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Graduate Programme Content and Code


Graduate programme at Content and Code A great chance for ambitious and out-going graduates to build a career in the IT industry working within a forward thinking and fast growing company with a strong reputation and great clients! You will be part of the development of new solutions and new technologies and will have an unique opportunity for growth and career development.


Focus for 2011 • Cloud technology • Office 365 • Support


Programme Structure Intensive Training Programme (First three months)

Initial Salary £20,000

After Training £21,000

Real work experience + continuous training

At least two Microsoft accreditations (by the end of the first year)

Second Year £25,000

Real work experience + continuous training

Successful Graduates Possibility of permanent offer

£35,000 +

(9 months)

Year 1

Year 2

From Year 3


Training – What you will learn • What is Cloud technology? – Microsoft Office 365 – Windows Azure / SQL Azure – Windows Intune

• Moving to the cloud – Why move? – How to get there?

• Office 365 deployment scenarios – – – – – – – –

Exchange Online SharePoint Online Lync Online Office Professional Plus Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) 2.0 Directory Synchronisation Client desktop Mobile devices (WP7, iPhone, Blackberry etc.)


Skills you will develop • • • • • •

An understanding of cloud technology Troubleshooting Office 365 issues Deploying Office 365 Working in project teams Creating and delivering quality presentations Working with clients to deliver business benefits


Performance Management • Quarterly Reviews with your line manager • Focus of the reviews: – – – – –

Overall Performance and Feedback What have we learnt? What is still a challenge? Training needs Development plan What comes next?


About Content and Code


Mission Statement

To be the most trusted Microsoft partner in the world


Client Pledge

We partner with our clients to realise measurable benefits from their Microsoft investment


Staff Pledge

To earn learn and have fun with the best technology agency in the UK


Some of our clients


Company’s Benefits


PruHealth – Health Insurance Vitality Programme Encourages staff to improve their health by Vitality programme doing everyday things, like walking, going to the gym, eating healthily or not smoking. Comprehensive plan cover •

All eligible hospital fees, including specialist and consultancy fees.

All eligible outpatient costs.

A wider range of additional benefits such as complementary therapies, cash benefits for maternity (following the birth of a baby) and for using the NHS.

Dependents can be included, but you would need to pay for them. See Vivian for a quote.

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When they do, they build up Vitality points which in turn improve their status from Bronze to Silver through to Gold and Platinum. The higher their Vitality status becomes, the greater rewards they could receive with PruHealth Vitality reward partners


EAP – Employee Assistance Plan

Help is at hand - if you need it, when you need it. Bupa Employee Assistance is a

confidential and impartial advice service to provide advice and support, whenever it’s needed.

Call free: 0800 269 616

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• Telephone counselling • Face-to-face counselling • Family and matrimonial advice Work and career guidance • Legal guidance • Financial advice • Child and dependant care advice


One Fund Plan • • • • • •

Dental Optical Consultation Health Screening Counselling COCAH (Physiotherapy, Osteopath, Chiropractic, Acupuncture and Homeopathy)

You can use up to £1,008 towards any treatment in these areas. Click here for more information


Stakeholder Pension Scheme

Stakeholder Pension Scheme

Facilitate the process just so you can have your personal contributions deducted from your salary every month. Click here for details


Childcare Vouchers

You can have up to £243 per month or £55 per week in exchange for part of your gross salary. This is known as a salary sacrifice. The part of your gross salary you exchange for Childcare Vouchers is tax-free and exempt from National Insurance contributions and as a result you can make savings of up to £1,196* per parent, per year.

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Cycle to Work Scheme

You can save up to 40% on the price of your bike and accessories. This will be paid back to the company in 12 instalments through salary sacrifice.

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Rewarding Initiatives


Rewarding Excellence!

• • • •

Higher score on client satisfaction survey Most influential with Microsoft Different prizes to Most innovative solution chose from every quarter! Most influential on team spirit

All you have to do is come up with something that makes us all wish we had come up with ourselves... this can be for the benefit of Content and Code and/or its people and clients.


Wellbeing Initiatives


Wellbeing Programme Every month we will have a different theme and will promote activities around our personal and professional wellbeing. We truly believe that a healthier workforce will not only drive Content and Code’s success, but will also improve the lives of each and every one of us!

Health Screening

Health related Seminars

15 minutes back chair massage

And much more!!!


Fruity Mondays

Fruity Mondays To start a fresh week with a boost of fresh fruit complements of Content and Code


Flexibility

Time-Out Zone Flexible Working Hours

Gym flexibility


Giving Something Back


Why to give something back? At Content and Code, we’re aware that we don’t operate in a vacuum. We’re part of a community that extends beyond our office walls, into our local London borough and beyond. We always aim to do our bit for society, including charities, and the environment. We call it ‘Giving Something Back.’

In the next slides you will find some examples of what we have already done and what we are doing right now. If you have any other ideas on how we can contribute even more, we would be really happy to hear from you!


Fundraising Activities Some Examples… Haiti Humanitarian Crises £880 - staff donation £1760 total (C&C matched staff contribution) Feb/2009

When: 10/10/2010 28 runners in our “Dream team”! 13 miles to run and £5,000 to raise! Running club every Tuesday and Thursdays Monthly specialist advice to get ready for the challenge

Japan Humanitarian Crises £993 - staff donation £1,986 total (C&C matched staff contribution) April/2011


Shared Lunch days • It happens once a month. All food is donated by staff and we all pay to attend the lunch. All the proceedings are donated to a different cause every month. This is a wonderful opportunity to have fun while doing something good! ď Š

New Zealand Earthquake March/2011


Work Placement Apprenticeship Placements In partnership with

Offering young people the opportunity to prepare for the challenges of the workplace by becoming familiar with the skills and attitudes needed by modern businesses.


Student’s lunch We regularly arrange for a group of Year 10/11 schoolboys from local schools to come and visit Content and Code, to see how a young, entrepreneurial and innovative technology company works to get them excited about a future career in business.

It is usually followed by lunch and we welcome any staff who would like to join and talk to the students, answer any questions they may have about work, perhaps share your experiences of work and education and help encourage and inspire them for their final years of education.


Blood Donation Day Giving blood day Every 16 weeks for anyone interested and during working hours.


Now over to you… • Questions and answers

• Your presentation – In two stages! – Personal Presentation • Why would you like to join our graduate scheme and why do you think you are the right candidate?

– Case Study • 10 minutes to read and prepare • 5 minutes to present the content of the case study as if we were clients and this was a real life situation.


Graduate Programme