Candidate Services

Working in Partnership

The benefits of choosing Thomas & Dessain help to define your role, outline your skills and qualifications, discuss your career aspirations and prepare you for interview. For executives we offer high level preparation for interview by an independent experienced HR consultant specialist advice on salaries with your market section and help to enhance your CV.

Looking for a new role, let us give your CV an edge.

Permanent positions

Perhaps you are taking the next step into senior management or board level roles. Or maybe you're looking for your first role after school or university. Whatever your ambitions, we treat your search for a new role as the incredibly important decision it is.

Every candidate that we work with undergoes the same thorough application and interview preparation process to ensure the position is right for them and that they have the best chance of getting it.

If you're looking for a new challenge, you can trust Thomas & Dessain to find it for you.

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Interim & short-term

Flexibility is a key aspect of the 21st century employment market, and many companies and individuals prefer to work on short-term or interim contracts.

Interim contracts can help fill a gap between travels, or provide a foot in the door at a company you'd like to work for. Whatever the reason for choosing to work on a short-term or interim basis, there are many companies willing to accommodate your needs.

The team at Thomas & Dessain has an extensive network of client contacts, and are able to help you find the ideal short-term position in a wide range of business areas.

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Preparing for your first applications and interviews can be daunting. We provide support with a service specifically for graduates and school leavers.

By helping you prepare as effectively as possible for your job search, we give you the best chance of landing the position you're looking for. We  also get to know you, which means the chances of matching you with an ideal role are hugely enhanced.

We offer:

  • Assistance with CVs
  • Presentation skills training
  • Interview techniques
  • Help with competency-based interview questions
  • Advice on career progression
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Career advice

Finding the right role can be both daunting and exciting, which is why we work closely with our candidates to present them with the best opportunities.

A list all of our clients' publicly advertised roles is on our website, but it can be a good idea to call us first - particularly if you are testing the water.

A consultant with experience and expertise in your chosen sector will be able to advise and guide you, in confidence. They'll let you know about current market conditions and any potential opportunities, along with an indication of remuneration packages, all of which will help you make the right decision.

1-2-1 Mentoring

We believe that today’s high performing students are tomorrow’s leaders. We created 1-2-1 Mentoring to help students and people early in their careers who want to improve their opportunities for progression.

1-2-1 Mentoring is unique in Jersey. It's a bespoke and personal service that matches mentor and client for academic tutoring or professional coaching on an individual and confidential basis. We have a wide range of academic and professional contacts who are able to provide mentoring, tutoring and coaching in a variety of subjects including, AS and A2-Level including Biology, Chemistry, English, Maths, Physics and more.

For more information on 1-2-1 Mentoring and other academic services please email