My Finance Experiences: One Year In

Posted on 11 October 2017 at 10:38 AM by Emma Rowlands

I am now in the first month of my second year on the Virgin Media Finance grad scheme. I've written a blog before, click here to read about my first couple of weeks. Here I have joined the Consumer team and will predominantly be looking at Revenue, quite the change from my first year where I was looking at OpEx and Capex in Support Finance! This is one of the reasons I love the grad scheme at Virgin Media – you are always given the opportunity to try new things and develop in a wide variet...

Career Coaching: having my personality mapped and learning to ‘be more Bolt’

Posted on 10 October 2017 at 12:12 PM by Vivienne Reddick

A month ago I won a competition to go and have some career coaching with two great companies: Willis Towers Watson Careers, and Planet K2. The prize was made up of two parts: 1) A Saville Wave Test, and coaching session with Willis Towers Watson and 2) a Performance coaching session with Planet K2. Willis Towers Watson (WTW from now on…we know Virgin loves a good acronym) sent me over a Saville Wave Test to start with. It’s effectively a multiple choice test to map your personality and beh...

5 Minutes With ... Rosemary

Posted on 9 October 2017 at 4:00 PM by Heather Niblett

We chatted with Rosemary to find out a bit more about her graduate scheme experiences. and get her top tips. Rosemary completed her Bachelor of Science at the University of Surrey. Rosemary is currently in her 3rd year of the Finance Graduate Programme in her final placement in Group FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis). This team collates the results, forecast and budget from all divisions across UK and Ireland and then provides analysis and data to seniro management to assist their...

My First Year As An Engineer

Posted on 5 October 2017 at 1:27 PM by Sam Sharp

My first year with Virgin Media has flown by, and to think how much I’ve learned and how much I feel a part of the family is crazy. I started my first six months based in the Winnersh office working in the Programme Delivery team, focusing on the Access network. I actually spent the first couple of weeks in the role out in one of our technical sites in Watford, helping upgrade the equipment we use to deliver telephone service to our customers. This was an amazing experience and I didn’t on...

A Leap Of Faith From Engineer to Business Manager

Posted on 3 October 2017 at 6:08 PM by Adam Lowes

  Hello! My name’s Adam and I’m on the Engineering Scheme, I’ve been here for over a year now, time flies when you’re having fun. However it’s not my first stint at Virgin Media, I completed a Year in Industry here working in Operations, and you can read all about that here! It’s been a busy old 12 months; I started the scheme working as a Project Manager in Core Networks and Operations, working on some massive projects, all to do with all the equipment which helps Virgin Media customers ta...