Yorkshire Day – So What makes Yorkshire so Great? Here’s 15 reasons to start with.

So, its here again, 1st August ......Yorkshire Day ! What is it though, that makes August 1st just that little bit more special than any other day of the Yorkshire year? To give you a bit of history, Yorkshire Day began as a protest movement in 1975 against local government re-organisation the year [...]

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Is It Time To Use Science When It Comes To Recruiting Business Critical Roles?

With a global skills shortage and a pattern of key new hires not always staying in the post, is it time to consider using a scientific approach when you recruit individuals into your business-critical roles? With consistent research informing: It’s key people, not products that grow our organisation [...]

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Meet Jennifer Brandwood…..The Receptionist of The Year 2017 !

Jennifer the person Jennifer comes across as a  warm lively and enthusiastic character both on the phone and in person. She is a keen fitness enthusiast who has a love for yoga and running, both of which she is able to encompass into her working life as well as her personal life. Two years ago, she [...]

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Attracting Talent To Your Company In A Skills Deficit Market

Attracting talent to your company isn’t easy. According to a recent post on Sky News employers are still struggling to fill roles as EU workers are exiting the UK with fears around Brexit. The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) found that while demand for permanent staff continues to gro [...]

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LWR to Launch New Market Offering…..

Lucy Walker Recruitment are to launch a new Market Offering in  Quarter 4 2017 for both existing and prospective Clients. Mark Woffenden, Marketing Director commented, "We have undertaken extensive research of both existing and prospective employers in order to review their thoughts over existing pr [...]

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The Many Reasons Why Employees Leave

Employee retention is as a big a topic as recruitment these days and is the topic for today's post. Remember back in the day when your mum and dad thought that the job you had ‘passed’ the interview for, meant that you would be happy for life? All settled in a good career with two happy parents gloa [...]

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The LWR “Dress for Success” Lunch Event in partnership with Smartworks Charity

On Tuesday 4th July, our Manchester team held their second event in a series of business events in partnership with the charity Smartworks – Greater Manchester. The Event:- The event was held at The Grill on New York Street where their new summer menu was showcased. In excess of 60 guests attended f [...]

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How to Excel in Your New Company In 60 Days

Congratulations you have finally landed that new role you have wanted for ages and are all ready to get going. We have talked about adapting to a new company culture in a previous post. Now let’s explore how to truly excel in your new role. Here at LWR, we have now been placing candidates for approa [...]

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25th Anniversary Plans Announced! #25425

To celebrate 25 years in business, later this year, we are planning a 25 Mile Charity walk, in aid of Candlelighters, the Children's Cancer Charity. Our route will be 'The Yorkshire Three Peaks'. The Yorkshire Three Peaks are situated in the Yorkshire Dales and the challenge consists of climbing the [...]

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And the Winner of Receptionist of the Year 2017 is……….

Jennifer Brandwood of  Zenith Intelligent Vehicle Solutions  Michelle Wilkins (L) with Winner Jennifer Brandwood (R) Following  National Receptionist Day in early May 2017, Lucy Walker Recruitment decided to facilitate a "Receptionist of the Year Award" to recognise the Receptionist and the integral [...]

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