The 5 Step Graduate Guide to Securing Your First Job

Graduate roles? The exams are over and that final holiday with your ‘besties'  is coming to an end. As you sip your last Pina Colada or Mojito at the beach, it’s time to plan for the career of your dreams. In today’s post, we share our guide for grads. At Lucy Walker, we have been supporting graduat [...]

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Winner of the Yorkshire PA of the Year 2017 announced…..

The Awards ceremony and dinner for the prestigious Yorkshire PA of the Year Awards, sponsored by Lucy Walker Recruitment, were held on Thursday 22nd June 2017. Over 300 Teams and individuals from across  Yorkshire celebrated some outstanding personal and collective achievements, as the 14 categories [...]

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3 Guaranteed Ways to Adapt to Your New Company Culture

The deal is done. Contracts are signed your leaving ‘do’ is imminent and your current desk is all packed away; onwards to the next step in your career. I am sure you are excited about your new role, and yet I wonder if there is a touch of trepidation as you join a new organisation and all that this [...]

2017-06-21T11:47:22+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 3 Guaranteed Ways to Adapt to Your New Company Culture

What Makes an Outstanding Office Manager?

I recently read an amusing, yet touching, poem on LinkedIn penned by a CEO lamenting that their Office Manager had left for pastures new and how much they were missed. As we continue our series here at LWR on what makes people stand out in numerous commercial roles, it’s time to shine the spotlight [...]

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‘Manchester’s got everything except a beach’!

Manchester…. “Manchester is the belly and guts of the Nation” - George Orwell “......we do things differently here” - Anthony Wilson "The thing about Manchester is...it all comes from here" - Liam Gallagher “Manchester’s got everything except a beach “ - Ian Brown "Manchester is a working class city [...]

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Judges announced for Receptionist of the Year Award

With nominations now closed for Receptionist of the Year, we are delighted to announce our Independent Judges for this award....Denise Oyston and Sharon Newey.   Denise and Sharon will now begin the painstaking task of sifting through the numerous applications to consider the relative merits of [...]

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Lucy Walker Recruitment Looking into New Market Opportunities.

A press release appeared in various on-line business and recruitment sites recently. A copy of the article is detailed below for information. https://www.insidermedia.com/insider/yorkshire/recruitment-firm-looking-into-new-markets "As has been our strategy over the last 12 months , we are continuing [...]

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Lucy Walker Recruitment host Women in Business Drinks Mixer

Thursday 1st June saw the launch of the first in a series of events organised by our Manchester team. Lucy Walker Recruitment have teamed up with Smartworks Charity in Greater Manchester to run a number of business and networking events over the coming months to support women in the area during the [...]

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What Makes A Great Personal Assistant In Today’s Commercial World?

Later this month we are one of the proud sponsors of The PA Hub Awards. The judging has now taken place and the awards night is happening on Thursday, June 22nd at Elland Road Banqueting Suite. You can book tickets here. As we continue our blog series on what makes exceptional employees in various c [...]

7 Ways To Boost Your Confidence In Your New Role

It’s happened to the best of us. We have gone through the interview process and then the magic phone call arrives! “You have got the job.” After the initial euphoria has died down, a slight unease creeps over you as you wonder if you are really up for this amazing opportunity. You have wanted to mov [...]