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  • Making Good Decisions

    Making Good Decisions

    Written by Rosie Dunsford
    It’s been a funny year. I think we can all agree that I don’t mean in a ‘ha ha’ kind of way. The world has become a place that at times has felt unrecognizable, and so much of what we …
  • It’s OK to burn out a little!

    It’s OK to burn out a little!

    Written by Alistair Mills
    What a year eh? Honestly, if you had told me what this year would have looked like when I was celebrating New Years back home in Scotland, I flat out would not have believed it – but then who would? …
  • Keeping Up With Compliance

    Keeping Up With Compliance

    Written by Charlotte Morrish
    As one of the world’s largest financial centres, the Cayman Islands is the leading domicile for investment funds, a global banking hub and, increasingly, a jurisdiction of choice for trusts, family offices and virtual asset businesses. In order to support …
  • Travelling Home in a Covid World

    Travelling Home in a Covid World

    Written by Luisa Roberts
    Remember the days of jet-setting to Miami for the weekend or heading off on a big adventure to a new destination? If you are like me then you are missing the excitement of travelling the world and using your vacation …
  • Interviewing Internationally: Why You Have to Make it Personal

    Interviewing Internationally: Why You Have to Make it Personal

    Written by Charlotte Morrish
    As an offshore recruitment agency, we work with people who are not only moving jobs, but often their whole lives. Part of what I love about this job is that in addition to being a recruitment consultant, I get to …
  • THE PLACE OF AI IN RECRUITMENT

    THE PLACE OF AI IN RECRUITMENT

    Written by Milly Serpell
    In the last few years talk and the use of artificial intelligence “AI” has been on an upwards projectile rapidly gaining momentum and according to International Data Corporation the worldwide spend on AI is likely to exceed $98 billion dollars …
  • Lockdown Lessons: Staying Motivated in the Workplace

    Lockdown Lessons: Staying Motivated in the Workplace

    Written by Charlotte Morrish
    For all that 2020 has been a bad year, there is no denying that Cayman is doing well and is faring better than most. We are part of a very small minority of countries that are able to function in …
  • Social Media and your personal brand

    Social Media and your personal brand

    Written by Pam Abbott
    This is an interesting topic that many probably have not thought about, but what does your profile picture on social media say about you? Turns out, quite a lot. A huge body of research shows that humans have a weird …
  • Flexible Attraction

    Flexible Attraction

    Written by Rosie Dunsford
    Whenever I meet with anyone looking for a new job (which as you can imagine is pretty frequently), the first question I ask them if they are currently employed is why they are looking to move. Historically the most popular …
  • Busting the Recruitment Myths

    Busting the Recruitment Myths

    Written by Charlotte Morrish
    My introduction into the world of recruitment has been a real eye opener. Having come from a self-employed profession at the Bar in the UK, I had never had any real exposure to recruitment before moving to Cayman and so …
  • Communication and it’s vital importance in the digital working world

    Communication and it’s vital importance in the digital working world

    Written by Hannah Foreman
    We all know that communication is super important in all aspects of life. When things go unsaid, are ignored or even miscommunicated, this can lead to serious problems. Even before COVID-19, without effective communication within the workplace, things could go …
  • Better the Devil you know? I don’t think so!

    Better the Devil you know? I don’t think so!

    Written by Rosie Dunsford
    I am a self-confessed hater of change. You ask my mum; one of her favourite examples of this fact was my annual hysteria at leaving my beloved year-group teacher when I was little. Full-blown tears and exclamations of how life …
  • The New Reality of Living Overseas

    The New Reality of Living Overseas

    Written by Charlotte Morrish
    The world has definitely become a much bigger place in 2020. It has been nine months since we left the UK and about a year since we made the decision to move to the Cayman Islands – that all seems …
  • Communication, Comfort Zone and Coronavirus. The toughest couple of weeks so far…..

    Communication, Comfort Zone and Coronavirus. The toughest couple of weeks so far…..

    Written by Rhiannon Woodrow
    In previous blogs, I have spoken about the challenges I have faced thus far from a personal and professional perspective. One thing I can say for certain, is that as someone who prides herself on the ability to reflect on …
  • The New Work/Life Balance

    The New Work/Life Balance

    With this new world that we’re all living in, I’ve been thinking about the topic of Work/Life Balance as things have changed. Before COVID-19, a Work/Life Balance was extremely important to the majority of employees. They wanted flexibility in their …
  • Surviving Covid-19 as a Soon-to-be-Mom

    Surviving Covid-19 as a Soon-to-be-Mom

    Written by Theresa Drummonds
    I am a 38-year-old woman, 7 months pregnant with my second son; my second go at childbearing is certainly one I could have never predicted! My husband and I could not have chosen worst timing to procreate; we often waver …
  • Working in the new world: What is next for our work lives and how does this differ to our new sense of normal?

    Working in the new world: What is next for our work lives and how does this differ to our new sense of normal?

    Written by Rhiannon Woodrow
    As I enter week 9 of lock down, working from home and what I consider to be my new normal, it strikes me that while I am incredibly impatient and excited to be starting to see lock down restrictions easing, …
  • LOST IN (ISOLATION) TRANSLATION

    LOST IN (ISOLATION) TRANSLATION

    Written by Rosie Dunsford
    It is week 10 of lockdown and I am going to have to admit that some people have had emails from me that have said “Regards” rather than “Kind regards”. Why? Because I am human, and on the days that …
  • GIFT OF TIME – WORKING FROM HOME WITH YOUNG ADULT CHILDREN

    GIFT OF TIME – WORKING FROM HOME WITH YOUNG ADULT CHILDREN

    Written by Milly Serpell
    After 3 weeks of self-isolation followed by 2 weeks of soft and hard curfew, I can tell you that living with three beloved young adults has been quite an experience and I have learnt so much. Obviously, my 16, 19 …
  • Benefits of Contract Work

    Benefits of Contract Work

    Here at SteppingStones Recruitment, one of the major ways we assist candidates and employers alike is through contract or temporary work and opportunities. These types of roles can be beneficial to both parties involved! SteppingStones has over 15 years’ experience …
  • A Juggling Act: Tips for working from home with children

    A Juggling Act: Tips for working from home with children

    Written by Pam Abbott
    As a mum of two children (4 and 6), I have a full-time job, however I am now required to work from home due to the pandemic and that means being in the same house as my children 24/7.  So …
  • A new perspective: What I miss most about “normal” life

    A new perspective: What I miss most about “normal” life

    Written by Rosie Dunsford
    It’s a time of huge uncertainty. A time of worry, anxiety, stress, embarking on the unknown. And yet by the same token it’s a time of absolute wonder. I am not for one moment saying there is anything good about …
  • Tips to Stay Productive while Working Remote

    Tips to Stay Productive while Working Remote

    Written by Alistair Mills
    In the last week or so, like most people, I’ve been working from home. It’s actually the first time in my professional career that I’ve done this for an extended period. It has taken some adapting; however, I’m still managing …
  • Remote Recruitment: the use of technology to maintain business as usual

    Remote Recruitment: the use of technology to maintain business as usual

    Written by Charlotte Morrish
    Now more than ever, people around the world are adjusting to new ways of living, working and interacting. In these strange and uncertain times, it is both comforting and inspiring to see people, businesses and communities embracing technology in an …
  • SteppingStones Welcomes Pam Abbott to the Management Team

