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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 [...]

2017-07-21T15:23:21+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates, Career, Clients, Employers, News, Recruitment|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Meet Jennifer Brandwood…..The Receptionist of The Year 2017 !

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 [...]

2017-07-20T12:01:19+00:00 By |Categories: Clients|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Attracting Talent To Your Company In A Skills Deficit Market

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 [...]

2017-07-05T10:35:46+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How to Excel in Your New Company In 60 Days

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 graduate [...]

2017-06-29T15:15:41+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on The 5 Step Graduate Guide to Securing Your First Job

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 [...]

2017-06-06T18:10:25+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on What Makes an Outstanding Office Manager?

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 [...]

2017-06-02T16:01:07+00:00 By |Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Lucy Walker Recruitment host Women in Business Drinks Mixer

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 [...]

What Are the Qualities and Skills of a Great Receptionist?

As a well-known commercial recruitment organisation with 25 years’ experience, we are often asked, by clients and candidates alike, what the key skills are for the many different positions available in the commercial sector. Over the next couple of months, we will share a breakdown of ideal qualitie [...]

The 3 Ways to Plan Your Career in A Changing Market

When trouble or opportunity strike in our career, many of us simply allow ourselves to be carried along with the prevailing current, thereby ending up in jobs that we didn’t necessarily choose. We might even apply a lack of planning to all our career choices, happy to carry on as we are until someth [...]