Who
are we?

We are a highly professional IT Recruitment Consultancy delivering an exceptional level of service through our true recruitment partnership approach. We believe in working together with our customers as an extension of their employer brand to promote their opportunities to the best talent in the marketplace.

For us to be able to achieve the best results possible for our clients, we promote continuous consultant collaboration to ensure that both technical and recruiter knowledge is being passed through our consultancy to benefit you. We are committed to being a modern social recruiter, leading the way in social recruiting. Recruiting on the tech scene means that we provide the best digital experience possible to clients and candidates.

Through our years of experience within the IT industry, we’ve been able to consistently deliver results across all aspects of our clients’ IT Recruitment needs, from development, support and testing, to professional services, marketing and infrastructure – we do it all, all over the UK!

Tim Morris
Director
Birmingham - Sales
Tim Morris

Tim is a founding Director at Applause IT with 20 years of experience in the IT recruitment industry to draw upon. Tim leads the Business Development activities within the organisation, as well as delivering upon the various accounts he has held for over 10 years. Outside of work, Tim is kept busy looking after 2 daughters and loves to travel.

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Mike Scotney
Director
Birmingham - Operations
Mike Scotney

With 20 years’ IT recruitment experience, Mike has built many relationships with our key clients. Since establishing the agency in 2000, Mike has led the North West team with great success. Outside of work, he’s also a keen marathon runner and busy father of two growing boys.

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Alex Pitts
Permanent Recruitment Manager
Birmingham - Senior Level Hires
Alex Pitts
Alex manages the Permanent Recruitment division at Applause IT – An adopted Brummie, he even completed his undergrad at the University of Birmingham! He loves all things Sport, especially F1 which keeps him busy most weekends.
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Ryan Green
Lead Recruitment Consultant
Leeds - Software Development
Ryan Green
Ryan is a straight talking recruitment consultant with attention to detail and a keen insight into IT recruitment in the Leeds, Yorkshire & North West district. He’s an asset to the team and can also mix a mean Manhattan!
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Vytas Jelinskas
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Manchester - DevOps
Vytas Jelinskas
Vytas is our Worcester University graduate with a degree in Sport Business Management, but he purely means business. Coming from a sporting background, he is naturally very competitive with exemplary perseverance, part of this background has included representing England at Futsal! Away from work he has a love for luxury cars with a long-term goal of owning a Lamborghini.
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George Postle
Recruitment Consultant
Midlands and North West - .NET & Data
George Postle
Joining straight from Coventry Uni, George heads up .NET and Data recruitment in the Midlands and North West. Aside from the world of technical recruitment, Georges’ passions include dining at the finest restaurants Birmingham has to offer. Not one to take defeat casually George holds a strong sporting background as former age-grade Leicester Tiger, now developing into a love for all sports and can usually be found at Villa Park at the weekends.
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Kaz Yaqub
Contract Recruitment Manager
U.K. - Europe
Kaz Yaqub
Having worked in the IT recruitment industry for over 7 years, Kaz has built a reputation and network across Europe within the contractor market for delivering excellent service, a consultative approach and dedicated work ethic. He is a senior member of our team, leading the contract recruitment offering from Applause IT. Outside of work, Kaz enjoys time spent with his wife and son or travelling across Europe with his mates.
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Harvey Chawner
Recruitment Consultant
Midlands and North West - Infrastructure & DevOps
Harvey Chawner
Fresh out of Worcester Uni, Harvey handles all things DevOps and Infrastructure in the Midlands and North West regions. Aside from work life, Harvey is a keen sportsman playing for Birmingham City FC when he was younger, despite being a massive Villa! He can usually be found somewhere near the kettle with a fresh brew in hand.
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Ben Whitmarsh
Recruitment Consultant
North West - PHP & Java
Ben Whitmarsh
Ben has made his way into recruitment from a sporting background – a real team player with a passion for football. Priding himself on getting the very best out of his candidates and going that extra mile, Ben fits right in here at Applause! The satisfaction of helping people find their dream job and supporting them on their journey is what keeps him motivated inside the office, and binge watching the latest Netflix series is his idea of taking the pressure off outside of hours. Building on his previous recruitment experience he’s already got his targets firmly set on his next purchase – he’s a sucker for a nice watch!
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Natalie Singunda
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Birmingham - Technology Sales
Natalie Singunda
Natalie is all about building relationships. With a strong background in Sales and recruitment, Natalie is a trusted advisor to her clients and candidates. Natalie has joined the Applause IT Sales team, focusing on the recruitment of Technology Sales professionals across the UK. Not shying away from a challenge, Natalie will move mountains to find you your next crucial hire for your team or your next position.
3 fun facts about Natalie –
She loves to sing and perform, and once got through 3 rounds of The Voice UK
Natalie has 2 Siberian huskies, Rusty and Rosie who love to keep her on her toes!
Natalie loves to travel, has lived in Greece, and can even speak some Greek too.
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Jon Dealey
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Birmingham - Software Engineering
Jon Dealey
Jon has worked in the software engineering sector since 2005,  his role is to deliver the best embedded software engineers to fulfil our client’s contract requirements. He enjoys software engineering as the technology is continuously evolving as it provides more benefits to our everyday lives. Outside of work when Jon isn’t chasing his kids around, he has been known to take the odd tumble as he is a keen gymnast.
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Morgan Fox
Recruitment Consultant
Birmingham - .NET Development
Morgan Fox
Morgan is a recent Oxford Brookes graduate, whose sporting and strength training activities have assisted in the development of personal resilience and competitiveness which he brings to the workplace. Outside of work life, you can find Morgan underneath a barbell in the gym or at a local takeaway!
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Jevaughn Thames
Recruitment Consultant
Birmingham - PHP
Jevaughn Thames
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