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BOC Insight 

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BOC is the UK's biggest industrial and medical gases business. Gradcracker’s Carla and Jessica visited their UK Training Centre near Sheffield to meet with their graduate talent team and current graduates. We discovered that BOC's graduate programme lasts for 4 years and allows you to pave your own way to achieving chartership.

Watch/listen to the videos and podcasts below to get a real insight into BOC. 

Arriving at BOC

3, 2, 1...go! Jessica's ready for the day.

 

Carla and Jessica take a minute to reflect on their day so far.

Meet the Graduate Talent Team

The ideal BOC candidate 

Carla talks to Helen, Head of Talent for UK & Ireland, and Wendy, Talent Management Partner for UK & Ireland about all things BOC.

They discuss the recruitment process, what they look for in a candidate and they provide us with top tips on how to write a successful cover letter.

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"It's their own personal road map"

Helen and Wendy tell Carla about the graduate journey: how graduates can build their own programme and the BOC benefits package they enjoy.

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Meet the Graduates

The application process


Neil, Leanne, Ranbir and Mihir give Carla a step-by-step insight into the application process and what they had to do to land themselves a place on the programme.

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"BOC is a community rather than a company"

Ryan, Hinesh, Ajish and Will tell Carla about their first week at the company, and why it has 'been a dream' becoming a BOC graduate. 

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"Tailor your own experience"

George, Chris, Tazim, Gionita and Najah sit down with Jessica and give her an insight into the mentoring process, chartership and what life is really like as a BOC graduate.

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Life outside of the graduate programme 

From operating race cars at Mercedes World to sky diving for charity. George, Chris, Tazim, Gionita and Najah continue to give us the low down - they also tell us what life is like outside of the programme.

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A day in the life of a 4th year graduate


Charlie and Jeremy tell Jessica why the BOC graduate programme is a leader in its field, what they've learnt along the way and why having the right attitude is so important. 

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