    SteppingStones Welcomes Pam Abbott to the Management Team

    SteppingStones Recruitment, award-winning professional services organization, recently announced the promotion of Pam Abbott to General Manager. “We are delighted to announce Pam’s new appointment. Her hard work, dedication and loyalty throughout her tenure have been an invaluable asset. Pam sits …
  • SteppingStones Crowned World’s Top Employer of the Year

    SteppingStones Crowned World’s Top Employer of the Year

    SteppingStones has been crowned winner of Employer of the Year: Platinum (up to 49 people) in the World by Investor in People (IIP), cementing their claim as a global leader in how they support their people both personally and professionally, …
  • SteppingStones Helps Law Firms Find Top Talent

    SteppingStones Helps Law Firms Find Top Talent

    UK qualified lawyer, Charlotte Morrish, joins the SteppingStones team to help Cayman Islands leading law firms find top talent. Charlotte recently relocated to the Cayman Islands from the UK, where she practiced as a barrister at 1 Crown Office Row …
  • Recently Relocated to Grand Cayman? Here Are Some Things To Do In Your Spare Time

    Recently Relocated to Grand Cayman? Here Are Some Things To Do In Your Spare Time

      So you’ve found your dream job and have recently relocated to the Cayman Islands. The stress of relocating has finally escaped you and it’s time to explore everything the beautiful island of Grand Cayman has to offer. When candidates …
  • Proud Recipients of  Investor in People Platinum

    Proud Recipients of Investor in People Platinum

    We have received some incredibly exciting news, we achieved the Investors in People Platinum accreditation!!! We’re the first company on the North American side of the Atlantic Ocean to receive platinum accreditation, the highest level of accreditation that Investors in …
  • Need some January motivation?

    Need some January motivation?

    January…… is normally cold, gray and miserable, but not in Cayman, it’s bright and sunny here!  But it doesn’t take away from the fact that Christmas is a distant memory, and you are now left with a bigger waist line …
  • Time to update your resume?

    Time to update your resume?

    It is nearly the end of the year, can you believe it! We feel that now is the right time to be thinking of everything that you have achieved over the last year, coupled with your thoughts for what your …
  • The Diary of a Recruiter – part 1

    The Diary of a Recruiter – part 1

    Having trawled through the internet looking for relevant and engaging ideas for my next blog, I have decided that rather than writing about interview tips (first rule always prepare), counter offers (the reasons you wanted to leave in the first …
  • How to give candidate feedback effectively, without hurting your recruiting efforts

    How to give candidate feedback effectively, without hurting your recruiting efforts

    Most recruiters and HR professionals are used to speaking to people with diverse backgrounds and personalities on a daily basis. We love to tell candidates how amazing their experience is, what a fantastic skill set they have and how well …
  • A Mantra of sorts – What I’ve learnt from working in Recruitment

    A Mantra of sorts – What I’ve learnt from working in Recruitment

    For the past two years, I’ve been working in the recruitment industry and I’ve learnt A LOT! Granted I started out as a Receptionist, working my way up to Recruitment Administrator, to find myself today as a Trainee/Junior Recruitment Consultant. …
  • Don’t Wait, Donate!

    Don’t Wait, Donate!

    Mother Nature has certainly revealed her ugly side this summer.
  • Bad Interview Habits?

    Bad Interview Habits?

    When you’re interviewing for a new job, you’re likely aware of the common pitfalls that you should absolutely avoid.
  • Smarten-Up Your Professionalism

    Smarten-Up Your Professionalism

    Being more professional in the office can help you in many ways. You can gain respect from others, and it can help with being promoted.
  • SteppingStones “SuperFan” Competition is still on!

    SteppingStones “SuperFan” Competition is still on!

    The SteppingStones competition is still on! We are a little over 300 likes away from crowning our SteppingStones “SupperFan 3000”!
  • Some rules for Life (and Recruitment)

    Some rules for Life (and Recruitment)

    I recently read a post on LinkedIn written by Ryan Noland; Head of Growth @ CITCON called “General Rules For Life”.
  • 4 Ways to Be a Great Leader (When You’re Not The Boss)

    4 Ways to Be a Great Leader (When You’re Not The Boss)

    Leadership is not about a title or a designation.
  • How to handle stress

    How to handle stress

    There are lots of ways in which we can handle stress; my two things – Yoga & Art.
  • Vacation Stress

    Vacation Stress

    It seems everything in life these days causes stress; and that this stress can cause various health issues.
  • A Plea To All My Fellow Desk Jockeys

    A Plea To All My Fellow Desk Jockeys

    In recent months I’ve found myself plagued with hip and sciatica pain.
  • June 1st was the start of the hurricane season

    June 1st was the start of the hurricane season

    June 1st was the start of the hurricane season and we would like to remind you of the following.
  • Good Posture Makes You More Confident

    Good Posture Makes You More Confident

    Want to have more confidence, increased motivation, lower stress and the ability to basically rule the world? Sit up straight.
  • Balancing Work & Life

    Balancing Work & Life

    Sometimes finding that elusive work/life balance can be a real struggle.
  • 5 Cayman Islands Fun Facts

    5 Cayman Islands Fun Facts

    Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman are the tropical gems of the Caribbean Sea.
  • 7 things you should remove from your resume

    7 things you should remove from your resume

    Writing a resume can be hard; updating it after a long time can be even harder. My co-worker always says “It’s not a static document”. Your resume is something that should be constantly updated, always changing and growing. Whenever you …
  • Why candidates wear the pants now

    Why candidates wear the pants now

    Good talent is extremely difficult to find. The most sought after candidates (those with the most experience/desirable experience) are usually already working and satisfied in their current job.    It is no longer the case that companies can take their …
  • Happy Birthday Queen Elizabeth

    Happy Birthday Queen Elizabeth

    As most of us know, we have a public holiday in June in honour of the Queen’s birthday. However, this is not her real birthday, only her “official” one. The Queen’s real birthday is today, April 21st, and this year …
  • How to answer “Do you have any questions for me?” in an interview

    How to answer “Do you have any questions for me?” in an interview

    Having prepared tons of candidates over the years for interviews, one area candidates often struggle with is asking an effective closing question when the interviewer asks “do you have any questions for me?” Interviews are a two way process. An …
  • Easter in the Cayman Islands

    Easter in the Cayman Islands

    Easter is the only time it’s okay to put all your eggs in 1 basket! Easter is a very special time in the Cayman Islands. The holiday centers on the religious event; both Good Friday and Easter Monday are public …
  • 7 reasons a lateral move could be a good move

    7 reasons a lateral move could be a good move

    By Chelsea Flynn, Recruitment Manager, UK There’s a misconception that if you accept a new role with the same job title in a new company that this would not be beneficial to your career, but this is not always the …
  • Strategies for a Better Night’s Sleep!

    Strategies for a Better Night’s Sleep!

      Have you ever woken up feeling even more tried than you felt before you went to bed? If your answer is YES! Then here are 5 tips that might enlighten you and help you sleep better! Maintain a regular …
  • What makes a great HR Leader?

    What makes a great HR Leader?

