“We put a lot of emphasis on nurturing talent and bringing graduates to their full potential. This is certainly a personal passion for me and the team. When I see how far our former graduates have since progressed in the company, I can’t help but feel very proud.”
Through our behaviours and competency framework, we help graduates identify individual goals, which they’re able to meet at their own pace and in a way that works for their role and team.
We also have our own in-house technical training programme. Though much of this is delivered through Teams rather than face-to-face in a classroom, this has allowed us to capitalise on the flexibility this offers in terms of practicality and cost. We can run more training, more often, and with fewer delegates. This means training can be delivered at the right time and with more opportunities for one-to-ones with the trainer.
We’re also doing our utmost to ensure our trainers have the right skills to optimise the course content and programme to suit the delivery method – through our ia our Train the Trainer programme.
Everyone at JBA gets an annual training allowance of six days (with a cap of £1400). Since we started running more of our training online, we’ve found that our employees spend more time training but utilise less of their budget. That’s a win-win for us as a company.
For details of how to apply, more information on our different graduate pathways and a full list of graduate benefits, visit our online graduate hub here.
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