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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

Benefits of flexible utilities work

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,...

3 reasons not to use a recruiter

3 reasons not to use a recruiter

Traditional recruiters are like traffic wardens and the tax man, hugely unpopular. And for good reason. The emergence of new jobs in the utilities sector see’s recruiters desperately fishing the same shallow pool of qualified candidates. The trouble with these guys...