    The success of any individual leader is inextricably tied to the understanding, and relative standing, of HR itself inside an organisation. For Laura Harrison, the CIPD’s strategy director, that means recognising that business is becoming complex and interrelated – as …
  • One key way you can tell a quality Recruiter from a Cowboy

    One key way you can tell a quality Recruiter from a Cowboy

    As a recruiter, my job is more than keyword and database searching, sending resumes hoping one sticks. Any quality recruiter, as Greg Savage so aptly describes, is someone who is a ‘talent magnet’, ‘a skills hunter’, we do some serious …
  • Having Problems Prioritizing?

    Having Problems Prioritizing?

    Have you ever gone into work or walked into a classwork, or even your own home bombarded with tons of work to do? Without even starting, your body feels drained and your mind switches to shut down mode, you become …
  • Working offshore – 6 reasons to take the plunge

    Working offshore – 6 reasons to take the plunge

    Ask anyone who has worked internationally about their experience and I can bet they will tell you that it is one of the best things they ever did personally and professionally. Why?  1. Competitive edge – In a competitive market, …
  • If you’re not growing you’re dying

    If you’re not growing you’re dying

    Tony Robbins, one of my biggest entrepreneurial and life gurus said that of you are not growing, you’re dying in one of his well-known talks about raising your standards and I couldn’t agree more.   Personally, I’m always trying to …
  • Simple steps to help make saving money easy

    Simple steps to help make saving money easy

    Saving Money can sometimes be the hardest thing to do, we have it and then poof, it’s gone. Here are 7 short and simple step by step tips to help you save money this year. 1.       Record your Expenses o   …
  • 5 Financial Resolutions for 2017

    5 Financial Resolutions for 2017

    As we ring in the New Year this weekend, many people will turn their mind to a New Year’s resolution about their career – Katie’s article earlier this week discussed how to go about creating your work-related resolutions for 2017. …
  • Career Resolutions

    Career Resolutions

    New Year’s Career Resolutions By Katie Schwandt As the New Year looms, it’s that time again to start thinking about our New Year’s resolutions. As the clock turns to midnight on January 1st all of us can’t help but feel …
  • Team Building 101

    Team Building 101

    According to www.teambonding.com, here are a few ways one can ‘spice up their leadership strategies at work.’ 1. CREATE MOTIVATION Leaders not only need to feel motivated, but need to be prepared to motivate others. Nothing drives motivation in the …
  • Similarities & Differences – Bermuda vs. Grand Cayman

    Similarities & Differences – Bermuda vs. Grand Cayman

    We see a lot of interest from professionals with experience in Bermuda who are interested in relocating to Cayman. Both are international offshore financial centers, so it’s natural that there will be some overlap and crossover between residents. But what …
  • Glow in the Dark Run.  TONIGHT

    Glow in the Dark Run. TONIGHT

    As darkness falls tonight and as people settle down in front of their televisions, thousands of others will pull on their running shoes and red flashing armbands and head for the door. In over 50 cities worldwide they will be part of …
  • Secrets to Successful Resume Writing

    Secrets to Successful Resume Writing

    Secrets of Successful Resume Writing Whether you are making a career transition or applying for your first job out of school, there is a good chance that your resume could use some editing. Here are a few easy tips to …
  • Confidentiality in the workplace

    Confidentiality in the workplace

    The word “confidentiality” has both casual and legal meanings in the workplace and will have different meanings throughout your professional career. In some instances, confidentiality refers to not discussing internal goings-on with co-workers. In other instances, it refers to not …
  • Happy Thanksgiving !

    Happy Thanksgiving !

    Happy Thanksgiving to all of our fellow Canadians! Here are some fun Canadian Thanksgiving Facts: ·         Canadian Thanksgiving is always celebrated on the second Monday in October, earlier than the American Thanksgiving, which is held in November. Since 1971 it …
  • SteppingStones announce new partnership

    SteppingStones announce new partnership

    SteppingStones Recruitment is delighted to announce a new strategic partnership with Dinner Martin Attorneys and Omni Cayman, established to provide enhanced immigration and payroll services respectively from 1st November 2016. SteppingStones is a recruitment, employment and training agency in the …
  • Adequately Showcasing Your Skills

    Adequately Showcasing Your Skills

    According to http://ukrecruiter.co.uk/, Interviews give your potential employer the opportunity to test your abilities and contemplate how you will fit into their existing team. Consequently, it is vital that you are able to showcase your skills and present them in …
  • Interview Tips: Before, During & After

    Interview Tips: Before, During & After

    After successfully mastering cover letters, resumes, and job applications, it’s time to understand how to succeed in a job interview so that you are closer to your goal of obtaining a job offer.   BEFORE THE INTERVIEW: ·         Research the …
  • Healthy Meal Ideas for busy professionals

    Healthy Meal Ideas for busy professionals

    Now that summer is over and the kids are back in school, we are all having to readjust to the hectic school time merry go round – dropping the kids off,  picking them up and chauffeuring them to various activities …
  • How to Find Extra Time in Your Day

    How to Find Extra Time in Your Day

    We all need a little help sometimes with our time management. Here are a few tips courtesy of Ann Aldrich’s blog on www.recruitingblogs.com:   Email Detox Reading/responding to emails and sorting out junk mail are time-consuming activities. Start doing it …
  • Back to School Tips – College Edition

    Back to School Tips – College Edition

    Summer has finally come to an end – pack your bags, print off your schedules and don’t be late for your first day!    7 Simple Tips for the College Student:   #1 Get organized        –  Plan …
  • Snooping on social media

    Snooping on social media

      You’ve hired someone who you believed would be a great fit for your organization, but they’ve turned out to be a disaster!  A little social media screening may have helped you avoid this.  Research states that in 2015, 52% …
  • Sleep – how important is it really?

    Sleep – how important is it really?

      It is getting more and more difficult to ‘switch off’ from technology and get a good night’s sleep.  A recent survey found that 46% of 13,000 UK adults get five to six hours’ sleep per night which is far …
  • Yoga in the Workplace

    Yoga in the Workplace

    Recently here at SteppingStones Recruitment, we have begun introducing yoga into the workplace. There are many benefits of offering yoga to your employees, whether that be in house or offering them an amount of fitness classes elsewhere on you! Yoga …
  • Self- Care Day is 24th July 2016

    Self- Care Day is 24th July 2016

    Sunday 24th July 2016 is International Self-Care Day the focus of which is to promote healthy lifestyle self-care programmes in organizations and communities around the world by encouraging individuals to take ownership of their personal wellness in order to improve …
  • Take a Load Off!

    Take a Load Off!

    Work can be stressful from time to time and its very important to grab a few minutes for yourself. So in light of this, enjoy a few office jokes (courtesy of http://albertaventure.com/):   The Raise Sam walks into his boss’s …
  • Lip Sync Competition @ the Harquail Theatre tonight at 5:30

    Lip Sync Competition @ the Harquail Theatre tonight at 5:30

      Hi, all SteppingStones is one of the sponsors for this event tonight and we do hope to see everyone there!! Keep Calm Paddle On are helping to raise awareness, and much-needed funding for NCVO and the Special Needs Foundation …
  • More hurricane prep – Shelters, Pet Care and more..

    More hurricane prep – Shelters, Pet Care and more..

