Being a female technician - my career story

Posted on 4 October 2017 at 4:14 PM by Clare McCrudden

I first began working on behalf of Virgin Media at the tender age of 27 as an installation engineer for a contract partner. All my previous job roles were customer serviced based, so even though I knew my skills were transferable, there were a whole load of new ones I would have to learn. Yeah sure I had used a screwdriver and done the odd bits of DIY around the house, but I had never had what they refer to as a manual job before. I needed a new challenge.  From the off, I was made to fee...

Our Zero Harm Vision

Posted on 26 September 2017 at 11:45 AM by Deborah Sheath

My name is Deborah Sheath, and I’ve worked as a Health and Safety Business Partner at Virgin Media (VM) for nine years now. When I first started out in safety, many years ago, it was a profession that consisted of men in grey suits, with clipboards, and usually high visibility jackets, steel toe capped boots and hard hats. Needless to say, it never used to be considered a career choice for a woman, especially a woman in Telecoms! After nine years at VM, I still have my steel toecaps, hig...

Hot Jobs Weekly 14.08.2017

Posted on 14 August 2017 at 11:12 AM by Roxanne Chand

Richard Branson once said 'A passionate belief in your business and personal objectives can make all the difference between success and failure. If you aren't proud of what you're doing, why should anybody else be?'. Here at Virgin Media you will find that you will push yourself to be better. As a brand and business, we thrive on making good things happen and needless to say it all starts here.  We are searching for top talent to join our business. Are you ready for the challenge?  HOT JO...

Hot Jobs Weekly 17.07.2017

Posted on 17 July 2017 at 3:56 PM by Roxanne Chand

This week is a special edition of our Hot Jobs Weekly. Every month we have decided to do dedicated Hot Jobs blog post to showcase a key area within our business. This month’s Hot Jobs blog will focus on Virgin Media Business!! 👏 There are so many exciting things happening in Virgin Media Business right now. You can find out more about the business side of things here. But, if you’re interested in a career in Virgin Media Business, then you’ve come to the right place. HOT JOBS WiFi Pre...

Working your way up the Field Tech career ladder

Posted on 27 June 2017 at 12:09 PM by Roxanne Chand

When you think of Virgin Media Field Technicians, what’s the first image that pops into your head? Let me guess, someone, installing your Virgin Media box into your home. Am I right? Well, you’re partly right, but there is so much more to being a Field Technician then you may realise and we caught up with Jed Smith, our Area Field Coach for West London to ask him all about his career and all the details of what our Field Technicians do behind the scenes.  The interview went a little somet...