Apprentice of the Month - November 2021

Written on: 30 November 2021

Written by: Anna Peart

Remember, remember our superstars from November…

The end of the year is approaching, and it’s our last Apprentice of the Month award for 2021! Before we indulge in a month of Christmas shopping, festive movie marathons and present wrapping – we’re gifting you with some outstanding apprentice..

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Data Careers: The Top 10 Industries Doing Amazing Things With Data

Written on: 18 November 2021

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

Data skills are in huge demand from employers in all areas of business. The ability to gather complex datasets, investigate important questions, and extract useful insight is a talent that can be applied to many different career paths. But where could a career in data take you?

If you think data..

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Approaches to Problem Solving

Written on: 11 November 2021

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

Problem solving is a great transferable skill that you'll develop throughout your career. As an apprentice, you'll apply problem solving methods to your everyday work on a regular basis - but you might not always realise it!

For example, an IT apprentice often troubleshoots connectivity issues,..

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Baltic Get Gold for Staff Development: The 5% Club Report

Written on: 10 November 2021

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

Baltic Apprenticeships have been recognised for our commitment to staff development with Gold Membership of The 5% Club. 

Earlier this year, we were one of 73 employers who took part in the first ever employer audit from The 5% Club, alongside big names including Aldi, BT, Coca-Cola, GSK, Lidl,..

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How to Employ an Apprentice: The Complete Guide

Written on: 8 November 2021

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

Apprenticeships are a powerful tool to recruit and train skilled members of staff and bring a whole host of benefits to businesses and the rest of your team. This guide takes you through everything you need to know to hire an apprentice, from the costs and practicalities to choosing the right..

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The Hardest Question For an Apprentice to Answer During an Interview?

Written on: 4 November 2021

Written by: Anna Peart

No matter what job you have applied for, an interview is a key stage of any recruitment process. Although the thought of an interview may seem daunting, preparing correctly can boost your confidence, calm your nerves and set you apart from other candidates. Although there are an infinite amount of..

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Apprentice of the Month - October 2021

Written on: 29 October 2021

Written by: Megan Hussey

Spooky season is upon us! Whilst the month of October is all about carving jack-o'-lanterns, horror movie marathons, pumpkin spiced lattes, and apple bobbing – we still have some *spooktacular* apprentice achievements to share!

This month, we received a range of outstanding nominations from our..

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How Can Apprentices Develop Leadership Skills?

Written on: 21 October 2021

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

It is a truth universally acknowledged that many business leaders start their careers as apprentices. But one thing we don't talk about enough is how apprentices can take on leadership roles during their apprenticeship programme.

In this blog, we'll set the record straight and prove that..

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The Benefits of Apprenticeships for Employers

Written on: 20 October 2021

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

Apprenticeships are an established and highly effective way to recruit and train people on the job. By building apprenticeship programmes into your organisation, you are not only helping individuals develop a career, but you are also making a strong business decision which will generate benefits..

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