Apprentices Past & Present

Sesame Access Operations Manager, Alex Barlow, is being showcased for the Guardian’s Rising Star of the Year 2014 Award!

Alex, who started as an apprentice in May 2013, is one of 24 candidates lined up for the final 3-person shortlist to be announced in the coming weeks.

Quoted from www.theguardian.com:
“Alex joined Sesame as an administration apprentice in May 2013, aged 20. He had recently completed a diploma and wanted an apprenticeship position in a fast-growing company.

Initially we asked Alex to review our website and develop new content. He brought a new angle to the website, freshening it up and making it more customer friendly.

Straight away Alex demonstrated great customer skills, so was asked to lead on service contract maintenance. He always had time to talk to customers, which paid dividends in customer satisfaction and repeat business.

Alex finished his apprenticeship in May 2014. We knew we needed to retain him, and promoted him to operations manager as he was already leading on many roles to great effect…”

Read the full blog on The Guardian website