We all know that first impressions are important, but we need to ensure a positive impression continues through every stage of the recruitment process. Recently, I spoke to a friend who’s been looking for a new opportunity and it reiterated that the candidate needs to be...
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2020 is here and it’s time for a fresh start, or so they say. Putting the last year behind us and making new resolutions may include a new job but as the calendar rolls over, you may wish to ask yourself these three questions before you...
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The last few years have been ones of great change and development, not only for technology but also in the landscape of the job market.    As we move into 2020 the employment market will see millennials who are tech savvy and more concerned with gaining experience over...
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In an age of changing technology, the way businesses recruit their employees has massively evolved. Where once your only option of finding a role was to approach an agency and skim through their rolodex, now there are many routes to obtaining a job - from directly...
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Whether you’re looking for a new job or starting out on your career path, creating a strong brand could be what you need to help achieve your personal and professional goals. Here at Optimus, we believe in promoting an individual's personality and skills as part of...
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The driving force for the finance industry is most definitely now available locally, with the local recruitment market having evolved greatly over the last few years. Here at Optimus we have experienced such a high number of applicants for our senior roles in the sector, meaning...
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Why should we hire you? The question many interviewers will ask candidates at the end of an interview. It’s a simple question but responding correctly is of paramount importance as this is your chance to set yourself apart from others. In a recruitment process, displaying individuality...
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Jersey’s finance sector provides a dynamic environment for individuals with a range of skill sets, to pave a successful career and is well known for attracting ambitious and energetic people. Here at Optimus Recruitment, we have outlined our five top reasons why the finance industry could...
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“Where has the past 12 months gone, they say time flies when you’re having fun and certainly this is true for me!”   The team at Optimus have been fantastic at welcoming me into the team and offering ongoing support over...
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Brett Furse has joined the team at Optimus Recruitment, bringing with him c. 14 years of knowledge of the digital and technologies sectors to Optimus at a time when experience in these industries is in high demand.   With his experience in the recruitment sector in Jersey, Brett...
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Deciding to change career can feel quite daunting, stepping outside of a comfort zone into unknown territory. That’s why we have compiled a short guide to make the decision that little bit easier.    Do you need to change your career or job?   One of the easiest mistakes to...
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Making a positive first impression to a potential employer is no-longer just about wearing the appropriate attire and displaying good manners. In today’s world your first impression has most likely been made before you even turn up to your interview. Not only will a company have...
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Jersey employees are continuing to prioritise job security and good working conditions according to a survey conducted recently by Optimus Recruitment. The Optimus survey gathered opinions from over 680 Islanders to better understand workers views on salaries and what is most important to them in the workplace.    Across...
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We’re offering all workers out there the chance to start the day with a spring in your step thanks to our partnership with Locke's Stories.   Optimus have sponsored 500 coffee loyalty cards for the first customers to purchase from the coffeeshop and eatery starting tomorrow, as well...
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Jennifer Crocker has been promoted from trainee to apprentice for a two-year period at Beresford Street Kitchen (BSK) following a donation from Optimus Recruitment. The sum of £15,000 was donated by the recruitment agency last year, which was used specifically to provide Jennifer with this opportunity...
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The accelerating pace of technological development is a challenge that even industry pioneers struggle to keep up with, let alone the rest of us. So how, in a time of digital evolution, can the world’s workforce expect to stay up to date?    Perhaps, much to your surprise,...
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Optimus welcomes two new appointments to its growing team of recruitment specialists this January. Sharon Cushion and Anna Nowotarski both join the specialist Fiduciary and Technology and Change recruitment agency following long careers in the finance industry, bringing with them a wealth of contacts and insight...
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Senior Consultant, Chris Patel comments on the technological advances impacting recruitment and creating new opportunities.  Read the full article on the Bailiwick Express....
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As we approach the end of the year and the time when most organisations start to appraise their employees, the subject of a pay rise is high on most people’s minds. But assessing your value and knowing how to approach the subject of salaries can be...
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We have a new addition to our team here at Optimus and are thrilled to welcome Matt who will be responsible for sourcing talent in the Funds sector. Read more about Matt on Business CI or better yet, pop in for a chat....
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Optimus Recruitment is offering a free career health check service to all those working within fiduciary services. This month, the recruitment specialists welcome anyone who may wish to discuss how they could be strengthening their employability.   The career health checks will give people the opportunity to discuss...
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Commercial Street, St Helier
Jersey, JE2 3RU

Tel:        01534 832660
Email:   info@optimus.je