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Time to Blow the Dust Off

Our Volleyball Frogs had some bad luck at the start of this season and dropped a couple of games, but since then have rallied back towards the top end of the table, in the hope of once again securing the title - we have put together a couple of match reports to update you all on Leapfrog Volleyball Team's progress so far.   Leapfrog Vs RB Cocquelin The volleyball season kicked off with an…

Leapfrog’s Final Stretch to Victory!

We are delighted to announce that our Leapfrog Vol­ley­ball Team are unde­feated and undis­puted league champions! Leapfrog Vs Situations The evening saw what could be con­sid­ered as the most com­pet­i­tive and high octane mixed match of the sea­son, Leapfrog took on Sit­u­a­tions in an enthralling contest. The first set saw…

Leapfrog on the Road to Victory…

Our Leapfrog Volleyball Team has had a great season so far this year and is on the road to victory, currently remaining at the top of the league table. Leapfrog Vs Situations Leapfrog started the return to the season by playing their recruitment rivals Situations… All three sets were required to settle both mixed league matches as volleyball returned after the Christmas break at Beau Sejour. In…

A Positive Job Market!

Trust Administrators/Trust Officers/Managers, Fund/Private Equity administrators, Compliance Officers and Company Secretaries The finance sector job market in Guernsey is in great shape — it has been for quite some time, but unfortunately that positive fact never gets a mention in the media - the doom and gloom of redundancies and closures are far more newsworthy! Thing is — doom and…

5 reasons why you should change your email address before sending your CV

So you’re entering the world of work and you want to make a good impression. You’ve  drafted your CV for your new job and you’ve  updated your social media profiles , but have you checked your email address? Leapfrog Recruitment Consultants are here to help by providing some key reasons why you should change your email address before sending your CV to a potential employer: 1)…

What does your social media profile say about you?

You may not know it, but one of the main vetting processes involved in recruiting is checking an applicant’s social media profile. 43% of employers confirmed that they would scan social media before hiring a candidate, with 51% of employers who searched confirming that they found content which caused them to not hire the applicant (CareerBuilder, June 2014). With this is mind, we think…

Teenage Cancer Trust — Southampton Unit Visit

Leapfrog are very proud to have the Teenage Cancer Trust as their chosen charity for this year. As I also sit on the charity’s committee, I am able to feed back to Leapfrog any information regarding how the charity works and the fundraising efforts achieved, as well as what the proceeds have been used towards. Although the fundraising we do goes towards many projects including research into…

How to handle handing in your notice

So you have done some of the hard work by compiling your CV and covering letter correctly, being invited to interview and successfully being offer your ‘dream job’. But, there is still work to do, namely handing in your notice. This can be a daunting process for some people,  do you do it verbally or in writing? Either way, what are you meant to say? You need to prepare for this part of the…

Almost there…

So you’ve sent your CV and full cover letter in to a company and they have come back to say they would like to arrange an interview with you. Great news! However the hard work is not quite over yet, so don’t sit  back and think its a done deal just because a meeting has been set up. The hard work is just about to start. Interviews can be stressful and at times bring out the negatives in a…

Interviews

Interviews can be incredibly daunting, regardless of whether its your first job or if you are already established in the world of work. Preparation is key to any successful interview. We have produced a guide that we offer as a helpful tool to anyone embarking on an interview. It will hopefully make the process run smoothly and result in a positive outcome. Information worth finding out before…

Social Media

Social media has become a staple for most companies over the last couple of years and has been used as a marketing tool to generate interest for your business. Its a quick and easy way to promote your company and it’s personal choice on how you do this news feeds, competitions or general updates on what your business is up to. Facebook is a good way of making sure your name is seen by a large…

First impressions are everything

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…

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