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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.

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!

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.

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!

Top 5 Interview Tips for Graduates #interviewtips #graduatejobs

on 2nd Jun 2017

As a recruitment agency with years of consulting experience, and as a graduate employer training graduates to become specialist IT recruitment consultants, we wanted to pass on a few tips we’ve picked up over the years on landing a job. As you can see from our Applause family collage- we were graduates once!

Are you Graduating this Summer?

on 5th May 2017

If you are excited to know your Java from your JavaScript, your scrum to your agile working environments, then recruitment could be the career for you! In our recruitment training academy, you’ll learn all the tools you’ll need to become a recruitment superhero along with the technical expertise to excel in the specialist IT sector.

Giving Ourselves a Pat on the Back

on 10th Feb 2017

We know we're not supposed to harp on about our strengths, but we're pretty proud of our ability to build long-lasting relationships and want to share this with the world so that you know what a relationship started today could mean for the future. One of our founder's Mike Scotney has tale after tale of his relationship with his candidates and clients (seriously, don't get him started), some of which span their entire careers! Recently, he placed a candidate in a role in a new company headed up by a developer who Mike had actually placed some twenty years previously when he was a grad! Senior Recruitment Consultant, Alex Pitts, is also taking a trip down memory lane this week as he returns to his days at The University of Birmingham to deliver a free workshop for their newest cohort of soon-to-be graduates. Alex discusses' his story and how he was invited back to talk after graduating 5 years ago in his LinkedIn article here.

We have been short-listed in the Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards 2015

on 16th Sep 2015

The Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards were founded in 2010, they are designed to recognise firms that showcase excellence within the advertising, creative, marketing and digital sectors. These coveted awards welcomed entries from all UK recruitment firms who specialise in the media, marketing and digital sector.

Applause IT show continuing commitment to quality and best practice

on 11th Mar 2015

Gaining APSCo membership says much about Applause IT commitment to quality and best practice