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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...

Safe-Tea Breaks

Badge of honour: Forces Badge added to Work Experience Card

Badge of honour: Forces Badge added to Work Experience Card

Our Fibre worker survey 2019 found that 40% of all the workers who enter telecoms through a career change have a military background. In our blog, ‘Why do ex-services personnel go into telecoms’, we spoke to veterans to discover why this group enter the profession in...

Rising Star Awards: Pickr Win ‘Team of the Year’

Rising Star Awards: Pickr Win ‘Team of the Year’

Our fantastic team have won Computing’s Rising Star Award’s ‘Team of the Year’! The Computing Rising Star Awards celebrate emerging talent in digital. These awards exist to recognise and identify the sector's future leaders, as well as shining the spotlight on the...

#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...

Auditing

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...