• 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 […]

    What makes an exceptional finance director?

    What does it take to be an exceptional Financial Director?

    The remit of a Financial Director (FD) is to direct the financial obligations, and financial reporting of a business AND help drive the company forward with the senior management team.   But that’s the easy bit. What genuine qualities lift an ordinary FD into an extraordinary Director of Finance?   This isn’t about which accountancy […]

    Temporary Workers & Covid-19. We answer your FAQs

    Coronavirus. We give the answers to temporary workers FAQs.

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) We have put together the most frequently asked questions by temporary workers to help you keep safe, healthy and take the best precautions in the current lockdown.   Q: What protective measures can I take to prevent possible contraction of COVID-19? Follow the guidelines outlined on the UK Government’s website HERE. In summary, the […]

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    Why having a great profile on your CV matters?

    Your CV Profile –   Increasingly for candidates, anything that can flag a CV to a potential employer is great. But what to include? What to specifically cite? How to keep things concise but genuinely show you have made a difference and why you stand out?   Below is part of the profile for an […]

    Astute Recruitment's Top CV Tips To Make YOUR CV Stand Out

    Astute’s Top CV Tips To Make Your CV Stand Out!

                                Here are some of the latest top tips and suggestions to help ensure your CV is destined to help steer you to the job of your dreams.     1/ Highlight your affinity with technology. Nearly all jobs now require some […]

    Are you married to your career?

    Are you married to your Career?

      As it was Valentines Day on 14th Feb, I thought I’d ask – Are You Married to your Career? Just like a relationship, do you find your job sapping all your energy? Is it all-consuming with you giving and giving with no gratitude in return? Do you feel that no-one is listening to you? […]

    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 […]

    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 […]