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Finance Director – Immediately Available

A great start to the week in recruitment! I have just met a Finance Director who has a broad finance background working in Manufacturing. Immediately available for work, he is ideally seeking a new position in Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire. He is genuine, honest and has a continuous improvement ethos. He enjoys working with individuals at all levels and […]

Meet Liam…..

10 years ago Liam left his house and walked round various Industrial estates and business parks, handing his CV out in the hope someone would give him his first step onto the finance career ladder. Fast forward to today and he’s fully CIMA Qualified and a brilliant SME Financial Controller. Along the way he’s done […]

Supply Chain facts you never knew…

Want to blow the minds of your colleagues? Need some new pillow talk? Here are 12 facts about supply chain that you never knew….   Amazon have around 100,000 robots in use in their distribution centres across the world.   The world’s largest container ship is the 21,412 TEU OOCL. It’s 399.87 meters long, which […]

Financial Director – Available for interim assignments

Following a rather busy Easter break,  I have got back into the swing of the recruitment world interviewing a Financial Director who is immediately available for work. He developed his career over the years working in varied Manufacturing environments and has experience of multi-site and multi country set ups. His most recent experience has given […]

Risk, Compliance and Controls Specialist

A great end to my busy week meeting Finance Professionals! Over lunch I met with an individual who has over 12 years Banking and Financial services experience who is a specialist in Risk, Compliance and Controls. Immediately available for work, she began her career managing compliance and risk policies at branch level for a building […]

ACCA Qualified Accountant – Immediately Available

Despite the horrendous traffic this morning, I am glad I made it across to Derby as I had the pleasure in meeting an excellent ACCA Qualified Accountant over a coffee. Initially starting his career working in Practice he has since operated across various industries working in Financial Controller, Financial and Management Accountant roles. He is […]

The Apprentice – We’re Hiring!

I may be no Alan Sugar (I’m far nicer 🙂 but I am on the search for the next big name; I am looking to hire an apprentice! I don’t want to be saying ‘You’re Fired’ to anyone; I want someone who wants to grow with our business, someone who wants a career and is […]

Fletch joins the Finance team :-)

Delighted to share the news that “Fletch” aka Claire Fletcher is moving over to our Finance recruitment team to look after Interim recruitment at the Qualified level. Fletch has been with  us on our journey from the start and if you’re a Qualified Accountant / Interim Contractor looking for a new challenge, pick up the […]

Meet Madison

Pleased to say that our fantastic Temp Finance recruiter Michelle is doing well and so is her little lady, Madison. Loving the “Distinctly cute” baby grow 🙂

Jacquie is an accountant with a difference….

Jacquie is an Accountant with a difference. She’s a singer in a band, a petrol-head with a love for motorbikes and is passionate about raising money for charity. Jacquie is fiercely loyal – a two company lady who started her career in Practice and then has spent 15 years working for a well know manufacturer […]

Looking to enter the world of Interim Purchasing…

It is a fairly bold move to decide you are looking to quit the world of permanent employment and become self employed, but for many, although it can have its ups and downs, the world of interim can offer variety, flexibility and in some cases a better work life balance. I have helped to support […]

Purchasing Manager

I would like to introduce a Purchasing Manager who is embarking on a journey to find her next challenge. As a 2:1 graduate, she began her career in purchasing over five years ago. Since then she has never looked back, but is keen to enter a new chapter in her working life. In a relatively […]

Why keep chasing all the Senior Devs?

Having recently established Distinct Recruitments Technology offering I feel like I am entering the sector in a privileged position, with fresh eyes. I am loving being the guy who asks more questions than people are comfortable with and probably more questions than people really like to answer in one meeting! Over the last 3 months […]


How to conduct an interview

Securing the best talent in the market for your vacancy is a challenging process with the battle to secure the best talent becoming an ever-increasing problem for businesses in the East Midlands. Here are our top interview tips for you to make sure you secure the best candidate for the job. Preparation Doing thorough preparation […]


How to write a great job spec

A job specification outlines the essential components of a job and is the first opportunity for you to sell your business and job role to the candidate. The war for talent is becoming an ever-increasing factor as the East Midlands job market, in particular, goes from strength to strength, meaning candidates often have several jobs opportunities to […]

When Distinct Met….

Welcome to our first commentary about a great meeting we have had with a finance professional in the East Midlands. We’re hoping to bring you many more of these over the course of 2018. At Distinct, we believe people make the difference, and we get to know our candidates on a much deeper level to […]

Time for a change?

I’m going to keep this short… As I sit here reflecting on my 7 Days as part of the Distinct recruitment family; I can honestly say that my past career feels a million miles away.   I spent months preparing my work attire, (if anyone’s in the market for a *capsule wardrobe* DM me), hours […]

How to develop your Supply Chain career. Advice from Dean Musgrave – Supplier Operations Manager, Mundipharma

How to develop your Supply Chain career, with Dean Musgrave – Supplier Operations Manager, Mundipharma In the first of a series of guest blogs and articles, I had a conversation with Dean Musgrave around early years supply chain career development. Here we explore everything from behaviours and skills, through to what professional training is available: […]

6 hours to fill your job

It’s the first week in January, we’re all getting back into the swing of things after the enjoyable festive period (insert clichés of eating & drinking too much here), and like me I’m sure you’re already about full up of all the “New Year New Job” & “New Year New Me” posts, blogs & memes. […]

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