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Advanced Overview

Datchet, England
1001 to 5000 employees
2008
Company - Private
IT Services
£100 to £500 million (GBP) per year
Advanced is the UK’s third largest provider of business software and services with a £260m turnover, 19,000 customers and 2,800 employees. We provide enterprise and market-focused solutions that allow our customers to reimagine what is possible, innovate in ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to make a difference.

We are software specialists, passionate about developing solutions that transform organisations of all sizes. Our software and services, coupled with our sector expertise, enable our customers to make a real difference to ... Read more

Company Updates

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    📢 Our new careers website has launched! 📢 We hire differently | We promote at pace | We recognise excellence At Advanced, we dare to be different. We have a fresh way of thinking about Talent here, and we're incredibly proud of the impact our people have. If you are interested in kick-starting your career, come and explore the opportunities we currently have in a number of our teams.

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    Advanced has been named as one of Europe's most inclusive companies by The Financial Times. This is the second year running that Advanced have made the list which assesses employers on diversity of gender, age, ethnicity, disability and sexual orientation in the workplace.

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Advanced – Why Work With Us?


We are a dynamic and diverse company that is one of the UK's largest and best software companies. Our systems positively impact millions of lives, every day; from healthcare systems that help patients, to our ticketing technology that sends sports fans through the turnstiles. At the heart of this, it is our people that make the difference. Because at Advanced, we do things differently.

 

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We Hire Differently

We don't judge on a cover.

Ours is no ordinary recruitment process. No bias. No barriers. We recruit on aptitude, not academic achievements; on potential not previous experience. Our hiring and recruitment is based around a very straightforward idea. That idea is your future is not limited by what you've done before. Fundamentally we believe that your success in a role is defined by a combination of your attitude, your values and your motives.

 

How we hire.

Our opportunities.

Early Careers

Every good story needs a beginning, and so does every career. Starting your career journey with no experience can be daunting, and that's why we have development programmes designed to give you the platform to succeed. We have four programmes that cover every entry-level role:

  • Sales Development Programme
  • Support Development Programme
  • Business Operations Development Programme
  • IT Services Development Programme

Internal Mobility

Internal Mobility is at the heart of this organisation. 65% of our all experienced roles are filled internally. We are opportunity brokers; there are many wonderful examples of individuals who have started out in an entry-level role, and with the right attitude, aptitude and application are now managers, directors and business experts. If you have the potential, we will give you the opportunity. 

 

 

If you go the extra mile, we will too. Your success is our business. Whether it is our annual VIP Top Achievers Club trip, our quarterly Advanced Values Awards, spot bonuses, volunteer days or daily peer recognition; we passionately believe in recognising and rewarding the phenomenal work and effort our people put in to making this business successful. 

 

Rewards and Benefits

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Our Values

Working in Support

Through collaboration and shared knowledge, we work with our customers to ensure that their queries are answered efficiently and that they get the most from our products. Our dedicated team strive to provide a range of support services that cover all of our customer’s diverse requirements - whenever they need us. Whether you love helping people or the thrill of solving a problem, this is the place for you.

Current Support vacancies

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Support Development Programme

Our Support Development Programme is designed to increase your knowledge of how to blend the human with the technical. From developing listening and questioning skills to gaining an understanding of our software and broader technologies; this programme is for people who enjoy providing excellent customer service, as well as those that have an acute problem-solving mentality.

Our Support Development Programme covers your first eighteen months with the business, setting you up to succeed. 

 

Learning and Career Development at Advanced

Advanced Reviews

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    Former Employee - Support in Knutsford, England
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    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Advanced part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible working and great colleagues

    Cons

    There were not any cons

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

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Advanced Interviews

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    Simple and fun, a really good experience. The people involved were lovely and really informative! Various stages and tasks to complete but is done with ease and if you had any questions they were answered well!

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Advanced Awards & Accolades

  • FT Diversity Leaders 2020, Financial Times, 2020
  • The Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250, The Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250, 2015
  • 2014 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50, 2014 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50, 2014
  • Tech Company of the Year, PwC’s UK Tech Awards, 2014
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