Working together

Why is an employee handbook so important?

An employee handbook is a document that contains a company's policies and procedures that are expected to be followed in the workplace. It is a valuable resource and reference point for all members of staff and management. It is usually delivered to an employee on or ahead of their first day of employment and complements the employment contract and terms and conditions. Employee… Why is an employee handbook so important?

“If you really want to do something you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.” – Jim Rohn

I received an email from someone asking about their chances of having a complete change in career direction. I think like many people, they have had the time (really had the time!) during lockdown to look at the job they are doing and realised it is not really what they want, or it may be they are faced head on with the loss of their job or the prospect that redundancy might just be around the… “If you really want to do something you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.” – Jim Rohn

Determination, communication and a sense of humour – surviving recruitment during lockdown

Determination, communication and a sense of humour – surviving recruitment during lockdown With the exception of a few industries which have always been conducive to remote working, I can’t think of many companies worldwide who have not had to make dramatic changes to continue their business functions where possible; and those folks who have always been working from home were suddenly faced… Determination, communication and a sense of humour – surviving recruitment during lockdown

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… Leapfrog update 24.03.2020

How outsourcing can help you grow your business:

Our HR and Payroll Services Manager, Vicki Eppelein has looked at how outsourcing allows businesses to focus more on business growth and how, in the long-term, many can even save money. Business growth presents its own challenges, albeit welcome ones. One challenge is staying focused on maximising business growth, while still maintaining existing business activities such as HR, tax returns… How outsourcing can help you grow your business:

#GuernseyTogether

You’ll have heard it a million times already “this is like nothing we have ever seen before”. This is of course true and the impact on people’s lives from a health and economic point of view for the most part, are still to be understood.  As a local business owner and someone who has concerns over Health, both over here and in the UK where my family are, I am very positive that the… #GuernseyTogether

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… What are we doing to help?

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

Competition

We are delighted to be working with www.thegolfclub.gg  to give away a 1.5 hour group golf lesson for beginners with their resident pro, Lars. There are 4 sets of 2 to give away. This competition is for you and a friend to have the lesson on Wednesday March 4 th at 6pm and will be held at the driving range. All you have to do is like the post on the Leapfrog Facebook page and direct message…