One of Astra’s largest and fastest growing services is IT recruitment. The Astra team now have three specialist IT recruitment consultants, all of which dedicate their time, passion and expertise to all things technology. The thirst for IT jobs has never been so poignant, we understand that even the most traditional of businesses are now opening up to modern technology – regardless of the services they provide.
To stay in tune and aligned with the latest IT business needs, Astra have carefully employed a tactical team of IT recruitment specialists, who confidently spearhead all IT related jobs. IT jobs in the UK are booming and Astra have been at the heart of some very exciting recruitment projects, becoming recruitment partners with the likes of Riverford Organics, Chess Dynamics, ScrewFix, Teradata and more.
Due to the expansive and ever changing landscape of IT, each of our IT recruitment consultants host a specialist area and have a genuine interest for learning industry change inside-out. Not only does this pose a massive advantage for relaying client requirements to candidates but it also allows Astra to connect, understand and have a fluent conversation with candidates who apply for jobs in IT.
Although many of our IT vacancies vary in terms of the qualifications and the disciplines needed, to give you an idea of the typical roles we advertise, we cover everything from IT executive jobs, software engineers, graphic designers and general IT support jobs. Having tech savvy and well experienced IT recruitment specialists helps us cover a wide berth of skills and client demands, and only the most suitable candidates will be put forward for the role.
Candidates: We welcome any budding or experienced people on the IT job search to get in touch. Our sheer diversity of our IT vacancies opens up the door for all types of techies.
Clients: No doubt your business involves IT, whether it’s general IT support or you employ specific skillsets such as graphic design, Astra Recruitment can help you to source the best.
Name: Natalie Powell.
Time In Recruitment: 17 Years.
Why should Natalie represent you?
Natalie has been a major player in Plymouth’s recruitment scene for a while now. Prior to joining Natalie managed her very own team at Office Angels. Having accrued 17 years in the commercial recruitment industry, Natalie has built up a strong network of candidates and clients, and is able to quickly identify the best way to solve her clients’ occupational shortfalls as well as support her candidates secure their dream job.
Specialising in administration and customer service roles; Natalie is as experienced as it comes. Yet despite her lengthy reign in recruitment, she remains passionate for exceeding client expectations and likes nothing more than seeing her candidates go on to improve their careers. If you are seeking a commercial or office-based job in Devon or you’re a company looking for an expert consultant to source quality talent for your business, then Natalie should be the next person you contact.
5 specialities/core recruitment skills.
Temporary & Permanent Recruitment. Networking. Business Development. Relationship Building. Exceeding Client Expectations.
Clients Natalie has worked with.
St Lukes. Wolf Minerals. The Range. Thrive Approach. IMASS.
For you, what makes Astra unique?
Despite the business being a local independent, Astra has a very strong local presence and a great reputation in the South West. However, as well as this, the team also caters for national clients based all over the UK - making us very unique!
What’s the best thing about being in recruitment?
The diverse range of clients and getting to know their individual needs. There is always something new every day.
If there was one thing you could change about recruitment, what would it be?
If I had a magic wand it would ensure every candidate attended their interviews!
Recruitment is supposed to be the most stressful job on the market – how do you deal with this stress?
Alcohol, walking the dog and running.
What we may not know…
I took part in a limbo dancing competition and won a prize holiday to New York.