Benefits of flexible utilities work

The ‘gig economy’ is a phrase used to describe short-term contracts or freelance work. This kind of flexible working offers candidates more freedom in how, when and where they work.

The UK saw around 2.8 million people doing this type of work in the last 12 months, with opportunities spanning a whole host of industries. Britain’s growing infrastructure needs means the utilities sector is one of them.

As the only digital staffing platform specialising in the industrial sectors, we work the UK’s leading telecoms and utilities businesses. There’s a huge demand for utilities workers at all levels across the UK, so if you’ve got the skills and experience, we want you!

But what’s in it for you?


Earn more

Money talks, right? When you sign up to Pickr you can see the job rates from the off. You apply for the work you want, when you want, as often as you want. And once your shifts are approved you get paid directly through the Pickr app.

The beauty is you’re the boss. You might want to supplement your primary income with a few extra shifts here and there, you might work entirely through Pickr. The point is, when you’re in control there’s no cap to your earnings.


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Choosing to work for multiple businesses rather than just one allows for greater skills development. Not only will you meet a wider range of professionals in your sector, you’re afforded greater opportunity.

With Pickr your profile speaks for itself. As you work more shifts you receive endorsements from the businesses you’ve worked with. Your profile becomes more prominent to relevant employers with each shift worked allowing you to take on more responsibility and expand your skill sets.


Flexible work you want

One of the main drawbacks of a permanent role is the lack of freedom it affords. When you work through Pickr, you state your availability and fit the jobs around your schedule.

Being in control of your own timetable means you can make work ‘work’ for you. Whether it’s a dentist trip, family commitments or you’re sunning yourself on the Costa Del Sol, you’re free to commit to as many or as few shifts as you want.


Support when you need

If you’re the kind of person with a great work ethic but paperwork’s not your strong point, we’ve got your back-because there isn’t any! The Pickr app is a one stop shop for all your work needs. The old school CV has been re-imagined as your Pickr profile. It’s a living document which updates with endorsements and ratings from the businesses you have worked with to attract the employers you want to work with.

You’ll be notified of the latest opportunities. Your shift and payment details are available at the touch of a button. You’ll be prompted to input your shift times so you get paid correctly for the work you do. You can even enable alerts to help you be punctual. If you ever have a question the Pickr team are only ever a live chat or phone call away.


Convenient to use

You can sign up for free in a matter of minutes and be ready to work the very next day. As a Pickr worker you have all the benefits associated with being self-employed without the risk, with access to thousands of jobs around the country.

Did we mention sign up was free? What have you got to lose?

Pickr takes the hard work out of finding work. Sign up today to secure the work you want tomorrow. 


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