What does a Hairdressing Apprenticeship Involve?
If you are looking to get into the hairdressing industry, apprenticeships are a tried and tested way to get the training you need while getting paid. What better way to learn about hairdressing than being up on your feet, and learning from the experienced salon stars around you! When you first start a hairdressing apprenticeship […]Read more
6 Skills You Need to Work in Sales
Because of movies like The Wolf of Wall Street, people now think they have an idea of what being a good salesperson involves: sell hard, get in their face, and be a bit crazy! But actually, the sales landscape has changed. It is no longer possible to ram an idea or product down someone’s throat, […]Read more
Will an Apprenticeship Get Me a Job?
Like college, university, or any choice you make after you finish school, you’ll be racking your brains with a key question: how will this choice benefit me in the future? We are told apprenticeships provide a ‘foot in the door’. But what does this mean, exactly? Can you expect to be hired from the moment […]Read more
What Skills are Employers Looking for in 2017?
As a new year rolls around, you may have already considered your resolution for 2017. There will of course be the old clichés – ‘I’m going to hit the gym more!’, ‘I’m going to go gluten free!’, ‘I’m going to stop procrastinating!’ We’ve heard them all before – but one we rarely hear is ‘I’m going to […]Read more
What Do You Do on an Accounting Apprenticeship?
There’s a massive myth that the life of an accountant is a boring one, with endless numbers, spreadsheets, and well… numbers – but this is certainly not the case. Accountants have a massive part to play in how a business functions, using their keen analytical skills and numerical wizardry to advise and ensure financially-smart business […]Read more
Babington Sponsors Women in Business Awards 2016
Babington Group was delighted to sponsor and attend the Nottingham Post 2016 Women in Business Awards. The awards ceremony was a fantastic evening that celebrated Nottinghamshire’s array of successful businesswomen, and the pivotal role they play in building and advancing local businesses. The ceremony also celebrated the value of apprenticeships in driving business success. As the sponsor for […]Read more
Apprenticeship Christmas Quiz
If you love quizzes, why not take a look at our quiz for which apprenticeship is right for you? If you’re looking for an apprenticeship in your area, get in touch with us here. You can also speak to our friendly career advisors on 01332 613688.Read more
Babington Graduation Day 2016
Many thanks to everyone who attended our 2016 graduation, as Babington’s apprentices took to the stage to receive their hard-earned qualifications. It was a wonderful event in which our apprentices who have studied a huge range of qualifications, from Accounting to Warehousing, could celebrate their achievements with employers, friends, and family. We were lucky enough to […]Read more
How to Get Your First Job in Finance (Without a Degree)
Many people believe that to get your first finance role, a degree is absolutely essential (alongside a well-fitted suit). However, these days there are options in place to get your career up and running that don’t involve going to university, where you can earn while you learn (and get all the suits you need!). For […]Read more
What Does a Social Media and Marketing Apprentice Do?
Chloe Lewis (16) and Lucy Hibbitt (17) were both unsure if sixth form was the right path for them after completing their GCSE’s. On their search for another option, they found the social media and digital marketing apprenticeship with Babington, and a work placement with marketing agency Love Marketing. We sat down with them to […]Read more