How to Set your Apprentice Up for Success

Written on: 25 January 2023

Written by: Millie Whiteoak

Being a manager is demanding at the best of times, but managing an apprentice takes a little bit more time and patience. If you have decided to grow your team by hiring an apprentice, it is now part of your responsibility to lead them to success. Developing your apprentice is extremely beneficial,..

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Top Skills to Look for in an Apprentice Candidate

Written on: 11 January 2023

Written by: Lydia Chilton

When hiring an apprentice, you should bear in mind that whilst having technical knowledge and experience is beneficial, it isn’t the only thing that makes a great employee.

Some skills aren’t taught in school curriculums. Skills such as organisation, time management, enthusiasm, teamwork,..

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Continuing Professional Development after your Apprentice Completes their Programme

Written on: 21 December 2022

Written by: Lydia Chilton

As your apprentice comes to the end of their Apprenticeship programme, it is easy to feel like your work as an employer is done… but is there more you can do for their professional development? To put it plainly, the answer is always YES.

Learning is a lifelong process; the world (and how we know..

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How to Successfully Onboard a New Apprentice

Written on: 4 November 2022

Written by: Anna Peart

A positive onboarding experience can help set your apprentice up for success, and help them integrate seamlessly into your team

Starting an apprenticeship can be a daunting process, so it’s important to have an onboarding plan in place so that your apprentice feels not only supported but excited in..

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What Do Apprentices Expect from an Employer?

Written on: 20 October 2022

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

It is important that employers are aware of the expectations and duties that come with hiring an apprentice. An apprenticeship is a minimum of 12 months in which employers will be required to support their apprentice through their training and nurture them within the business.

In this blog, we’ll..

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Why are work trials important?

Written on: 5 October 2022

Written by: Anna Peart

Much like any other recruitment process, we work with our employers to find the perfect fit for their apprenticeship roles. 

Identifying the perfect candidate who is the right fit for your team is always a priority during our recruitment process. The ideal candidate should not only have the..

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Meet our Champion: Marshall

Written on: 22 September 2022

Written by: Millie Whiteoak

As the end of the month approaches, we have yet another one of our Baltic Champions giving you the ins and outs of what it can be like when undertaking an apprenticeship in tech!

This week we are introducing Marshall, our Level 4 Network Engineer Champion.

We caught up with Marshall to talk about..

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Meet our Champion: Connor

Written on: 8 September 2022

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

Hello and welcome to another exciting instalment of our Meet the Champion blog series!

This time, we’re focusing on coding with Connor, our Software Development champion.

Connor completed his Level 4 Software Developer apprenticeship programme while working as a developer with Jola Cloud Solutions.

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IT Training Courses: Effective Options for Training your IT Team

Written on: 6 September 2022

Written by: Megan Hussey

IT is constantly evolving. Whether your team are currently working on a software roll-out, hardware optimisation, data storage, or cloud connection, there’s always something new on the horizon and a rolling number of service desk tickets to resolve.

As an IT manager, this often leaves you looking..

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