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Disrupt HR

We had the pleasure of helping sponsor the DisruptHR Guernsey event (March 03,2020). Disrupt HR is an event where 14 speakers are allowed 5 minutes each, with slide rotations every 15 seconds, to teach us something and quick–  reminiscent  of HR speed dating!  A week down the line and there are quite a few of the topics still being discussed around the office. All speakers were… Disrupt HR

Strictement dance update

Well it’s less than two months away from my dancing “debut” and most likely the time where I realise I should never try dancing again! In all honesty though, it’s beginning to come together and that’s something that I didn’t think I would be saying with two months to go. I actually know all the steps now, it’s just a case of making it look half decent now!  The whole process… Strictement dance update

Coronavirus: advice for employers

We appreciate that there has been a lot of information regarding COVID-19, and whilst we don't want to scare monger, this is some information we issued to our clients on 2 March 2020 and we thought we would share it with you. Whilst the risk of catching coronavirus (COVID-19) in workplaces is currently low we are offering the following advice to our clients. This advice is based on statements… Coronavirus: advice for employers

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…

Get to know, Chris

In addition to the “day job” I am also proud to be part of the Executive Committee of the Guernsey Raiders Rugby club. My role as Sponsorship Director has responsibility for the majority of revenue that comes into the club, apart from what you drink over the bar! The club itself has many different teams, a men's first team, ladies' first team, a second team and Veterans' side as well as a… Get to know, Chris

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

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…

Betway Channel Islands Sports Awards 2019

I was fortunate enough to be invited to the Betway Channel Islands Sports Awards last Thursday at Beau Sejour, as a guest of the main sponsor. The night is a celebration of sporting success and achievement in the Channel Islands and only goes to prove even further how we punch above our weight at national and international level. There were four main awards on the evening, Neil MacRae (Jersey… Betway Channel Islands Sports Awards 2019

Where can you work remotely in Guernsey?

Where can you work remotely in Guernsey? Results from our 2019 Future of Guernsey Workforce Survey highlighted the importance of flexible working opportunities for the island’s employees and we only expect the demand from employees to increase this year. In fact, in a previous blog post looking at what it will be like to work in Guernsey in 2020 , we’re anticipating that that even more local… Where can you work remotely in Guernsey?

Employers’ expectations 2020

It feels like the first few weeks of 2020 have passed in the blink of an eye… Can you still wish anybody a Happy New Year when you’re nearly through the first month? How about a question, then: What do you expect of school leavers and graduates starting their first job this year? 2019 was the year of our ‘Future of Guernsey Workforce Survey’  (…

Are your employees Christmas party ready?

The last Friday before Christmas Day, known as Black Friday or Mad Friday, is traditionally one of the most popular days for the office Christmas party. This year it falls on Friday 20 December – just 5 days before the big day. It's the time to forget about work for a few hours, enjoy the company of colleagues outside of the office and celebrate the festive season. However, while revelling in…

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