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Who Are The Customer Success Team?

Who Are The Customer Success Team?

Astute are paving the way to a new way of recruitment with the introduction of our 100% candidate focused Customer Success Team. We have spoken to the leader of the CST, Divisional Recruitment Manager Dan Bisset, to help you understand more about how Astute can help you find the perfect next step in your career.

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Astute have been proud to support the Kickstart scheme

Astute have been proud to support the Kickstart scheme

The Kickstart scheme was launched by the UK government in 2020 to support job placements for young people who are currently receiving Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment. Thousands of individuals between the ages of 16-24 have taken part in the scheme and have gained an abundance of valuable work experience and new skills to help them further develop their careers.

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5 reasons why you should consider flexible working hours

5 reasons why you should consider flexible working hours

Flexible working is an alternative way to work compared to the normal 9 to 5 in the office. This includes working from home or changing start and finish times. Whether it’s working from home, part-time work, or picking your own hours, there are plenty of methods and ways flexible working could improve your work efficiency and help you hit that work/life balance.

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HSDC and Astute help to kickstart young adults into employment

HSDC and Astute help to kickstart young adults into employment

HSDC is working with Astute Technical Recruitment to provide employability skills training to the young people hired into Kickstart roles.

Samantha Bradshaw, Astute’s learning & development manager, said: ‘We currently have young people in two Kickstart positions and are looking to hire nine more. Our current placements include a marketing support assistant and a recruitment support assistant, and we are looking to recruit a graphic design assistant and more recruitment support assistants.

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Kickstart your Career with Astute!

Kickstart your Career with Astute!

We’re proud to be taking part in the Government’s new Kickstart Scheme. If you’re 16-24 years old, on Universal Credit, and at risk of long-term unemployment, we can help you get 6 months of paid work, equipping you with skills and experience to help you find a permanent job.

Fully funded by the Government, the Kickstart Scheme offers you the opportunity to work for Astute, one of the UK’s expert technical recruitment agencies. This role is for 25 hours per week (8:30am-3:15pm), Monday to Thursday.

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