    Following on from our previous blog on the importance of hurricane preparedness, here is some additional information on weathering the season starting with a list of the shelters in the most populated districts of George Town and West Bay.  Keep …
  • Preparing for this hurricane season!

    Preparing for this hurricane season!

    As we all know the hurricane season has officially started and will run from June 1st until November 30th 2016 and with that being said, we would like to help you get prepared for this busy hurricane season.   Here …
  • Why you should always attend an interview if requested

    Why you should always attend an interview if requested

      1.     Fact finding exercise – how do you know if you don’t go? By attending the interview, you are not necessarily committing to the position or the company, you are committing to the process. Treat it as an opportunity …
  • 5 most likely and unlikely jobs to be replaced by robots

    5 most likely and unlikely jobs to be replaced by robots

    Our world is constantly growing and updating day by day and the real possibility of your job being replaced by a computer or robot is getting greater and greater.  It’s pretty crazy to think that the information students learn in …
  • Hannah Foreman promoted to Recruitment Administrator

    Hannah Foreman promoted to Recruitment Administrator

      SteppingStones, a professional Employment, Recruitment and Training Agency based in the Cayman Islands, is pleased to announce the promotion of Caymanian employee Hannah Foreman to Recruitment Administrator. Hannah moved to Cayman as a young child in 1996, relocating from the …
  • Common interview questions you should be ready for!

    Common interview questions you should be ready for!

    Most people’s biggest job-hunting fear is being put on the spot by oddball interview questions such as these (which are real): “Describe the color yellow to someone who’s blind.” – Spirit Airlines “If you were asked to unload a 747 …
  • SteppingStones shortlisted for Investors in People Awards

    SteppingStones shortlisted for Investors in People Awards

      We are thrilled to announce that SteppingStones has been shortlisted for two Investors In People (IIP) Awards, Best Newcomer (International) and Gold Employer of the Year (International). The awards categories recognise the accredited organisations that have achieved the highest …
  • Today is a leap day!

    Today is a leap day!

    Today is a leap day and in honor of that, here are 5 interesting and fun facts about a leap year. 1. “Every four years, an extra day is added to the calendar in order to synchronize it with the solar …
  • Dispelling the Misconceptions

    Dispelling the Misconceptions

    When people enter the workforce, they do so with their own perceptions and expectations. In an effort to fight some of the common myths about job hunting and assist you in maximizing your success, we have listed a few bullet …
  • Interview coming up? Be prepared for something unstructured

    Interview coming up? Be prepared for something unstructured

    Have you got an important interview coming up and you’re trying to prepare? It’s important to be aware that interviewers are leaning more and more towards unstructured job interviews…   Here are some quick tips on how to be prepared …
  • Is Music on your menu?

    Is Music on your menu?

    Music has always been an integral part of the human experience throughout the ages and with apparently good reason as scientists are now touting the myriad health benefits of playing and / or listening to music, particularly music that you …
  • 14 of the strangest things people have done in a job interview

    14 of the strangest things people have done in a job interview

      Every job seeker wants to stand out from the competition — but some candidates go about it all wrong. For instance, according to a new survey from CareerBuilder, one interviewee sang her responses to questions, while another did a …
  • To to succeed in a fast-paced environment

    To to succeed in a fast-paced environment

    Many of us work in a fast-paced environment and in order to be successful in this environment, here are some excellent tips on how to keep up and stay ahead: Educate yourself You should be knowledgeable of the field you …
  • First impressions count

    First impressions count

    The new year brings with it a number of inevitable things: resolutions that will either last the distance or be broken by this weekend, gym memberships, a pledge to eat healthily for at least the whole of January and a …
  • Make 2016 your year! Fitness goals and how to keep them!

    Make 2016 your year! Fitness goals and how to keep them!

    Welcome to 2016! If you’re anything like me, you have a list of things that you would like to achieve for 2016. New year, new you…and usually fitness is one top on this list! According to a recent Forbes article, …
  • Humor in the Office

    Humor in the Office

    If “The Office” show has taught us one thing, it’s that workplace humor is an important thread in the patchwork quilt we call the workplace environment.   Dwight Eisenhower said “A sense of humor is part of the art of …
  • Top New Year’s Resolutions – For the Office

    Top New Year’s Resolutions – For the Office

    It’s that time of year, yet again.  Time to make those New Year’s resolutions.  This year throw in some career goals to round out your list.  Here are some of the top NYRs to boost your career for 2016. #1 …
  • Christmas traditions for everyone

    Christmas traditions for everyone

    It is that time of year again when the Christmas decorations go up, along with the balance on your credit card! In the midst of the rush to finish that last assignment and shop for gifts and party supplies before …
  • Stay positive and get productive!

    Stay positive and get productive!

    Do you find it hard to stay positive, focused and alert at work?   The below tips can help so your hard spent hours in the office keep you feeling upbeat, organized and productive!   1.   Your Commute/ morning rituals …
  • Top jobs of 2016

    Top jobs of 2016

      If you’re hoping to land a new job in the New Year, you’ve come to the right place.   CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) have compiled a list of the hottest, most in-demand jobs for 2016, based …
  • Office Holiday Party Themes of 2015

    Office Holiday Party Themes of 2015

    It’s that time of year again.  It’s the holiday season and that means the 4 F’s; family, festivities, food and fun! It also means that the office holiday party is around the corner.  This tradition has evolved over the years …
  • How to Survive the Sales Call Interview

    How to Survive the Sales Call Interview

    The Sales Call Interview So you’ve gotten through the tough interview, answered all the questions and asked a few of your own, impressing the interviewers every step of the way.  Now you’ve made it to the second round of the …
  • Remembrance Day

    Remembrance Day

    On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918 silence finally fell across Europe when four years of a devastating and acrimonious world war finally came to end. The Armistice – an agreement to stop …
  • Cayman Islands Run in the Dark

    Cayman Islands Run in the Dark

    Unbroken by blindness in 1998, Mark Pollock suffered a catastrophic spinal cord injury in 2010 that left him paralyzed. As Mark strives to walk again, his most complex journey is ahead of him – to find a cure for spinal …
  • Making time for your self boosts productivity

    Making time for your self boosts productivity

    When you think of boosting productivity, factors such as improving sleep, exercise and eating habits are probably amongst the first to come to mind, however many career minded people are now realizing that making time for ‘me-time’ or for solitude …
  • Wish you were a morning person?

    Wish you were a morning person?

    Do you wish you were a morning person? I know I do, but I just can’t seem to make it work.   A recent article brings up some great points on how to make early rising a ritual, and it’s …
  • Top tips for successful employee recruiting

    Top tips for successful employee recruiting

    For the best possible people who can fit within your culture and contribute within your organisation is a challenge and an opportunity.  Keeping the best people, once you find them, is easy if you do the right things right. These …
  • How Food Effects Workplace Performance

    How Food Effects Workplace Performance

    How Food Effects Workplace Performance   Did you go home from work yesterday still on fire from your mega productive work day? Or did you feel defeated from a day that you had, to drag yourself through ready to fall …
  • Healthy Food For Sport Lovers

    Healthy Food For Sport Lovers

    It’s that time of year when die-hard football and soccer fans are glued to their TV’s and are packing on the pounds from snacking on high calorie treats. Why not step up your game this season by trying some healthy …
  • Out And About This Weekend

    Out And About This Weekend

    Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Whether you are interested in finding bargains, decluttering your home or taking care of your health whilst supporting a worthy cause, there is an event taking place this weekend that is …
  • Keep Calm and Carry On

    Keep Calm and Carry On

    The ability to stay calm under pressure and control your emotions is directly related to your performance. A study at TalentSmart conducted research that 90% of top performers are highly skilled in managing their emotions in times of stress!   …
  • How long do you have to make a good first impression?

