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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

On the sofa with Charlie Wright

On the sofa with Charlie Wright

As Pickr's talent clouds, customer base and internal team expands, so have the complexities of running a growing business. Charlie Wright was appointed Pickr’s Head of Operations in January this year. He’s responsible for...

Pickr shortlisted in the Digital Leaders 100

Pickr shortlisted in the Digital Leaders 100

We’ve been selected as a finalist for the Digital Leaders 100 ‘Digital SME of the Year’!  Digital Leaders is a community of 100,000 senior leaders involved in leveraging technology to promote economic growth, increase social well-being and narrow social gaps across...

The Pickr App Launched

The Pickr App Launched

We’re excited to announce the launch of the brand new and improved Pickr App! The App's redevelopment has been 5 months in the making. We've entirely re-engineered the Pickr software architecture to ensure we're using the best-in-class technology, built for scale and...

Talking tech with Thomas Remmert

Talking tech with Thomas Remmert

Thomas Remmert has a long, distinguished career in the technology sector. As Episode1’s Technical Due Diligence Advisor he is tasked with appraising the technology and processes of start-up's seeking investment. Fortunately for Pickr, he liked what he saw and his...

On the sofa with Kane Halsey

On the sofa with Kane Halsey

After years of seeing the same staffing challenges limit the businesses he worked with and for, Kane Halsey set about creating a solution. A solid year of hard work, countless hours building a bespoke platform and securing £1m funding, Pickr has over 17k workers in...

Pickr shortlisted in Connected Britain Awards

Pickr shortlisted in Connected Britain Awards

We’re delighted to announce Pickr have been shortlisted in the the ‘Digital Skills’ category in the Connected Britain Awards.  Launched in 2018, the Connected Britain Awards are open to all parts of the telecoms eco-system, from operators and alt-nets to government...

Disruption and differentiation with Isabelle Paradis

Disruption and differentiation with Isabelle Paradis

With a background in engineering, Isabelle Paradis wanted to use her knowledge to help telecoms businesses deliver a better service to their customers. Over the course of her career, she's taken her consultancy, HOT TELECOMs global, with offices in Montreal, London...

A globe spanning telecoms career with Meri Braziel

A globe spanning telecoms career with Meri Braziel

Meri Braziel is the Chief Operating Officer of CableCom Networking, the UK’s market leaders in providing managed Internet services to high density accommodation. Originally from the US, with an impressive academic record and career history to match, Meri’s telecoms...

Want to be part of East Anglia’s most exciting tech start-up?

Want to be part of East Anglia’s most exciting tech start-up?

Pickr is a digital staffing platform that connects businesses with the workers it needs. Our tech allows companies to tap into a growing talent cloud, sourcing people quicker, cheaper and more effectively than traditional staffing solutions. We’re sticking it to the...