Career Advice

A good time to connect!

If pondering what to do with all your days in lockdown – how about turning that time into a positive and upskilling? There are plenty of free, online courses (digital marketing anyone?) which not only look great on your CV (shows initiative and a proactive mind-set), but also help you get absorbed in a subject you actually like. This would be a benefit to your mental health (keeping…

Leapfrog update 24.03.2020

In what is an ever changing situation, globally and locally Leapfrog Recruitment Consultants Guernsey are working hard to assist candidates and clients alike, both of whom are still very much in need of each other. Having followed all guidelines in terms of required hygiene levels and social distancing and have now gone a step further, ensuring staff and potential visitors to the office are safe…

What are we doing to help?

Temporary Business Assistance from Leapfrog We are in the business of continuing to make sure (as we have done for the past 20 years), that we are putting the right candidates in front of our clients. Business as usual means just that for Leapfrog, but as a small, local business we fully understand that in trying times it’s important that we pull together in order to help each other. These are…

Resilience, mental health and the workplace

  For those that pay any notice to my rantings (high five to you three...), I do keep harping on about 'soft skills', but that is because I am reminded every day how important they are. Having read a few articles, I came across a piece by Matthew Kerr (June 2019) that said, “A deciding factor for 72% of CEOs surveyed cited soft skills of more importance than hard skills.” What’s the… Resilience, mental health and the workplace

How to prepare for an Interview?

Interviews are your way of impressing your experiences and personality upon an unknown entity. Being fully prepared for an interview, no matter what the position and level is paramount to your success. Below are a few of the key things we see as being very important. As standard you should know the information you have provided on your CV inside out, so that no questions asked should…

Temporary & Contract FAQ

  Temporary & Contract FAQ Are you curious about Temporary and Contract work? Marike takes care of Temporary and Contract Recruitment at Leapfrog and answers some of the most frequently asked questions below.    1. What is the difference between a Temporary and a Contract job? Temporary:  Leapfrog will be your official employer, even though you will not be working in our… Temporary & Contract FAQ