• A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor, nor a skilled accountant

    A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor, nor a skilled accountant!

    “A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” A great quote by FD Roosevelt. We feel that the same applies to accountants. It’s through the turbulent times though that we learn, in life and at work. When things don’t go quite as planned, we have an opportunity to learn, to become a better sailor – […]

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    We’re hiring!

        A change in your career is always a critical decision to make. Especially within the world of recruitment. If you are a successful consultant, why would you want to move from your existing employer and team?   It could be that due to a change in circumstance you are looking for more of […]

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    Do you know the time on your career clock? Astute Recruitment Ltd's latest thought provoking career article

    Do you know what time it is on your career clock?

    57,600. A special number. Why? Not my salary 🤣 Not how many fans will be at the next game at Wembley ⚽🤞 Nope. Give or take, 57,600 is the number of hours I’ve spent at work in my career spanning 30 years. That’s more than I’ve roughly spent with my family, friends and partners in […]

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    Astute Recruitment Ltd examine why recruiting the right people at the right time is key for success

    Why recruiting the right people at the right time is key for success!

    Recruiting the right team will get the right results. Every time. On a warm June evening, Gareth Southgate led his England team out onto the Wembley turf. To the thousands of England and German fans there in the balmy air plus the millions watching on their TV screens, it promised to be an exciting evening […]

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    Why good recruiters are like swans

    Why good recruiters are like swans

    Good Recruiters are like swans. Clients and candidates should experience a smooth, calm recruitment process, and not see the way our legs are kicking madly under the water! Clients do need to realise that there is a lot of work that proper professional recruiters do behind the scenes though!   Take client 1.  Long-standing, and […]

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    Do you have FORTO fear of returning to the office

    Do you have ‘FORTO’ – fear of returning to the office?

      Do you have ‘FORTO’ – fear of returning to the office?   Apparently, many of us do.   A survey of 2000 UK office workers commissioned by the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) in March this year revealed 31% felt their employer was pressuring them to return leading to feelings of anxiety […]

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    How to start a new job remotely and prepare to re-instate your staff back to work. Astute tips from Astute Recruitment Ltd

    How to start a new job remotely and re-integrate staff back to work. Our astute tips for employers.

    How to settle into a new job &  prepare to return to the office… They aren’t that different!   Settling into a new job in lockdown – and preparing for a return to the office are not that different. We help highlight tips on transitioning employees back to the office, or wfh after furlough.   […]

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    Read Astute Recruitment Ltds latest updates on staffing trends, business and employment

    As the weather heats up, will it be a bumper summer for business? The forecast looks good! 🌞 Read our latest statistics on employment, staffing trends and business.

    As the weather heats up, will it be a bumper summer for business? The forecast looks good! 🌞 In 1976, like now, some boys hair was as long as girls, if not longer. 🤣🤣👭 Fashions were tank tops, and of course, flares! On the airwaves, Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody, Bay City Rollers, Fleetwood Mac, Elton John, […]

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    Happy St George's Day from Astute Recruitment Ltd and learn 9 little known facts about England's patron saint

    We hope you didn’t have any dragons to slay on St George’s Day! Read our 9 little-known facts about England’s patron saint

    Think of St George and you’re probably picturing a heroic knight, slaying a ferocious, fire-breathing dragon! On the 23rd April we celebrate England’s patron saint, St George. However, like many early saints, the exact details of his life remain a mystery. Here, we separate the facts from the fiction, establishing the truth behind the legend […]

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    celebrating recruiters everywhere who find that one of a kind candidate

    Happy #NationalUnicornDay – in honour of all recruiters everywhere who find that magical one-of-a-kind candidate!

    Happy #NationalUnicornDay – in honour of all finance recruiters who find that magical one-of-a-kind candidate! Here at Astute, we have adopted our very own unicorn as our cuddly mascot! We felt it appropriate to celebrate these mythical creatures as we are always finding ‘unicorns’ for our clients! 😊   ABOUT NATIONAL UNICORN DAY National Unicorn […]

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