Apprenticeship Interview Morning

  • June 6th, 2019
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Are you looking for a career in recruitment? Are you sitting your A Levels this year? And looking to start an apprenticeship within a fun, supportive and professional environment? Then Athona is the place for you! Why not come and meet the Athona team at our upcoming apprenticeship interview morning and find out more about […]

National Apprenticeship Week 2019

  • March 11th, 2019
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Whilst celebrating and supporting #NationalApprenticeshipWeek last week, we spoke to Jo and Nicola from our HR team to discuss the Athona apprenticeship scheme: “Since September 2016 we have supported 14 apprentices in achieving their apprenticeship qualification and are really proud of the significant contribution they have made to our business. For us, our apprentices bring a […]

Meet our latest graduate apprentice

  • May 3rd, 2018
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After joining in March 2017 our latest apprenticeship graduate, Crystal, has spent the past year with our marketing team. After successfully completing her apprenticeship and securing a full-time position as Marketing Assistant, we asked Crystal a few questions to see how she found her time as an apprentice with Athona. What were you doing before joining Athona? […]

Day in the life of an apprentice

  • October 6th, 2017
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Meet Alice, she is a Compliance officer for our Education division. Find out here what her day-to-day life is like at Athona. What does a typical day look like for you? I come into work at 9:00am every morning. My days tend to be quite busy as there is always work to be done! I start […]

Day in the life of an apprentice

  • September 22nd, 2017
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 Meet Eden, she is a Sales Consultant apprentice for our Mental Health division. Find out here what her day-to-day life is like at Athona. What does a typical day look like for you? My typical day is usually coming in at half 8 and looking through emails I had missed the day before and then […]

Meet our newest apprentice graduate

  • September 1st, 2017
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After joining us last August, our latest apprenticeship graduate, Jess, has spent the past year with our education team. Working closely alongside our primary team as an account manager, Jess will continue with the success she has already achieved in this role and begin her full-time recruitment career here at Athona. We spoke to Jess […]

Life As An Apprentice – One Month in

  • April 21st, 2017
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This time last year I would never have thought that I would be working for such a fast paced, prosperous company like Athona. As soon as I finished school, I knew that I had outgrown the classroom and wanted to get experience in the real working world, rather than staying in a classroom for another […]

Meet our first graduate apprentice

  • March 10th, 2017
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Charlotte has been an apprentice in our nursing team for six months. She recently successfully completed her apprenticeship program and became our first ‘graduate’. Charlotte has now moved up into a full-time Sales Support role. We asked her about her experiences with us and her advice for students looking to take on an apprenticeship:   […]

Start your career in recruitment

  • January 6th, 2017
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Athona is looking for talented individuals to join our assessment day. Date: Thursday 23rd February Time: 10:30 – 16:30 Location: Athona Ltd. 1st Floor, Juniper House, Warley Hill Business Park, The Drive, Great Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3BE What should I expect from the assessment day? Group and individual exercises to assess your strengths Meet our knowledgeable […]

How have our apprentices found their time with Athona?

  • December 7th, 2016
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We recently teamed up with The Lightbulb to launch our apprenticeship scheme for ambitious young people looking to start their career in recruitment. The apprenticeship scheme is designed to offer school leavers the chance to learn a range of employable skills, including sales, administration and communication. Since the scheme started, we’ve had six apprentices join […]

Record number of students get university places on A-Level Results Day

  • August 18th, 2016
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Record numbers of students are celebrating getting a UK university place today. The proportion of A* and A grades was 25.8%, down by 0.1% on last year. The pass rate of 98.1% however, remained the same. UCAS say 424,000 places have been offered, which is an increase of 3% from last year’s results day. Thousands […]

Survey shows almost half of students think apprenticeships are mainly for men

  • July 27th, 2016
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The latest student community website in the UK, The Student Room, recently conducted a poll, asking 10,000 students about their options following A-levels, looking at apprenticeships, employments, gap years and going to university. The results found that only 11% of young people said they felt ‘fully informed’ about this training and career option, and a […]