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Life at O2 moves faster than you imagine, and #OurPeopleAreTheReason. Our blog is the place to keep up-to-date, and here you’ll be able to read more about what it’s really like to work here, you’ll get the lowdown on some of the exciting initiatives we’re launching, and you’ll hear real life success stories from people in our stores, in our head office, and across our business.

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    Meet Richard - Assistant Store Leader #WhyO2

    I applied for O2 because of how energetic the brand looked, I wanted to work somewhere that kept up with current trends and put people at the center of everything they do, for me it wasnt the pay but the way O2 came across as a company projects like our Data pledge where we are donating 10gb for every plan purchased to the national data bank means I am working for a company that cares

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    Meet Ryan - Retail Advisor #WhyO2

    While there are many things I enjoy about O2, it's knowing that the company honors my free time. They allow me to spend time with my family without the stress of what's going on in-store or asking me to do work outside of my shifts. And the discounts

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    Meet Liz - Technical Project Manager

    I’m on the Career Returner programme which O2 is running for 11 weeks for people like myself who are returning to work after a career break. During the programme we have received training, a mentor and been placed on projects. Hopefully before the end of the returnship we will have managed to secure a permanent role.

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    Meet Abid - Day In The Life Of

    Amid is one of our wonderful techy Gurus, at our Birmingham New Street Store. Our gurus look after the techy issues our customer might have, they also transfer data from their old phone to their new shiny phones. The final part of the role is to help to train the team they work with to learn about the latest tech.

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    Meet John - Feeling stressed, I did something about it…

    With the ever-increasing awareness of mental health among young people, I believe, no matter what age you are, having a healthy mental balance is vital in this modern age and personally, for me, is becoming more and more important in my life.

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    We believe in rewarding our people in ways which matter to them

    We know that when people look for new roles, base salary is one of the really important things they look at. Maybe also bonus or a commission payment and that’s it, the total package. Or is it?

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    A fond farewell

    When thinking about leaving, my initial thoughts are sadness. I absolutely love my job here at The Lab.  Since joining O2 four years ago, I’ve learnt more than I ever could have imagined. I’ve also had the opportunity to work with some world-class professionals. Without their mentorship I wouldn’t be where I am today; so to those people, I thank you.

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    Meet Laura - Day In The Life Of

    Laura is one of our fantastic advisors, she is super passionate about her job and the team she works in. She much so, that she is currently trying to work towards becoming an Assistant Manager and progressing in her role with us.  

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    Our Head Office Store

    The majority of our customers are staff that works in our Head Office. I know what you’re thinking “that must be a lot of pressure.” Well, it’s not. Everyone in Head Office is really friendly and they all have interesting questions which keep my team and me on our toes.

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    Week in the life of O2 Territory Leader – Day 5

    It’s the last day of my blog and I have to say I’ve actually really enjoyed sharing and I really hope it has helped people see what my role entails and that you can do it all and balance work and being a Mum. It’s not easy but it’s very rewarding on both sides.

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    Week in the life of O2 Territory Leader – Day 4

    Firstly I’d like to point out that my diet went super well yesterday….. not. So last night I arrived at my hotel at around 7pm, in Northampton, on the way there from Slough, I nipped into the Paddington shop and bought my daughter a pop-up book of London and sent her a little message from Paddington Bear for bedtime.  If you’ve not seen the film, it’s a must! The service in the store was fantastic and I felt like I had a personal experience that counted.

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    Day in the life of O2 Territory Leader - Day 3

    After a productive yesterday, we had an eventful night, one of my colleagues cars was broken into whilst we ate. Anyway on a lighter note, here we go with Day 3 as a Territory Leader. I checked numbers last night and I saw some fantastic results which always makes me go to sleep happy. Great work team from everyone.

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