How Baltic can support you with recruitment while working remotely

Written on: 31 March 2020

Written by: Shae Dickman

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, social distancing and stay at home measures have resulted in many businesses switching to fully remote operations - but what impact does this have on recruitment?

IT and tech teams are proving they are business heroes during these unprecedented times, the..

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IT Support are the Business Heroes of Coronavirus: How can we support them?

Written on: 25 March 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

In the last week, the UK’s businesses have faced more change, uncertainty and pressing action than most will see in years. Almost overnight, entire sectors have had to rethink their fundamental methods of doing business, and many organisations have had to manage a rapid transition towards..

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Guide to getting the best from your apprentice when working from home

Written on: 20 March 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

The Coronavirus outbreak has resulted in a crash-course in remote working for many of us. In some cases, offices have closed with less than 24 hours warning, leaving a lot of people – including apprentices – scrambling to set up a functioning office system from their sofa.

It’s a strange and..

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Coronavirus Update

Written on: 13 March 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

Coronavirus: Update for Learners and Employers with Baltic Apprenticeships

In light of the recent Public Health announcements on Coronavirus (COVID-19), we’d like to take this opportunity to reassure our learners and employers that Baltic Apprenticeships is continuing to operate, with minimal..

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Withdrawal of Apprenticeship Frameworks

Written on: 4 February 2020

Written by: Brooke Urwin

In 2016, apprenticeship standards were introduced as part of the government’s plan to improve the quality of apprenticeships. These job specific programmes describe the knowledge, skills and behaviour that an individual needs to become fully competent in an occupation.

This new model for..

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National Apprenticeship Week 2020

Written on: 3 February 2020

Written by: Brooke Urwin

This week is an exciting opportunity to celebrate all things apprenticeships – as if we needed an excuse! The theme for the 13th annual National Apprenticeship Week is:

Look Beyond

This means we’re looking beyond traditional education, looking beyond outdated hiring routes, and looking beyond..

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How apprentices can fill key roles within your software development team

Written on: 23 January 2020

Written by: Freya King

If you, like many employers, are struggling to recruit within your software development team, apprenticeships could be the solution you’re looking for. By growing your own talent, you can support the next generation of tech workers and future-proof your business all in one fell swoop.

Recruitment

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Changes to IT programme

Written on: 3 December 2019

Written by: Freya King

Technology is constantly evolving, so it makes sense that our programmes should too. To stay ahead of the curve and keep our training relevant, we’re making some changes to our IT apprenticeships.

Microsoft have recently announced that they are retiring the Cloud Microsoft Technology Associate..

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How to ensure an apprentice's loyalty

Written on: 28 November 2019

Written by: Freya King

To get the most out of recruiting an apprentice, you should view it as a long term skill investment, rather than a quick fix to help you with low level tasks. Supporting a young person as they start their career should be a rewarding experience for you both; with the right support, your apprentice..

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