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What you need to join Pickr

Thinking about joining Pickr? It’s the quickest and easiest way to secure your next fibre job. Joining Pickr’s community of skilled contractors can help you form teams and work direct for major suppliers on fibre projects across the UK.Here’s what you need, and what you need to know to get started.

May 5, 2020

Did you know we’re ISO certified?

Did you know we’re ISO certified?

Pickr’s technology is designed to solve real world problems. Only the highest standards secure the best results, which is why we’re proud to be ISO certified. ISO certification defines that a management system, manufacturing process, service, or documentation...

Pickr welcomes Head of Assurance

Pickr welcomes Head of Assurance

Health and safety is never a choice for Pickr, our people or partners. It’s a priority. Having expertise in-house is the  easiest way to implement health and safety best practice at all levels of our technology and our business. That's why we’re delighted to...

‘Best Telecoms Project of the Year’ finalist

‘Best Telecoms Project of the Year’ finalist

The National Technology Awards are the UK’s most comprehensive celebration of technology in the year. As a tech start-up hell bent on innovation, we’re delighted to have made the shortlist twice! Pickr’s technology is designed and built to empower fibre professionals...

Fibre frustrations

Fibre frustrations

Like a lot of Pickr’s fibre community, our GM of Telecoms has spent his career working both sides of the barrier. Josh's experiences seem to mirror those of many fibre workers in the UK. There are some common trends and shared beliefs around the benefits and...

Talking Tech: Max on Elasticsearch

Talking Tech: Max on Elasticsearch

We're very lucky to have a hugely talented Development team here at Pickr, so you'll be hearing more from them directly in our Talking Tech series. We'll document our challenges, learnings and experiences as the platform evolves, all from the perspective of the people...

Watchman: Keeping you safe

Watchman: Keeping you safe

Safety is never a choice for Pickr, our people or partners. It’s the priority. Our latest feature release includes ‘Watchman’, a safeguard to ensure our contractors get home safe. Due to the nature the work, our community of contractors may be required to work in...

On the sofa with Josh Guinness

On the sofa with Josh Guinness

Understanding the workers and the businesses who use the Pickr platform is critical to our success. That’s why we’re building out the team with industry professionals who have worked ‘both sides of the barrier’, as Josh puts it. Our new GM of Telecoms for the...

FTTP: Connecting rural communities

FTTP: Connecting rural communities

The post-election focus on fibre has ramped up at the highest levels of government. From telecoms firms meeting at number 10, changes in legislation and proposals to make regulation more flexible, contractors around the UK are assembling to build the UK’s full fibre...

Add vehicles, plant and tools to your profile

Add vehicles, plant and tools to your profile

Like your skills, experience and accreditations, ownership of vehicles, tools and plant can be valuable strings to your bow in securing your next fibre opportunity. Our latest update allows you to upload these items to your profile, making you more appealing to...