Careers @ Harrington Brooks
Choosing A Career With Harrington Brooks
All new colleagues at Harrington Brooks start their journey by attending our corporate induction programme.
You'll gain an understanding of Harrington Brooks, the team culture and our business methods. After your induction, your career development will be dependent on your chosen career within the company, whether you have joined our Sales, Marketing, Operations, Finance, IT, Compliance, Training or Accounts team.
Typically your initial training will include product, systems and internal process training. You will be given regular opportunities to review your individual career progression with training available to make sure it is heading in the right direction.
We invest heavily in your career and development and if one of our qualified trainers are unable to provide the support you need, then external training agencies are always available for external qualifications such as NVQ's.
Harrington Brooks know that the working environment is important, and you need to feel appreciated and supported within a comfortable office environment. Our staff-led "Culture Club" is in place to make sure this happens, organising anything from company days out to charity events.
Investors in People Recognition
Investors in People is the UK’s leading people management standard. It specialises in transforming business performance through people. Harrington Brooks have been awarded Bronze Status by Investors In People following an on-site audit.
A percentage of staff from across the company, from all levels, were selected by the assessors and interviewed about their experience of working for Harrington Brooks. No one other than those present knows what they were asked; all we know is what the results were. They reflected very positively on our company and how we operate with respect to our staff. It shows we value our employee’s ideas and opinions and offer suitable training when required. more...
Professionally Accredited Training
Harrington Brooks invests heavily in training, enabling staff to gain a professionally recognised qualification.
The ISMM (Institute Of Sales Marketing Management) is the foremost professional body for sales training in the UK. Harrington Brooks is an ISMM QCF (Qualifications and Credit Framework) status centre, inducting staff into the training programme and supporting them on their journey to professional qualification. For more information see ismm.co.uk.
Paid Apprenticeships with Harrington Brooks
Apprentices working with Harrington Brooks gain an excellent grounding through a mixture of off-site training and on-the-job experience. The apprentices are responsible for liaising with internal and external customers and providing a high level of customer service and support.They also develop transferable maths, IT and communications skills and understand the sales environment and processes and the personal responsibilities of working in a fast-paced business through on-the-job training.
Apprenticeships are delivered in association with Pearson in Practise, one of UK’s leading providers of professional and technical learning and development.