    How long do you have to make a good first impression?

    A recent article on UK-based website Mail Online, states that “the average boss looks at a curriculum vitae for just three minutes while one in five make a decision on a candidate after perusing it for under a minute.” With …
  • 9/11 in Remembrance

    9/11 in Remembrance

    Its 9/11 and as many of you know today is a very touching day for many people who lost loved ones in the terror attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon 14 years ago when nearly 3,000 people …
  • Potatoes, Eggs, and Coffee Beans

    Potatoes, Eggs, and Coffee Beans

    Here is some motivation as you start your week.   Once upon a time a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and that she didn’t know how she was going to make it. She was tired …
  • Careers vs Job: Following Your Passion

    Careers vs Job: Following Your Passion

    In addition to being aware of correct interview etiquette, a topic even more important to reflect on would be the love you have for the job you are pursuing as a career. Anyone, given the right training, can complete a …
  • A perfect recipe for your job search!

    A perfect recipe for your job search!

    Are you starting to think about the New Year and a potential change in job?   A job search can be a daunting task as there are so many websites, services and tools to use in this digital age we …
  • Organizing the School Year

    Organizing the School Year

    Well the summer has flown by and it is hard to believe that it is already almost September and almost time for the kids to go back to school!  Many parents are busy with such preparations, buying school supplies and …
  • Friday Funnies

    Friday Funnies

    Here are some jokes to get you through your Friday. Q: Why did the cookie go to the hospital? A: Because he felt crummy Q: Why did Johnny throw the clock out of the window? A: Because he wanted to …
  • 23rd Annual Flowers Sea Swim

    23rd Annual Flowers Sea Swim

    The turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea make for the perfect location for an open water swimming event. The 23rd Annual Flowers Sea Swim is scheduled for June 13, 2015.   The Flowers Sea Swim is Grand Cayman’s most popular open …
  • Save on Fall flights with Cayman Airways!

    Save on Fall flights with Cayman Airways!

    Happy Friday!! This Monday saw a blog entry from the lovely Theresa encouraging you all to start planning your family vacation… as of August 7th, Cayman Airways have now been operating 47 years as the National Airline of the Cayman …
  • Are 20-something job seekers actually making mistakes?

    Are 20-something job seekers actually making mistakes?

    In a recent article from Forbes called “The Biggest Mistakes 20-Something Job Seekers Make”, Susan Adams highlights some very valid points from Danu Ticktin Kopik. However as a 20-something year old I feel compelled to argue some of them in …
  • Family Vacation time!

    Family Vacation time!

      Its summer time and the kiddos are out on summer break, this can only mean one thing! Its Family Vacation time!!! I have just booked my family summer vacation trip with Travel Pros to Disney World and you can …
  • New to Grand Cayman?

    New to Grand Cayman?

    A number of people who come to this beautiful island do so to take up an exciting new temporary or permanent role through SteppingStones. So what’s the best way to settle in and make Cayman your home? 1. Say YES …
  • 5 Tips on How to Stay Motivated at Work

    5 Tips on How to Stay Motivated at Work

    I recently read an article written by Sarah Robb O’Hagan, president of Equinox where she shares 5 tips on staying motivated at work.  I found them to be super helpful and hope you will too!   1.    Exercise early in …
  • Fear of public speaking? Overcome the anxiety!

    Fear of public speaking? Overcome the anxiety!

    I am presenting to a group of college students tomorrow and have started to get a little anxious…will I be a good presenter? Will they like me? Will I fumble my words?   Jerry Seinfeild once joked that for most people, …
  • Schools out for the summer!!

    Schools out for the summer!!

    School’s out for summer! Massive cheers from the kids, huge sighs from the parents. Keeping the kids entertained over the summer holidays need not be a chore, thanks to the fun and informative summer camps that Camana Bay are holding …
  • Temp Socials

    Temp Socials

    Having recently joined the recruitment industry, it has been interesting to observe the importance of having regular interaction and socials with members of your temporary support team.   Our temporary support staff do not typically work in our office and …
  • What to wear for an interview?

    What to wear for an interview?

    How you dress for your next job interview might be more important than you think. First impressions are critical as your attire is the first thing that the potential employer sees when greeting you for the interview.  How you dress …
  • Attitudes are contagious. Are yours worth catching?

    Attitudes are contagious. Are yours worth catching?

      Do you find it difficult on a daily basis to keep positive? Life can be tough and it’s easy to get dragged down- however all we need is effective ways to stay positive in a (sometimes) negative world… 1.     Surround …
  • Hurricane Preparedness

    Hurricane Preparedness

    1st June sees the start of our hurricane season here in Grand Cayman, and if the weather outside the last few days is anything to go by, it’s best to start getting prepared in the event that we do experience …
  • National Barefoot Day

    National Barefoot Day

    Today, June 1st  is marked as “unofficial” National Barefoot Day: a day where you can kick off your shoes and enjoy walking freely barefoot. National Barefoot Day was promoted by an organization called Soles4Souls which was set up after the …
  • Celebrating Child Month

    Celebrating Child Month

    As many of you may already know, May 2015 has been designated as Child Month in the Cayman Islands. One of this year’s goals for the initiative is to encourage parents and adults to share meaningful fun activities with children. …
  • Beat the Pre-Interview Nerves!

    Beat the Pre-Interview Nerves!

    Are you a job seeker and are actively interviewing? No matter how experienced you are, we all get a little nervous before a big interview! Being well prepared is the key when it comes to successfully conducting an interview. Here …
  • Discovery Day 2015

    Discovery Day 2015

    Discovery Day, 18th May 2015, is much more than just another public holiday, it is the day when we celebrate the discovery of the islands by Christopher Columbus during his fourth voyage on 10th May 1503. Records show that on …
  • Which one are you?

    Which one are you?

    We all know that no two people are the same – that is the beauty of human beings, the fact that we are all different! Life would be pretty dull if we all thought the same way.  Personality type is …
  • Cayman Carnival

    Cayman Carnival

    Every year since the early 1980’s, during the first weekend in May, we have the Cayman Carnival which is also known as “Batabano”. The word Batabano refers to the tracks left in the sand by sea turtles as they crawl …
  • 6 ways to overcome your fear of networking

    6 ways to overcome your fear of networking

    Networking is a fear many people share, some would even say it’s one of the scariest steps of finding a job. Whether it’s getting freaked out by small talk or the fear of forgetting someone’s name, networking can be a …
  • Fueling your work day

    Fueling your work day

    We have all experienced the mid- morning, mid-afternoon energy slump when blood sugar levels plummet, leaving our brains and bodies starved for energy and lowering our productivity. Some experts suggest that a constant supply of food energy is just the …
  • Volunteering in Cayman

    Volunteering in Cayman

    Do you have any spare time and would like to get more involved in the Cayman community? Volunteering is a great way to help others, while meeting people and making a contribution to the local community. There are many societies …
  • Sharon Fear appointed Accounting and Payroll Manager

    Sharon Fear appointed Accounting and Payroll Manager

    SteppingStones, a professional Employment, Recruitment and Training Agency based in the Cayman Islands, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sharon Fear as Accounting and Payroll Manager. Sharon first came to Cayman Islands in 1998. Originally from the UK, she …
  • Boost your productivity!

