is happy to help with anything, big or small. What type of apprenticeship you’re doing? And why did you choose this apprenticeship? I’d doing a Higher Apprenticeship in HR, working towards a CIPD qualification. I chose this apprentic...

Life as an Access Planning apprentice

Posted on 12 April 2017 at 3:19 PM by Lucy Caulfield

At the age of 17, I struggled between the decision of going to university or entering full time work, neither of which stood out strongly as I had no idea what to study or the type of career I would have liked to enter. During my final year as an A-level student, I decided against going to university with the view that I could apply when a subject/career field stood out to me, however four years after completing my A-levels I felt bored and un-challenged in a role that didn’t suit me. I a...

Life as a Network Engineer Apprentice

Posted on 12 April 2017 at 10:22 AM by Nathan Baxter

Hi my name is Nathan; I joined Virgin Media in august 2016 as an apprentice network engineer. Prior to joining VM I was working in recruitment for the aviation industry. I had no previous Telecoms experience before starting in the company but was up for the challenge that lay ahead. As a network engineer the tasks that I conduct are varied. Our main tasks are fixing faults, conducting regulatory and targeted maintenance and undergoing technical upgrades and expansion tasks on the virgin me...

How a Service & Install Field Technician Apprenticeship helped my career

Posted on 12 April 2017 at 10:07 AM by Tashan Turner