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Personality v Qualifications by Sir Richard Branson

This article is courtesy of Sir Richard Branson  who says.….. ‘ Most skills can be learned, but it is difficult to train people on their personality. If you can find people who are fun, friendly, caring and love helping others, you are on to a winner. Personality is the key. It is not something that always comes out in interview – people can be shy. But you have to trust your judgement.…

Dangers of Facebook

First Leapfrog blog of the New Year —  Happy 2014 to all. First big tip to everyone!! The DANGER of Facebook!! FB can be the difference between getting and interview or not and getting a job or not. Please be very aware in this social media era where information is available in the tap of a keyboard – that anything written about you is very easy to find out about. HR , Managers., in fact…

Season Greetings!

13th December 2011 Best Wishes for the Festive Season We would just like to take this opportunity to wish all of our clients and candidates a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year for 2012. We appreciate the relationships we have built with you and look forward to these continuing for many years to come.  This year we have chosen to send this e-card to minimise our impact on the…

Organ Donors!

Having had the usual office discussion on burial v cremation (as you do) it transpired that 3 members of our team were not registered organ donor’s despite being keen to do so.  We are all guilty of putting things off  ‘to do another day’  so it was decided there and then to go to http://www.organdonation.nhs.uk/ to get them registered — done — dusted in less…

What’s going on at Leapfrog.

2 weeks ago our beloved Leapfrog smart car decided to no longer work and as we used it a lot for client visits and taking candidates to interviews we needed to get another one. So after trawling through websites we found one! A lovely little Peugeot 107 -  a lovely YELLOW one! As its currently a little too bright for us and not in our trademark colour purple to match our Bus, it’s shortly…

iPad Winner

We are pleased to announce the winner of our Facebook competition as Kerry Renouf. Kerry was the lucky winner who “liked” our new Facebook page and walked away with an iPad! Thanks to everyone who “liked” our page. There will be further competitions to come over the coming months as well as the latest job information and industry news available on our page.

Bosses can force women staff to wear bras?!

News Story — Recruitment today Bosses can force women staff to wear bras Friday 14th January 2011 A bizarre court ruling in Germany means company bosses can now order women employees to wear bras at work. Finger nail and beard length (presumably on men) can also be scrutinised and determined by employers. “ Being told to wear a bra and to keep fingernails to shorter than…

Too much cleavage can damage career

Friday 10th December 2010 — Recruitment Matters Magazine Women who expose too much cleavage at work could be damaging their careers — or putting themselves at risk of being fired. A survey among bosses has revealed that wearing low-cut tops is one of the biggest errors women employees can make. An astonishing 20% of managers said they had fired someone for not dressing…

Reactions to Change in The Workplace

Many employees react badly to workplace change Friday 12th November 2010 Two-thirds of business executives have witnessed how change affects adversely attitudes in the workplace. A poll by Right Management among human resource professionals and senior executives found 67% believed change at work had a negative impact on workers’ attitudes. Another third (31%) believed it was the case…

Fireworks Evening 2010

We would just like to say thank you to all of you who came down to the rugby club last Friday evening for the annual Fireworks display. The event was the best attended by far with in excess of 3500 people turning up to enjoy the display. A good amount of money was raised on the night through donations and the sale of food/drink. All of the money raised will go into helping rugby at all levels…

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