    Boost your productivity!

    We all lose focus from time to time, but here are 3 simple ways to curb it and get back on track to be more productive!   List it:   Why do lists help? Lists assist us so our brains …
  • Being a Working Mom

    Being a Working Mom

      Whether you work full time because you have to in order to make ends meet, or because you just love what you do, once you become a working mom, your life will be changed forever. Gone are the days …
  • Work/Life Balance Tips

    Work/Life Balance Tips

    In the busy world that we live in today, prioritising your work and your personal life can come as a challenge. However, numerous studies have shown that a poor work-life balance can result in detrimental health issues, depression and even …
  • SteppingStones Cayman Big Game 5 vs Mexico!

    SteppingStones Cayman Big Game 5 vs Mexico!

    SteppingStones Cayman Big Game 5 sees the return of Mexico on April 11th 2015, hoping to take revenge for their 46-13 defeat at the hands of Cayman in Big Game 1! The SteppingStones team will be out in force on …
  • Cayman Numbers Are On The Rise!

    Cayman Numbers Are On The Rise!

    After a record year for tourism in 2014, arrival figures have continued to rise.   According to the latest figures, over 34,000 tourists flew in to Grand Cayman in January 2015, a 9.5 percent increase on the same time last …
  • Easter Weekend

    Easter Weekend

    The long awaited Easter weekend, from Good Friday 3rd April 2015 through to Easter Monday 6th April 2015, is rapidly approaching and there are lots of fun family activities taking place on island. One of the most popular is beach …
  • Cayman is growing and going green!

    Cayman is growing and going green!

    Cayman is expanding and going green!   Cayman is moving towards a more green and contemporary style with their rush of construction projects being undertaken at the moment.   Local architects and designers are building more ‘green’ by creating unique …
  • Easter in the Cayman Islands

    Easter in the Cayman Islands

      Easter is only a week away and here in the Cayman Islands it is all about spending time with family and friends and reflecting on God’s blessings. During this time it is also traditional for families and friends to …
  • An interesting peek at the hedge fund industry growth in 2015

    An interesting peek at the hedge fund industry growth in 2015

    According to the most recent Credit Suisse Annual Hedge Fund Investor Survey, the growth of the hedge fund industry is looking very positive due to investors forecasting around a 14.4% increase for 2015. An article in Hedgeweek impressively details the …
  • Top 3 things that Locals love to do on a Sunday!

    Top 3 things that Locals love to do on a Sunday!

    As a local, anyone could guess what a ritual Sunday is like, you’ve got three options that nearly everyone takes part of.   Firstly, we have a boat trip to Stingray City- getting there takes roughly 15-20 minutes by boat or …
  • Love what you do and do what you love

    Love what you do and do what you love

    I was telling someone the other day how much I love my job, I mean really love it, and it occurred to me that I am more than likely in the minority. I don’t really get the Sunday night feeling, …
  • Employee retention.  Have you heard of it?

    Employee retention. Have you heard of it?

    Some companies have not heard of employee retention and after all the time and money they spend on recruiting talent, they do very little to retain their talented employees.  Here are some ways to avoid that talent walking out the …
  • Cayman – The Place to Be

    Cayman – The Place to Be

    Grand Cayman has had an eventful few days following the long-awaited Legends Tennis 2015 which returned for its 12th year running as well as the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit 2015.   The Legends Tennis Camana Bay annual tournament featured exclusive …
  • Happy Valentine’s Day!

    Happy Valentine’s Day!

    With Valentine’s Day upon us tomorrow, Grand Cayman is a great place to celebrate the romantic holiday. Whether you prefer the traditional route of flowers and chocolates, or more unique gifts, there are many ways to shower the one you …
  • How to Kickstart Your Week

    How to Kickstart Your Week

    We’ve all had that Sunday night feeling….the anxious wait for Monday to come round and the start of another week. But how can you overcome this and start really enjoying your Sunday nights and Monday mornings? Here are a few …
  • Decrease your stress in the office

    Decrease your stress in the office

    We can all get a little stressed at work from time to time, but how is it best to deal with it?   Well we all have our little strategies and if you do, great! But if you don’t and …
  • National Heroes Day in the Cayman Islands

    National Heroes Day in the Cayman Islands

    January 26th here in the Cayman Islands marked the celebration of National Heroes Day, which is 1 of Cayman’s most memorable and patriotic annual observances public holidays.  National Heroes Day is the time we reflect upon our proud past and …
  • Do One Thing Every Day That Scares You

    Do One Thing Every Day That Scares You

    It’s an age old term that we hear time and time again: ‘do one thing every day that scares you’. Now personally I think that every day is a little extreme, maybe one thing a week, even one thing a …
  • Tips on how to juggle work and your kids

    Tips on how to juggle work and your kids

      Being a full-time working mother can lead to feelings of guilt and stress because of divided attention between work and family. The key is to focus on a plan, get organized, and find the right balance between your professional …
  • What motivates you at work?

    What motivates you at work?

    Money does not necessarily motivate us to work harder so it might be time to look at the way people are rewarded. Most performance systems are incentivized by pay; annual bonuses, target bonuses; pay increases and so on, and although …
  • Women in Business: The World’s Most powerful Business Women

    Women in Business: The World’s Most powerful Business Women

    Forbes Shared an extremely interesting article featuring the world’s top 10 highest ranking women in terms of their achievements in business. Their achievements are outstanding:   1.     Sheryl Sandberrg – Sheryl joined the Facebook board of Directors in 2014: Her …
  • Taking care of yourself in the work place

    Taking care of yourself in the work place

    We are halfway through the first month of a brand New Year and hopefully everyone’s resolutions are still in full swing.  Getting healthy and fit is usually right up there at the top of the list of things to improve …
  • Market Yourself in 2015!

    Market Yourself in 2015!

    The New Year has arrived, and it brings with it a chance to create a new you and make a fresh start. Lots of people make New Year resolutions that focus on physical fitness challenges or losing weight, but what …
  • Eat and Run!

    Eat and Run!

      Now that the New Year’s celebrations and the first week of 2015 are behind us, it is time to start checking into the exciting and fun local events coming up in 2015. One of the main events scheduled for …
  • Welcome to the New Year 2015!

    Welcome to the New Year 2015!

      Welcome to the New Year 2015!   Did you make any New Year resolutions or have any New Year resolutions in mind for this New Year?   Resolutions are always hard to keep, but it is possible to achieve …
  • An Islander New Year

    An Islander New Year

    So the year 2014 has come to an end and what better way to celebrate New Year’s eve than on of the world’s best beaches, surrounded by loved ones around a bonfire. This ritual has been going on for years …
  • Your 2015 goals won’t fail…if you try this simple strategy

    Your 2015 goals won’t fail…if you try this simple strategy

    So here we are, another year gone, Christmas is less than one week away, and I am sure you are all starting to think about your ‘New Years’ Resolutions’ for 2015 right?   We all have good intentions for the …
  • Christmas movies we love!

