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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.

on 29th Jun 2017
Applause IT Day at the Races

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.

on 23rd Jun 2017
Interview Preparation Guide: Get hired with tips from Ted Talks

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?

on 16th Jun 2017
Applause IT in Birmingham Digital Digbeth Day

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!