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Whether you're looking to hire permanent talent or contract resource, you'll always work with the most relevant specialist recruitment consultant. We promote a true recruitment partnership.

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Collaborative, Proactive, Responsible

At Applause IT, we believe in the ethos of a true recruitment partnership. A collaboration, where we work together to find the very best talent for you. Our flexible delivery model means that we can mould our recruitment process to fit your needs, and become an extension of your business. We pride ourselves in our commitment to getting to know you, in order to find you the best possible fit.

We have over 20 years of experience in IT and digital recruitment, filling both permanent roles and contracts across the tech space. We specialise in sourcing top talent for areas including:

Driven by data, guided by you

We’ve built our service offering around a combination of data and expertise; our consultants have a deep knowledge of their specialisms, and this technical awareness is supported by our sustained investment in software and tech to continually improve our operations. 

We utilize indutry leading tools and automation such as SourceBreaker, Broadbean and LinkedIn Recruiter to streamline our talent acquisition process and identify candidates that match the technical intricacies of your role. We’re data-driven at our core, utilising our latest CRM data and impartial feedback from Recruiter Insider to advise our clients on the best steps forward. 

We cover all major UK cities including Birmingham, Manchester, London, Leeds, Liverpool, Nottingham and Bristol.

To find out how we can deliver best-in-class IT recruitment for your business, get in touch and speak to one of our consultants.


Don't just take our word for it, here's what our customers really think about us

Applause IT are great communicators, who understood the role and needs of the business. They have been quick in sourcing appropriate candidates, and have helped make this hire easy.

HR Advisor

Applause IT are a fantastic recruitment partner. I find them to be professional, always available, supportive and transparent. 
Applause IT always understand the brief, communicate brilliantly and are incredibly reliable.

Talent Acquisition Lead

Applause IT are great to work with, and have supported me with some of my most tricky and aged vacancies within an extremely niche I.T business unit.
They have genuine market knowledge, excellent communication skills and are transparent and honest in their approach, something I really value and has the ability to close candidates due to his knowledge of our business.

Recruitment Manager

Applause IT were great to work with.
They completely understood our requirements and able to provide a number of candidates that were suitable for the role.

We would not hesitate to work with the consultant team at Applause IT again.

Information Systems Manager

Applause IT are professionals and a leaders in their sector.

It is a pleasure working with them and I look forward to continue working with them in the future.

I would highly recommend their services to anyone.

Customer Success Team Manager

Applause IT are true professionals who takes the time to really understand our business & role requirements. It’s refreshing and great to work with Applause as they are proactive, have the right level of communication & also have a great deal of integrity in what they do. 

They have built up an extensive network of candidates & understand the IT market very well. I'd certainly recommend working with Applause IT!

Head of Human Resources

I have worked with Applause for several years now and they have successfully filled a range of roles for Advatek including high end Cisco Networking Engineers, Business Development Managers and IT Support / IT Development roles.

Applause IT are reliable and can be counted on to get the job done. They have consistently provided me with a wide range of quality candidates and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to other business owners.

Founding Director

I have retained Applause IT now in every company that I have subsequently moved to and I can recommend them without reservation as an exceptional and talented recruiter. 

I have now hired a range of managerial and technical specialists (including my now Technical Director) for my business over the past 10 years, and they have offered innovative solutions to some tricky positions.

Managing Director

Applause IT know their sector in detail and have always offered me good professional advice during the recruitment process. 

They have always sourced high calibre candidates, including my current management team. 

They listen, clarify my requirements and most importantly, they deliver.

Finance Director

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