    Christmas movies we love!

    Ah, it’s ‘that’ time of year again. The holiday season is in full swing and it is always busy busy, whether out celebrating with your work colleagues, catching up with friends or simply shopping till you drop, Christmas, although fun …
  • How Important is Wellness in the Workplace?

    How Important is Wellness in the Workplace?

    The definition of wellness is associated with the quality/state of your mind, body and health, particularly due to a conscientious effort – but how important is this when related to the work place environment?   There is a vast amount …
  • Anthony Robbins’ 5 Top Tips for Rapport Building

    Anthony Robbins’ 5 Top Tips for Rapport Building

    Anthony Robbins has built an excellent reputation in motivational speaking over the past 3 decades. Tony has shared some exceptionally informative tips on how to get what you want by building rapport with people. In a recent seminar, Tony explained …
  • Recruitment is key to success; so are your existing staff

    Recruitment is key to success; so are your existing staff

    During times of expansion, restructuring and general movement within a business, it is easy, perhaps even correct, to focus on nothing but the excitement of building your staff, increasing your numbers, always looking to the next hire. But here lies …
  • SteppingStones Big Game Rooftop Party!

    SteppingStones Big Game Rooftop Party!

    On Thursday 22nd May, the ladies of SteppingStones were thrilled to host the Cayman National Rugby Team along with their coaches and managers, and the additional sponsors of the SteppingStones Big Game – Cayman Islands V USA South. As the …
  • SteppingStones Big Game 4

    SteppingStones Big Game 4

    SteppingStones Recruitment, the premier Recruitment, Training and Development Company in the Cayman Islands, is delighted to announce their partnership with The Cayman Rugby Football Union (CFRU) to bring SteppingStones Big Game 4. Over the past three years, the Cayman Big …
  • SteppingStones proudly sponsored the CFA Cayman Islands Society Conference

    SteppingStones proudly sponsored the CFA Cayman Islands Society Conference

    SteppingStones proudly sponsored the CFA Cayman Islands Society Conference last Thursday at George Town Yacht Club and picked up some excellent tips for potential CFA candidates: Tips: 1. Prepare, you should ensure that you dedicate at least 300 hours for …
  • Breaking Through The Glass Ceiling

    Breaking Through The Glass Ceiling

    Cayman has its fair share of high achieving women within the workplace, especially within Government. The Chief Immigration Officer, Information Commissioner, Complaints Commissioner, Education Minister and Speaker of the House are all women. Still the scales are largely tilted in …
  • SteppingStones strengthens Young Parent Services

    SteppingStones strengthens Young Parent Services

    Young parents who are participating in the Family Resource Centre’s Young Parent Services are currently enjoying some instruction from recruitment and training specialists SteppingStones, whose staff have been donating their time in order to help the participants improve their skills, …
  • New recruitment expert joins SteppingStones

    New recruitment expert joins SteppingStones

    Recruitment and training specialists SteppingStones is excited to announce the expansion of its Temp Support Team to include new employee, Ms Chelsea Flynn, who brings her considerable knowledge and experience to the organisation. Originally from England, Chelsea relocated to Cayman …
  • SteppingStones helps to dish up Music on the Menu

    SteppingStones helps to dish up Music on the Menu

    Helping to raise funds for worthy causes, Music on the Menu is a must-attend event held three times a year to great acclaim by music lovers across the island. Recruitment and training specialists, SteppingStones, are delighted to be part of …
  • SteppingStones working with Cayman’s youth

    SteppingStones working with Cayman’s youth

    When it comes to the business of recruitment and training, young people in Cayman are receiving some excellent education and advice from SteppingStones. The training and recruitment specialists recently attended the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre’s (CIFEC) Careers Fair, and …
  • Stepping Up for the Community

    Stepping Up for the Community

    SteppingStones General Manager, Ms Ciara Aspinall, recently presented a donation of $695 to the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, which was accepted on behalf of the organisation by Ms Nicola Martyn.  The donation was part of SteppingStones’ “Stepping Up for the …
  • Discovering a Holiday at Home

    Discovering a Holiday at Home

    On several occasions we have expressed the importance of vacations, and the importance of switching off from work and having some time out to recharge the batteries. For many, the idea of a vacation is jetting off the island to …
  • Michelle completes SHRM Global Learning System

    Michelle completes SHRM Global Learning System

    Michelle Gibbon, Staffing Coordinator at SteppingStones Recruitment, is delighted to have successfully completed a three-month Executive Training course through SHRM, held at the local University College of the Cayman Islands. The course ran from September through to the end of …
  • Busy day on the courses – all for good causes!

    Busy day on the courses – all for good causes!

      Friday saw the North Sound Golf Club in Grand Cayman hosting over one hundred golfers playing in the all day Mo-Open Golf Tournament.   This is one of the many fundraising events which take place as part Movember.  All the …
  • Tickled Pink for Breast Cancer

    Tickled Pink for Breast Cancer

    On Friday 12th October, SteppingStones participated in the “dress pink” day in aid of Breast Cancer awareness. The entire office donned their most glamorous pink attire and spent the whole day trying to exercise their most ‘pink’ attitudes. In addition …
  • SteppingStones Supports Big Brothers Big Sisters Cayman

    SteppingStones Supports Big Brothers Big Sisters Cayman

    SteppingStones Recruitment have set up a program where our internal and external staff can opt to have a portion of their earnings go towards a Charitable Donations fund which SteppingStones then matches every month. Each month we present the donation …
  • Cayman teams compete at the Caribbean Classic Golf Tournament in the Dominican Republic

    Cayman teams compete at the Caribbean Classic Golf Tournament in the Dominican Republic

    Emma Woodhouse was 1 of 20 golfers from Cayman who made the trip last week to the world famous Casa de Campo golf resort on the southern coast of the Dominican Republic.  There were approximately 170 players taking part from …
  • SteppingStones is proud to sponsor a hole at upcoming golf championship!

    SteppingStones is proud to sponsor a hole at upcoming golf championship!

      SteppingStones is proud to be supporting the Cayman Islands Golf Association by sponsoring one of the holes at the Cayman Islands National Golf Championship which is scheduled to take place on May 12-13 at the North Sound Club and. …
  • SteppingStones’ Emma Woodhouse to represent Cayman in the Caribbean Classic 2012

    SteppingStones’ Emma Woodhouse to represent Cayman in the Caribbean Classic 2012

    Every year the Caribbean Golf Association, the governing body for amateur golf in the region, organises a tournament called the Caribbean Classic. The event is designed to allow players of all abilities to play against others at the same level …
  • Doggywood: Unleashed

    Doggywood: Unleashed

    On Friday September 30th, some of SteppingStones’ staff took part in the Cayman Islands Humane Society fashion show, Doggywood: Fashion Unleashed. Held at the Ritz Carlton, the red carpet event included a fashion show (dog and human!), buffet, fashion boutique, …
  • SteppingStones offers MYERS-BRIGGS® TYPE INDICATOR (MBTI)

    SteppingStones offers MYERS-BRIGGS® TYPE INDICATOR (MBTI)

