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The Benefits of Temping

Temping is open to all areas of employment and not just restricted to secretarial or administrative positions.  Although these areas are popular, temps are now recruited for all the jobs that permanent employees do.  Typical posts in Guernsey include Accountants, IT developers, Project managers, KYC reviewers and more. From an employer’s point of view there are many benefits of attracting a…

GROW Website — Live!

We are delighted to announce that the website that we have commissioned from our chosen charity GROW Ltd is now live. For the latest information on the charity, what they do, what they sell and more importantly how they help disabled people in our island, please visit http://grow.gg . Thanks must also go to the team at Rock and Small for their help in building this site for us, it is very…

World Car Free Day

Today is officially World Car Free Day. As you know by now we are supporting this initiative by offering free travel on our Leapfrog branded bus for this week. The PR around this event seems to have been a little limited with some pretty negative comments reported in the press this week about people not knowing about the initiative. How do you think we could improve the awareness of the event…

E-Shot

Our latest e-shot has just been released, this keeps you up to date with all the latest news at Leapfrog as well as industy news in general. Not on the list? Just let me know and I will get you added!

World Car Free Day

We are delighted to be supporting World Car Free day (22nd September) by offering free travel on our Leapfrog sponsored bus for the whole week commencing 20th September. As a business we believe in constantly trying to reduce our carbon footprint so supporting the World Car Free initiative was an easy decision for us to make. In Guernsey we are lucky to have an excellent bus network so I would…

Guernsey Awards for Achievement

We are very pleased to be entering the Guernsey Awards for Achievement this year in the best small business category, sponsored by Nat-west. We have made a number of changes to our business over the past year, from developing new services such as payroll to focusing on our environmental and social responsibilities within the Guernsey business community. We are especially pleased with the work we…

Payroll Services

We developed our Guernsey payroll service in June 2009 with the sole aim to provide a more rounded and efficient service to our clients. It provides the ideal solution for businesses and takes away all the administrative hassle associated with running a payroll and dealing with tax/social security returns etc, allowing you to focus on running your business. Should you require any information on…

Continued support for GROW

Grow (Guernsey’s Rural Occupation Workshop) is a company wholly owned by the Guernsey Society for People with Learning Disabilities. It provides a sheltered environmental workshop where handicapped people can undergo horticultural and related training with a view to being able to take their place in the community. We are currently working on developing a website for Grow Limited. This website…

Current Recruitment Market

It has been a busy time in the recruitment world, there is definitely a sense of optimism coming from our clients in Guernsey and this is reflected in the positions, both temporary and permanent available at present. For us as an agency, it is really good to see our clients beginning to grow again and attract the right people for their businesses moving forward. We are also seeing a large number…

Got an interview/ job offer – what next?

More and more companies are requiring candidates to provide a certain amount of documentation before they can start work. Due to compliance regulations and security checks, you can be asked for qualification certificates, utility bills as proof of address, home address details going back 5 years, passport/visa or travel documents as proof of ‘gap years’ or periods of extended travel and…

Stringent checks on Temporary and Contract workers

More and more companies are requiring stringent checks from Temporary and Contract workers.  We have always provided the company with two references, an up to date police check, photo ID and right to work, however, a number of companies now require five years worth of references if the candidate has been employed during this time, if not sight of School/University cert. or travel…

Importance of being prepared 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. As standard you should know the information you have provided on your CV inside out so that no questions asked should come as a surprise! Dates, Company names and duties provided by yourself should…

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