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on 10th Nov 2017
Hiring Tips

A little well-spent time thinking about your hiring strategy now could lead you to your most successful Q1 ever.

on 25th Oct 2017
change in career or company can be scary

Changing company can be scary. Heart palpitations, shallow breathing, and sleepless nights. Sure, there is a healthy slug of excitement in the mix too, but leaving the team you know and the company you have worked in, can be incredibly daunting, even if we know we are going somewhere better.

on 4th Oct 2017
Looking for Top-Tier talent

Whatever it means to your business; you should figure it out quickly. From Indeed’s survey of company productivity, Apple proffered that their high performers were 25 times more productive than their average employees, and Google value that their highest performers are 300 times as productive!

on 2nd Oct 2017
Macmillan coffee morning

We #raiseamug to all those who helped support Macmillan’s biggest ever coffee morning. It’s amazing what we can do when we all pull together for a shared cause that affects so many.

on 8th Sep 2017
Watercoolers with AquAid

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!

on 4th Sep 2017
Mike Scotney Takes on the Birmingham Big Sleuth Bear Hunt for Birmingham Children's Hospital

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.

on 14th Aug 2017
Women in Tech

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

on 10th Aug 2017
Salary negotiation for IT jobs- arm wrestle

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.

on 31st Jul 2017
Recruitment superheroes

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!

on 21st Jul 2017
Gender Pay Gap

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.