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Banish those Monday blues

Posted on by Joanne Russell
We all know the feeling don’t we? It’s January, Christmas is long gone, the mornings are cold and dark, we’re three weeks in to our dwindling New Year Resolutions, and there’s a good chance some of our bank balances might be suffering a little. Today is Blue Monday, the third Monday of January and considered the most miserable day of the year. But not for us – we’d like to beat Blue Monday, together. Here …

Starting a brand new career as a Field Technician

Posted on by Amy Southwells
Hi Amy, Let’s talk about the role of Field Technician and what it’s all about? Most of all, it’s a customer facing role – we’re often the first face the customer sees behind the Virgin Media brand. Day-to-day, we move from property to property performing a mixture of service and installation – service is fixing problems or faults, installation is the set-up of new customers. So what attracted you to the role? I saw a …

Moving from the RAF to Field Technician

Posted on by Donna Gregson
Hi Donna, Great to meet you! Tell us, what’s being a Field Technician all about? We go to people’s homes and install TV, broadband and phone services, or we’re looking for faults and solving technical problems for our customers. Had you done anything like that before? I was in the RAF for 23 years, so I already had a background in comms and IT. I saw an advert for this role on a military jobs …

Changing my career from Leisure to Telecoms!

Posted on by Phillipa Howells
What’s being a Field Technician all about? In a nutshell, we go to people’s homes and fix faults or install Virgin Media products. We build a rapport with the customer and do our best to make us a brand they can recommend. Had you done anything like this before? My previous jobs were nothing like this, I used to work in the leisure industry. I wasn’t happy where I was, I didn’t feel like it …

5 ways to support the trans community 

Posted on by Vic Whitehouse
At Virgin Media, we want everyone regardless of their gender identity to feel they are included and have a greater sense of belong-ing. Did you know transgender hate crimes have rise by 81% in the UK – shocking right? Today is Trans Day of Remembrance where vigils are held across the world to remember those who have lost their lives as a result of hate crime. By being an ally and using more inclusive language …