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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For many businesses across the UK, Cyber security is an ongoing battle, with new threats emerging every year. Recently in 2021, the UK based umbrella firm and payroll provider Giant Umbrella suffered a colossal data breach, leading to a host of payment delays across numerous employment sectors.
Blue Monday was a calculation that claimed that a certain date in January was the most depressing day of the year.
Although Blue Monday itself isn’t truly a real phenomenon, poor mental wellbeing certainly does exist and there can be seasonal variations in our mental health.
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.
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.
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.
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.