Top Tips to Advance your Career in Finance & Accounting

Regardless of if you’ve only just started your career in Finance & Accounting or have years of experience behind you, you’ll have ambitions of advancing your career in the sector.

As recruitment specialists we work with high profile clients across a variety of industries and recognise the skill sets they look for in their employees. So here are our top tips to advance your career in Finance & Accounting.

1) Don’t become too niche

Every company has a requirement for a certain level of Finance & Accounting, so it’s beneficial to gain experience across different sectors rather than pigeon holing yourself to one.…

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New Year, New Job…

It sounds like a cliché, but really… is it time to look for another job and make a fresh start in 2019?

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Positive steps being taken in the Engineering sector!

As an Engineering recruitment specialist we know there is a serious lack of engineering talent in the UK. According to the 2018 Engineering UK report, 37,000-59,000 engineering graduates and technicians are required annually to plug the current employer shortfall.…

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Top Tips on How to Write a CV For Your Perfect Finance & Accounting Job

Regardless of what type of Finance & Accounting role you are looking for, your CV will be one of the most important things to get right!…

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10 Good Reasons To Work With A Recruitment Agency

Businesses usually believe that by using a recruitment agency they are likely to see higher costs. However, have you ever considered the time and money you could save by using a recruitment specialist?…

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Optima launches a new Finance & Accountancy Division

Following continued growth, Optima UK has recently launched a new Finance & Accounting Division which will be led by Dan Ingles.

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5 questions to ask yourself before applying for a new job

Imagine you’ve found the job of your dreams! What do you do next? Do you upload your CV and cover letter you’ve been using for every job application since you started looking or do you stop and think about your next steps?…

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Optima lights the way to a £9.75 million exit!

Many of our clients and candidates will probably know Optima as a recruitment specialist, but what they may not know is we support and drive business growth and provide structured support to SME’s in making plans and investments that will pay dividends in the future.…

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Our top tips to help you in your job search during the festive period!

You might think that the festive period is the worst time to look for a job. It’s probably the most unappealing, with most of the workforce winding down for a well- earned rest, but why not use that time to your advantage.…

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How to stay productive and healthy at work during the festivities

Christmas is nearly here and with everyone rushing about to get things done for the big day it’s the time of year when people are less motivated and more likely to fall ill!…

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How to prepare for a curveball question?

So you’ve prepared for your interview and you’ve thought of an answer to every question you could imagine…or so you think!…

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4 reasons why you shouldn’t accept a counter offer

Statistics show that 9 out of 10 people who accept counter offers have gone on to leave that position within 6 months.…

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You never get a second chance to make the first impression

We’ve seen the countless blogs and articles talking about the Top Ten CV mistakes and the Top Ten CV must haves.…

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What we believe makes a successful team?

What we believe makes a successful team?

If seeing Gary Lineker presenting Match of the Day in his underwear isn’t enough of a reason to want Leicester City to win the Premier League then I don’t know what is!…

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Driverless cars from the eighties…guess the TV programme?

“I need ya buddy…right away Michael”. Which famous TV programme is this line from? I’ll give you some time to think about it.…

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Why Aren’t We Attracting the Next Generation of Young Engineers?

“It’s dirty”. “It’s not for girls”. “It’s poorly paid”

Can you guess which profession I might be talking about? I’ll give you hint…it’s all around us and the picture above might just give it away.…

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