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Elephant Pumps with AquAid

on 8th Sep 2017

To date AquAid have built over 5,000 such Elephant Pumps across parts of Zimbabwe, Malawi and Liberia; and have donated in excess of £10 million to charity and are delighted to help them go even further!

Going on a Bear Hunt!

on 4th Sep 2017

Applause IT Director and running enthusiast, Mike Scotney, took the opportunity to hunt down all ONE HUNDRED Big Sleuth Bears across over 70 miles while contributing to Birmingham Children’s Hospital and taking a few snaps of their unique designs as he went.

Why #WITBragDay matters

on 14th Aug 2017

An open invitation for women in technology across the globe to brag about their careers and successes #WITBragDay.

Should you ever divulge your salary to a recruiter?

on 10th Aug 2017

Armed with the recruiter’s knowledge of the current climate and rates, you’ll be in the best position for negotiating. Trust is key. If you don’t trust your recruiter, find one you can.

Pride levels: Beaming! Welcome Tom, Edward & Alice to the team!

on 31st Jul 2017

We’re ecstatic to announce our second wave of recruitment graduates have earned their stripes in our dedicated in-house training academy and are now specialist IT recruitment consultants!

What we can do to help close the #paygap

on 21st Jul 2017

Unless you’ve been living on Mars this week, you’ll have noticed that the UK is a flood with discussion on how to achieve equal pay for women, for people of colour, for everyone.

Applause IT Day at the Races

on 29th Jun 2017

If you’re struggling to retain staff or want to build a more cohesive workplace atmosphere- we highly recommend a day at the races. Maybe not on the hottest day of the year, but still, a great day out.

Ultimate Job Interview Preparation: How to get hired with the best TED Talk tips!

on 23rd Jun 2017

There’s nothing worse than coming out of an interview feeling that the interviewer didn’t get to see the real you, or your enthusiasm didn’t shine. So how do we make sure we’re our enthusiasm shines when it comes to the interview and we’re likely feeling nervous, and our least confident?

Digital Digbeth for BBC’s Digicities at Fazeley Studios

on 16th Jun 2017

We want to send a huge thank you to everyone involved with #Digicities Digital Digbeth at Fazeley Studios. You looked after us, inspired plenty of Thursday Thought time and most importantly gave us a chance to get creative!

Interview Guide: How to Answer Competency Interview Questions

on 8th Jun 2017