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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

#BalanceForBetter shortlisted as B2B campaign of the year

#BalanceForBetter shortlisted as B2B campaign of the year

Remember our #BalanceForBetter campaign? We heard from 6 amazing women working in telecoms. Well, we’re happy to say the it's still making waves!  The series has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Social Media Marketing Awards, ‘B2B campaign of the year’. The...

Access & apprenticeships with the ITP

Access & apprenticeships with the ITP

Crissi Williams is the CEO of the Institute of Telecommunications Professionals. The ITP is the UK’s leading independent institution for people who work in the sector, dating back to 1906 when telecoms was an emerging industry. Over century on, the ITP continues to...

Women in tech ‘Action Lab’

Women in tech ‘Action Lab’

Women in Tech® is an international non-profit organisation on a mission to bridge the gender gap and help women get into tech. They held an ‘Action Lab’ at The Guardian to generate ideas to take to government. How can we can challenge the current status quo in tech,...

On the sofa with Max Andreassen

On the sofa with Max Andreassen

The Pickr platform is only as good as the developers creating it. That’s why we’re building a talented team with a passion for creating digital solutions to real world problems.  Max joined Pickr 3 months ago and has quickly become an integral...

Diversity & Inclusion; Discussions with AWS

Diversity & Inclusion; Discussions with AWS

There’s no denying ‘diversity and inclusion’ is a phrase increasingly found in the dialogue surrounding business and the world of work. But when we live in a time where there are more men called ‘David’ and ‘Steve’ leading FTSE 100 companies than women and ethnic...

FTTP: The government perspective

FTTP: The government perspective

Justin Leese is the Programme Director of ‘Building Digital UK’, part of the Government’s Digital Culture Media and Sport’ department. He’s responsible for delivering the UK’s full fibre roll out, which as anyone working in the telecoms sector will know, is...

Delivering digital with DCMS

Delivering digital with DCMS

There’s no denying the UK’s full fibre roll out is a project of unprecedented proportions. The progress and tangibility of meeting the governments ambitious full fibre targets has been brought into question by industry leaders, particularly since the newly appointed...

Pickr named finalist in Lloyds Business Awards

Pickr named finalist in Lloyds Business Awards

We’ve been sitting on this one for a while but we’re finally excited to announce we’ve been shortlisted as a finalist in the Lloyds Business 'New Business of the Year Award'!  This award recognises new businesses with big ideas. Companies who have been trading for...

Pickr shortlisted in Technology Product Awards

Pickr shortlisted in Technology Product Awards

We’re delighted to announce Pickr has been shortlisted as ‘Best Product of the year SME’ in Computing's Technology Product Awards 2019.  As a digital staffing platform serving a niche sector, our customer base faces specific recruitment challenges. The aim of our the...