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Auto Trader life blog

Our unique and inclusive culture is defined by our people. Take a look at their experiences to understand how they've helped shape the way we work and interact with each other.

Degree Apprenticeship Application Process

Chloe takes you through the five different stages of the application process

Degree Apprenticeships

Still deciding if a degree apprenticeship is for you? Then meet Ibrahim and Chloe who are here to share their experiences.

Earth Day 2021

Our Sustainability network shares the importance of today and their plans for the future

Our LGBT+ Network reflect on this year’s LGBT+ history Month

Our LGBT+ Network openly share their thoughts on the importance of remembering our history, their hopes for change and why being part of our Auto Trader LGBT+ Network is important

LGBT+ History Month 'Body, Mind, Spirit' – Spirit

Louisa, from Auto Trader’s LGBT+ Network, gives her thoughts on what ‘Spirit’ means to her

LGBT+ History Month 'Body, Mind, Spirit' – Mind

From our LGBT+ Network, Dec tells us about what 'Mind' in 'Body, Mind, Soul' means to him

LGBT+ History Month

Katelyn Wiens talks about what this month means to her

LGBT+ History Month 'Body, Mind, Spirit' – Body

As part of LGBT+ History month, our LGBT+ Network share their thoughts on what 'Body' means to them

Looking after number one

Zuhra Ruhman, a member of our BAME network, shares her experiences of balancing two cultures and reminds us all the need for self-care

Virtual work experience. Yes, who'd of thought it would be a thing. We certainly didn't

Our Early Careers team join forces with Teach First

Being called out on your racist views should not always be considered a slur

Dickson Abegunde, a member of our BAME network, shines a light on a traditionally taboo subject

Living with dyslexia

Being open about having dyslexia isn't a bad thing

Nathan Coe talks to Glassdoor

Our CEO talks about culture, diversity and inclusion, his leadership style and our people.

Being non-binary in a binary world

Sophie writes about their experience of being non-binary, and makes some suggestions to help people create an inclusive atmosphere.

Frantic Nursery Calls, Squad Improvements and a Promotion: One Year Post Maternity

I left as a pregnant Professional Developer and I’m now a proud Mama & Senior Developer – here’s my story

Data. Digital transformation. Strategy. Technology.

Chris Kelly, Technology Director, talks to Manchester Digital about the Auto Trader journey so far.

Home Grown Carbon Heroes

Carbon Literacy training helps colleagues make the connection between individual and climate change impact

International day against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia

For International Day against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia, Adam, from our LGBT+ Network shares his personal experiences of homophobia

More than meets the eye

As part of Bi Visibility Day, Sam talks about his experiences as a Pansexual

Stay Curious

If there’s one characteristic that drives Auto Trader Java Developers, it’s curiosity.

The Making of...

Louisa & Craig take you through how, this year, taking part in Manchester' Pride's 'March for Peace' felt more important than ever

This flag has no rules

Mark writes about why Auto Trader followed Manchester Pride’s example by adopting a pride flag with stripes to represent the LGBT+ BAME community.

What’s in a name?

My name is Dolapo, my friends call me Del. But what’s in a name?

Auto Trader makes a difference

Get your dancing shoes ready and find out how the Auto Trader Make A Difference fund has helped the St. Pancras Community Centre

Being an Account Manager at Auto Trader

Digital consultant. Business partner. Data advocate. Watch our video to discover the role of an Account Manager, but not as you know it.

International Women's Day

Lubna Saada gets back to the classroom to inspire the next generation of Front End Developers

Influential People

Our LGBT+ working group reflect on the people that have inspired them both past and present.

International Women's Day

Polly Caldwell, Technical Lead, talks about making a difference

The ramblings of an Intern

Robin Barayuga joined us via the Change 100 scheme. His blog talks about his experience and what he’s been up to over the past 100 days

Visibility - recognising diversity in its entirety

Craig welcomes you to celebrate LGBT+ History Month with us