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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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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How Can I Prepare For My Apprenticeship Interview?

Written on: 14 October 2021

Written by: Anna Peart

When it comes to an interview, it doesn’t matter if it’s your 1st or your 50th, they can always seem daunting. An apprenticeship interview is just like any other interview: preparation is key. At Baltic Apprenticeships, our job is to help you prepare for your interview so that you’ll feel..

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How to Start a Career in Software Development

Written on: 23 September 2021

Written by: Megan Hussey

Although you may not know it, we all use and rely on software to carry out our everyday lives. From the operating systems that power your smartphone, the social media apps you connect with your friends on, and streaming services you use to watch your favourite series – software is all around us. 

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How to Start a Career in IT

Written on: 9 September 2021

Written by: Anna Peart

Technology underpins our lives. It is crucial and ingrained in every industry, from education through to engineering and entertainment. It has enabled us to form networks around the planet - and even into space. IT is behind every organisation – and behind the tech systems are the IT professionals..

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Why should I progress onto a Higher Apprenticeship?

Written on: 3 September 2021

Written by: Megan Hussey

Completing an apprenticeship doesn’t have to be the end of your learning journey, and it shouldn’t be. The most successful people never stop learning, instead, they adopt a mindset to constantly develop their knowledge through continuous professional development.

CPD is crucial to succeeding in..

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