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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

Pickr hosts Codebar Norwich

Pickr hosts Codebar Norwich

Currently, just 17% of the tech sector is made up by women. As a regional tech start-up, that’s demonstrated in the gender imbalance in our own office. We recognise for that to change, we have to take action to celebrate and promote diversity in our sector. That’s one...

5 reasons to utilise to your Pickr Network

5 reasons to utilise to your Pickr Network

Have you seen Pickr's new Networks feature yet? This functionality allows you connect with other Pickr users to build your own personal Network. From there, you can form specialist Delivery Teams to work direct for major suppliers. Wondering why you should do that?...

Pickr joins the Tech Talent Charter

Pickr joins the Tech Talent Charter

Diversity drives innovation and yet, only 17% of UK tech jobs are held by women, stifling the potential of the nation's technology businesses. As a tech start-up, the makeup of our team reflects the national imbalance and that’s why we’ve signed up to the Tech Talent...

Pickr receive double Rising Stars shortlist

Pickr receive double Rising Stars shortlist

We’re delighted to announce Pickr has been named semi-finalist in Tech Nations Rising Stars programme.  Rising Stars 2.0 is a national start-up competition, designed to showcase and raise the profile of the best early-stage tech companies from all areas of...

Form teams, work direct, earn more

Form teams, work direct, earn more

Sometimes, two heads (or more) are better than one. Especially when top tier providers want to work with you direct. That’s why we’ve introduced the Networks feature into the Pickr app. Your Pickr Network allows you to connect with your colleagues to form teams,...

Fibre Worker Survey

Fibre Worker Survey

Last year we asked 926 fibre professionals about their experience working in the industry they power. This document details those learnings, both supporting and debunking some of the things we thought to be true about the sector.  In short, the results suggest there...

On the sofa with Dave Swanston

On the sofa with Dave Swanston

As our GM of Telecoms, Dave is responsible for forging ahead with our vision to help fibre businesses and contractors work better together. An ex-service man with years of industry knowledge, his career closely reflects the findings of our Fibre Workers Survey. Dave...

Why is fibre such a politicised issue?

Why is fibre such a politicised issue?

As the December 12th election approaches, all the parties are out pushing their agenda on the campaign trail. Among the well-trodden battle grounds of Brexit, the NHS and immigration, the UK’s fibre network (or lack of it) has become a key issue.  Why has fibre...

On the sofa with Tod Venn

On the sofa with Tod Venn

Apps have quickly become synonymous with everyday services. A simple tap of an icon can deliver food, transport and even secure your next job. Regardless of purpose, many of our favourite apps have one thing in common; ease of use. The Pickr app is no different. How...