    The powerful MBTI® assessment tool can help your organisation’s employees:   1.Learn how to communicate more effectively by understanding others better;   2.Work better with people who act and react differently from themselves;   3.Be more effective as individuals both …
  • SteppingStones welcomes international marketing consultant to the team

    SteppingStones welcomes international marketing consultant to the team

    Over the last few months we have been working with Megan Collins on our website, in particular the enhancements of our social networking links. Megan graduated from Newcastle University in June 2010 with an Honours Degree in Business and Marketing, …
  • Pams CIPD Success

    Pams CIPD Success

    It has been Pam’s long term goal to become CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) qualified and in August 2010 Pam successfully passed her final exams. The CIPD is the UK’s leading professional body for individuals involved in management …
  • Designs on Architecture for Young Caymanian

    Designs on Architecture for Young Caymanian

    Young Caymanian, Rita Ebanks, is realizing her dream thanks to a Government scholarship and co-sponsorship from Evolving Island and Steppingstones Recruitment Ltd. Rita left Cayman in January 2010 to travel New England Institute of Technology in Rhode Island, to start …
  • SteppingStones- Proud Sponsors of the Chamber of Commerce Be Informed Series

    SteppingStones- Proud Sponsors of the Chamber of Commerce Be Informed Series

    SteppingStones is delighted to be ongoing and active supporters of The Cayman Islands Chamber Of Commerce and recently sponsored the second of their Be Informed series presentations. The event was held on 26th May 2010 at The Westin Hotel. Mrs. …
  • SteppingStones Welcomes New Staff Member, Theresa Hydes, to their expanding team

    SteppingStones Welcomes New Staff Member, Theresa Hydes, to their expanding team

    SteppingStones Recruitment Ltd extends a warm welcome to the latest addition to their team, Caymanian Theresa Hydes. Theresa joins the team as Administrative Assistant with responsibility for supporting the Recruitment, Immigration and Payroll areas of business. “Theresa has proven herself to …
  • More golfing success for SteppingStones’ Training Professional Emma Woodhouse

    More golfing success for SteppingStones’ Training Professional Emma Woodhouse

    The Cayman Islands Amateur Golf Championships were held over the weekend of 24th and 25th April. There were a number of different competitions for both men and ladies. Emma played in the “net” ladies competition where the golfer’s actual gross score is …
  • SteppingStones at the Career, Education, Training & Job Expo

    SteppingStones at the Career, Education, Training & Job Expo

    Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual Career, Education, Training & Job Expo on Friday, 19th March and Saturday, 20th March at the Family Life Centre on Walkers Road.  SteppingStones will be participating both by having an information …
  • SteppingStones sponsors the 2010 Cayman Arts Festival

    SteppingStones sponsors the 2010 Cayman Arts Festival

    Steppingstones is proud to be a major sponsor of this year’s Cayman Arts Festival, running from Friday 5th – Friday 13th February 2010. The Cayman Arts Festival has grown considerably since it first began 2004. It was the idea of …
  • A Friendly Welcome at SteppingStones!

    A Friendly Welcome at SteppingStones!

    SteppingStones Recruitment Ltd and Evolving Island Group of Companies are delighted to welcome Larissa Montoya-Berry to their growing team. Larissa has taken up the position of receptionist and administrative assistant to the four companies Kariba, Livingstone, Charterland and SteppingStones located at …
  • Stride Against Cancer

    Stride Against Cancer

    Members of the SteppingStones in-house and support staff team enjoyed a busy morning on their Water Aide station on West Bay Road, on Sunday 24th January 2010.  This is the third year that SteppingStones has sponsorred a stand at the Cayman …
  • Certificate in Human Resource Studies

    Certificate in Human Resource Studies

    Throughout 2009, the Cayman Island Society of Human Recource Professional (CISHRP) ran a six part programme of seminars to prepare participants to receive a Certificate in Human Resource Studies awarded by the Society. At the end of each seminar, participants were …
  • SteppingStones Does it Right: Rebranding and Relocating in a Recession, July 2009

    SteppingStones Does it Right: Rebranding and Relocating in a Recession, July 2009

    SteppingStones, Cayman’s recruitment specialists, flexed their muscles this week as they unveiled a revitalized brand identity and announced their office space expansion, relocating to the new Fidelity Financial Centre on West Bay Road. Despite the cautious culture defining today’s slow …
  • SteppingStones is proud to be a sponsor of the Cayman Squash Open, May 2009

    SteppingStones is proud to be a sponsor of the Cayman Squash Open, May 2009

    SteppingStones was excited to be one of the sponsors of the Cayman Squash Open, which ran from May 5th – May 10th 2009.  The competition boasted some of the top male and female competitors ever to compete in the Caribbean. …
  • Step Ahead in Your Career Workshop for Young Caymanians, March 2009

    Step Ahead in Your Career Workshop for Young Caymanians, March 2009

    In a follow up to this year’s Careers Expo, Stepping Stones Recruitment Training and Development Ltd, provided a personalised workshop to a group of young Caymanians.  The workshop was designed to assist participants in resume writing, gain confidence in their …
  • STARRS Programme Annual Job Fair

    STARRS Programme Annual Job Fair

    On Wednesday, 20th July 2011 SteppingStones was delighted to host a booth at the Department of Children & Family Services STARRS Programme annual Job Fair. STARRS (Support Towards Autonomy Retraining and Self-Sufficiency) was launched by the Department in 2004 to assist people in securing employment. “It …
  • Pam is an Ironman!

    Pam is an Ironman!

    Congratulations to our own super-athletic Pam Travers who completed the Ironman Switzerland on Sunday, July 10th with an incredible time of 12 hours 41 minutes!  Pam has regularly competed in marathons and trials and completed a half Ironman in Florida …
  • SteppingStones attends the 8th Annual CISHRP Conference

    SteppingStones attends the 8th Annual CISHRP Conference

    On Thursday 19th May, SteppingStones Recruitment Ltd. partners Milly Serpell and Ciara Aspinall were happy to attend the 8th Annual Cayman Islands Society of Human Resources Professionals conference at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort. The conference was themed “Grow” and was chaired by Mrs. …
  • SteppingStones donates to the NCVO Nadine Andreas Residential Foster Home

    SteppingStones donates to the NCVO Nadine Andreas Residential Foster Home

    In March 2011, the Nadine Andreas Residential Foster Home was the beneficiary of the monthly donation. SteppingStones purchased a much needed basketball hoop to replace an old broken version, as well as donating almost $250 worth of cinema vouchers. In addition, St. Ignatius …
  • Pam Wins Ladies Division in First Two of Cayman Classic Cycling Series

    Pam Wins Ladies Division in First Two of Cayman Classic Cycling Series

    We were all thrilled for SteppingStones own Pam Travers who has won the first two out of five bike races in the Cayman Classic, Caymans premier cycling series. The series kicked off on Sunday May 1st with a 5k individual time trial.  Super-athletic …
  • SteppingStones Helps to Prepare the Workforce of Tomorrow at John Gray High School

    SteppingStones Helps to Prepare the Workforce of Tomorrow at John Gray High School

    On Wednesday May 10th, Ciara Aspinall was pleased to provide a presentation to 194 students from John Gray High School.  All students who attended came dressed in professional attire, as they would if they were going to work, and were eager …
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