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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.

The Homeless World Cup.

Last night we attended the Awards for Achievement 2010. It was a great evening but for all of us the guest speaker, Mr Mel Young, was certainly the highlight. Mel Young, is the co-founder of The Homeless World Cup, a fantastic cause which helps the Homeless all over the world, in a way no other charity does! The homeless world Cup is a world-class, annual, international Football tournament that…

Employees feel failed by lack of communication in the workforce?

HR Review Newsletter Article 3/2/2011 Almost half (46%) of the UK ’s employees who have been through downsizing or restructuring at their place of work feel that their employer did not support them during this period of change. In addition, 40 per of cent respondents claim that their employer did not make it clear how the changes would affect them. The survey, conducted on behalf of Capita HR…

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…

E-Gaming Opportunities

Guernsey is becoming an increasingly popular place for e-gaming business to relocate to. The infrastructure and regulation available here is first class and because of this the island is very attractive to companies looking to build a physical presence is the island. We have been asked to assist a number of these business and have exciting career opportunities in the following areas. IT…

GROW Ltd — Leapfrog’s Chosen Charity

As part of our continuing commitment to Grow Ltd we are pleased to have presented them with cheque for £250. This formed part of our sponsorship of the fireworks evening at the rugby club and we are glad that we have been able to contribute the ongoing running of the charity. For further information on exactly what Grow do and how they help people, please visit  http://grow.gg

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…

Social Networking Remains Threat to Job Seekers

News Story in from “Recruitment Today” Social networking remains threat to job seekers W ednesday 10th November 2010 Nearly half UK professionals use social networking sites regularly in a work capacity and 60% are aware that employers use them to research potential recruits, according to a survey by recruiter Hays. But interestingly, a large number (48%) of employees questioned are not…

Fireworks Evening Update

Due to the large number of people expected at the event we have made Footes Lane (from the Grammar School end) a one way road. There will be plenty of parking space in the Grammar School, St Peter Port School and along Footes Lane. Don’t forget that gates will be open from 6pm so get there early, enjoy a drink, some food and wait for the fireworks display that will start between 7pm and…

Fireworks Night

Our sponsored fireworks night is taking place again this year at the Guernsey Rugby Club at Footes Lane. The event (surprisingly) is on Friday 5th November and is the biggest in the island. Gates will be open from 6pm with the fireworks starting at approximately 7pm. Entry is FREE and there will be plenty of food and drink on offer so please come down and enjoy what promises to be an excellent…

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