Careers Blog

My Professional Development Journey

11th November 2021

Starting as an apprentice, Ben moved between a variety of roles and settings to gain lots of experience.

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My Early Years Journey - Conor Bathgate

9th November 2021

Conor’s journey with Bright Horizons started in 2009 when he joined as an apprentice.

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Makaton - Not just a Buzzword

15th July 2021

What is Makaton? It’s a word we hear used a lot in early years, but what is it actually all about?

Makaton uses speech with signs (gestures) and symbols (pictures) to help people communicate. Over 100,000 children and adults use Makaton, either as their main method of communication or as a way to support speech.

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24th June 2021

Caroline Wright, Early Childhood Director at Bright Horizons, shares how we promote acceptance in our nurseries, and teach children to value themselves and each other.

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Why I love working in a nursery

21st June 2021

Lynsey from Clairmont talks about why she loves working in our nursery.

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LGBTQ+ Community in the Workplace

27th May 2021

Our guest blogger tells us how inclusion in the workplace has changed over the course of her 15 year career.

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Bright Horizons joins The 5% Club as it continues its apprenticeship scheme commitment

26th May 2021

Bright Horizons has joined The 5% Club, an industry led initiative focused on accelerating the recruitment of apprentices, graduates, and sponsored students.

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Interview Tips and Techniques for Early Years Careers

25th May 2021

Applying for a new job can be a daunting experience, especially when it comes to interviews. To help with your interview, here are a few interview tips and techniques.

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CV Writing Tips

25th May 2021

Make sure your CV stands out to recruiters with these tips.

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How to care for your mental health

14th May 2021

Daisy and Jay from Bright Horizons shared they own mental health journeys and how they reached out for help with their mental health.

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The Importance of Being Part of the Team

4th March 2021

Sally and Shannon from Long Road nursery in Cambridge shared their career journey stories with us and why being part of their team is so important to them.

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