• What keeps financial controllers awake at night and 4 brilliant tips for aspiring FCs

    What keeps Financial Controllers awake at night & 4 brilliant tips for aspiring FCs

    Here at Astute Recruitment, we recognise that the aspiring FC’s of tomorrow want to learn what key challenges they will face taking the next step in their career. So, we’ve taken the time to signpost the 5 main challenges Financial Controllers Face and key tips on how you can gain experience to step up to […]

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    John-Dabrowski-Giving-one-of-his-books-to-winner-at-Astute-Recruitments-Mental-Resilience-Workshop

    Why Mental Resilience is vital for your professional and personal success….

    Everyone had a great time at our business breakfast on Mental Resilience. Our guest speaker, John Dabrowski, did an amazing presentation explaining the importance of mental and physical wellbeing professionally and personally to each and every one of us. Some key takeaways: – We all need to take the time to develop our self-belief and sense […]

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    Exclusive Mental Resilience In The Workplace Business Breakfast Hosted By Astute Recruitment With John Dabrowski at Branston Country Golf Club 15th February 2018

    Mental Resilience In The Workplace – Learn how YOU can reach your potential!

      Astute Recruitment are delighted to announce our next exclusive quarterly business breakfast event will take place on February 15th 2018. We have managed to secure a fantastic international guest speaker, published author and business coach – John Dabrowski! ·        Have you ever felt that pressure of work is getting too much? ·        Do you […]

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    Lack of career progression and realising that like the Groundhog Day you will be in the same job doing the same thing next year....

    Getting that Groundhog Day feeling? Same old job. Same things. Year in. Year out?

    With Christmas round the corner and the realisation that another year is over, families will be getting together recounting the year gone by and looking ahead to 2018. Christmas also affords some time to reflect on aspirations – personally and professionally. Many try and quit bad habits. A lot vow to keep attending that expensive […]

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    Christmas Greetings from Astute

    Merry Christmas from all of us at Astute

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    The latest employment trends for accountants

    Key employment trends including Accountancy sector jobs increase ahead of other sectors

    As recently published by the REC, some interesting information emerged about the current job market and in particular for the Accountancy sector, candidates looking for their next job and for employers looking to recruit.   The key takeaways were: – Permanent placements rise at weakest pace for five months… Growth in temporary billings levelled off […]

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    How to inspire potential new hires to work in your team

    How to inspire existing staff & potential new hires in YOUR business!

    Employee Benefits & Initiatives – ‘Creating Desire in your Hires and existing team’ We asked several HR Managers, CFO’s and Financial Directors, if they would be interested in us providing guidance and advice around employee benefits and staff initiatives. The aim? To improve candidate attraction throughout the hiring process and also to appeal to existing valued staff. We thought […]

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    How YOU can win by not coming first!

      How you can still win by not coming first… Inspired by watching  the men’s 100 metre final in the world championships.  It was fascinating  to observe how Justin Gatlin won the race but the real winner was Usain Bolt. Undefeated in the last 4 years and holder of 3 world records, and 19 Olympic […]

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    Did you know 55% of Accountants seek a better work life balance when seeking a new job?

    55% of accountants seek a better work-life balance when considering a new job.

    Some really interesting statistics and analysis came to light following a survey concluded by CIMA at the end of January 2017.  More than half (55%) of the qualified accountants who responded, cited flexibility and a greater work-life balance as their biggest motivations when looking for and considering a new job. This is a big increase from […]

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    Mental Health - The 3 most important things you need to know

    Mental Health – the 3 most important things you need to know.

    May 2017 is Mental Health Month. Everyone from Prince Harry to Brad Pitt have commented on this but so have a lot of ordinary people like you and I. For years, this whole topic has been a silent taboo. Hardly anyone has dared to raise this, let alone admit to suffering from mental exhaustion or […]

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