Taking your first steps onto the career ladder after education can be very exciting – everything is new and you probably have a lot of questions!
We offer lots of free services to support you while you discover the opportunities that are within your reach.
Our team of recruitment experts use their experience to guide you towards industries and jobs that they know will be an ideal match. We have a wonderful ability to see skills in you that you can’t always see yourself!
I was really excited to start my first job but just didn’t know what steps to take to get there. Rowlands were amazing! They answered all my questions and guided me through the entire process, taking the time to explain everything I wasn’t sure about so that I felt comfortable. Thank you!
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Junior Analyst | Investment Operations
An innovative business are seeking a highly analytical and motivated graduate to join their growing team in Jersey.Working with a highly skilled team, you will assist with the management of digital custody services including client relationship management, transaction processing and reporting.If you are looking for an exciting, fast-paced career opportunity and have an interest in fintech/cryptocurrency, this could be the opportunity for you.Experience and skills required:Strong academic background and excellent numerical skillsGraduate with a statistical or analytical degree, ideally sciences, maths, engineering, business, economics or similar Ability to communicate concisely and persuasively both in writing and verballyProactive approach to tasks and ability to work using own initiativeIf you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.View details
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Trainee Accounts Preparer
An independent trust company that has been celebrated for their exceptional client service and highly qualified and professional team, is seeking a Trainee Accounts Preparer to join their growing business.With offices around the globe, this independent organisation provides a great network where you can gain access to unique opportunities in other locations, to enhance your skill set, and experience another culture to build your professional network.Responsibilities will include:Drafting financial statements for basic trust and company accounts Calculating and accounting for year-end provisions, including expenses and foreign currency revaluations Posting bookkeeping entries to ledgers Providing periodic reporting for clients or intermediaries as required Reviewing and reconciling entity ledgers in advance of accounts preparation Experience and skills required:Strong academic backgroundWilling to study towards a relevant professional qualificationConfident using Microsoft excel Good time management and organisation skills Ability to work well within a teamIf you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email email@example.comWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.View details
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Trainee Trust Administrator
Pursue a stimulating career in an independent financial services group, committed to giving staff the opportunity to learn and develop so they reach their full potential and in turn achieve their own personal goals. This is a fantastic opportunity offering interesting, varied and challenging work in a supportive and rewarding environment.If you are a highly motivated and driven graduate or school leaver, looking to start your career in the trust sector within a global organisation where you will grow and diversify your skill set, get in touch today.Responsibilities will include:Preparing cheques and processing bank transfersAssisting with and completing new business take on formsOpening bank accounts and completing checklistsReconciling statementsEnsuring any risk issues are reported to the Directors and compliance teamExperience and skills required:Strong academic backgroundExcellent interpersonal skillsGood time management skillsWillingness to study towards a professional qualificationIf you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.View details
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I’m new to this, why should I use a recruitment agency?
We always say that just one interview with us can open a hundred doors! We have access to jobs across many industries and have a skill for understanding what industry you’re really suited to. Graduates and trainees are in a unique position – you’re in high demand which is very exciting but means there can be some competition. Using an agency can give you an edge improving your chances of getting a great job that you love! Our team manage the whole process, from the minute you sit down with us for a chat, we can handle everything for and with you – even reviewing your CV and guiding you right through the interview stage up until we know you’re happy and settled into your new position.
I don't have any previous work experience, what do I write on my CV?
Highlight education courses you have completed. Employers like to see what education you have completed and any other courses that could highlight your skills. For example, a sports coaching course may not seem like it will be relevant to an office based role but having done the course, you will have shown that you are motivated, can encourage others and work well within a team. Elaborate on any volunteer work. List your volunteer experience as you would any other job with the overall title and a summary of the duties you carried out; highlight skills that you applied to carry out the role, any that you have acquired and any relevant accomplishments. Volunteering whilst you’re looking for a job also demonstrates your interest in the environment around you and your enthusiasm to learn and develop, which leads nicely onto the next point.
I’ve written my CV, what’s next?
Writing your first CV can be a challenge and there is lots of help online. After having a chat with you, we will be able to advise you of any changes we think your CV would benefit from and we will write up your introduction profile for each role we apply for on your behalf, so that it reflects who you are and compliments your CV.
I have been asked to interview but I feel nervous!
We offer interview coaching and practice, our candidates feel more prepared after having a run through with us. To help you a little bit more we also provide you with lots of information about each company and the culture so you can feel at ease and enjoy the job search!
My interview went well but I haven’t heard anything?
The interview and HR processes can take a little while depending on the organisation. You can call your Rowlands Consultant anytime for an update. Often the employer will provide us with an update. Once we have their feedback we will be able to guide you through the best next steps.
I am looking for short term or flexible work
Maybe you’ve just finished university and you’re looking to expand your knowledge and skills, maybe you’re saving up for a gap year or further study or you could be on a career break. We know that you might be open to seeing which role or industry is best suited to you and you want to try a few out, we can place you in a temporary or contract role that meets your current requirements, even if they change! Temping while seeking a permanent position is very popular, in fact some temporary assignments can result with an offer of permanent work!