Career Advice

Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct - it's not just lip services here at Leapfrog. It's what we're all about - YOU and your requirements are at the forefront of everything we do, ensuring that the service you get from us is second to none. If you want to find out more about Leapfrog and how we can assist you, please feel free to get in touch. 711188 or email [email protected] Code of Conduct

Don't be afraid

It's completely normal to feel apprehensive about starting a new job, especially if it involves a significant change or if you've been in your current position for a long time. Here are some tips that might help you navigate this transition: 1. Acknowledge Your Feelings: Recognise that feeling afraid or anxious about starting a new job is a common experience. It's a big change, and feeling a… Don't be afraid

First impressions count...

First impressions during the interview stage are crucial for several reasons: Setting the Tone : A positive first impression sets a positive tone for the entire interview. It establishes a foundation of confidence and mutual respect between you and the interviewer. Judgment and Perception : Humans are wired to form judgments quickly, often within the first few seconds of meeting someone. This… First impressions count...

IoD Career Inspiration Summit

Chris was involved in the Career Inspiration Summit back in December, this event was aimed at the “leaders of tomorrow” and had some really interesting insights from a range of speakers in different areas of business talking about their career journeys and experiences in business.  The IoD supports, represents and sets the standards for directors and business leaders in the… IoD Career Inspiration Summit

Trainees and Apprentices

2020 The Pandemic Year, has students leaving school this year without physically having taken their GCSE and A ‘Levels exams. Some students have been working hard and preparing themselves for these important exams only to have the experience of exam taking, taken away from them. I am sure some will be relieved to not have the pressure of exam taking but there will be other students who may feel… Trainees and Apprentices


No one likes it when standards slip in any aspect of our lives. Leapfrog Recruitment we try to make sure our standards never slip. No matter how long we’ve been doing this job, we’re constantly conscious that securing a new role, career path etc can be an extremely stressful time for a person. We never take for granted the gravity of the role we play in making that possible. A negative… Standards

Recruitment 'is not all doom and gloom'

Not sure many of us saw 2020 panning out the way it has but the most important thing to remember is that there will be a recovery period. We have been very lucky that the States Of Guernsey, its teams, in front and behind the scenes, along with Dr Brink have guided us through this incredibly difficult time. The economic down side to a lockdown  is that some jobs have been lost,  some… Recruitment 'is not all doom and gloom'


First impressions are incredibly important and none more so than when you are applying for a job. Your first encounter with your future employer starts when you send them your CV and covering letter. Most people think it’s at interview stage and plough lots of time and effort into researching and preparing for this, forgetting the other crucial elements that get you to that stage in the… FIRST IMPRESSIONS ARE EVERYTHING

Information worth finding out before your interview

What is the exact nature of the Company’s business? Check out their website in advance. How many staff work there, what is the average age of staff, what is the Company culture etc? Has the Company been in the press lately, are there any controversial   announcements or decisions? Google to find out. To find out all of this information try the company web-site which will usually… Information worth finding out before your interview

The journey from Lockdown to Liberty

Just prior to full lockdown, we were all practicing social/ physical distancing, shaking hands had ceased to be the formal greeting and trying to find hand wash and hand sanitiser was like…well like trying to find hand sanitiser in a pandemic.  Coming out of one I suspect will be similar but this time with more pasta and loo roll available… Getting back to some version of normal will… The journey from Lockdown to Liberty