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How to Create a LinkedIn Profile for Your Job Search

If you are a candidate looking for a new role there are two areas to pay attention to; one is a CV, and the other is your LinkedIn profile.    The Job Search Is Changing  Google is the biggest search engine in the UK, and it loves LinkedIn. A well-structured LinkedIn profile could well appear a [...]

2017-09-13T14:07:03+00:00 By |Categories: Clients|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How to Create a LinkedIn Profile for Your Job Search

Motivational Meetings: How to Run Motivational and Inspiring Team Meetings

Motivational meetings? We have all been there, haven’t we? That meeting that was atrociously run, with a weak agenda and no specific actions to take away. It was anything but motivational.  However, it doesn’t matter if you are a blue-chip corporate or a micro organisation in the centre of Leeds. Yo [...]

2017-09-13T12:41:51+00:00 By |Categories: Clients|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Motivational Meetings: How to Run Motivational and Inspiring Team Meetings

How to Excel at Your Assessment Centre

Assessment centres are increasingly used in the recruiting process as organisations search out the best employees for their vacant roles.  Here at Lucy Walker Recruitment we are experiencing more organisations than ever using assessment centres at both first and second interview stage.  No matter wh [...]

2017-09-05T15:55:04+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How to Excel at Your Assessment Centre

Why Every Organisation Needs an Induction Plan for Their New Hires

Apple, Booking.Com, Microsoft, Nike, Google and many more growing corporate organisations have an induction plan for their new employees.  Do they know something we don’t know? Probably not, apart from the fact that new hires need an onboarding process to give them the best chance of success in thei [...]

2017-08-16T14:37:55+00:00 By |Categories: Clients|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Why Every Organisation Needs an Induction Plan for Their New Hires

7 Easy Ways to Handle Interview Stress

Interview stress is common, and in honesty, everyone is likely to experience it at one time or another in their life.  Logical when you stand back and appreciate how important an interview is.   This is your opportunity to advance your career. However, the hiring manager or interview panel must be c [...]

2017-08-15T17:57:35+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 7 Easy Ways to Handle Interview Stress

How to Turn Work Overwhelm into Organisation

Even the best of us can experience the dreaded ‘o’ word. No, not overworking, that is the subject of another post. Instead, it’s the overwhelm word; can you relate? I bet you can. It’s a common experience that seems to be more prevalent today than ever before. When I started Lucy Walker Recruitment  [...]

2017-07-26T09:18:46+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How to Turn Work Overwhelm into Organisation

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 [...]

2017-07-26T16:43:36+00:00 By |Categories: Clients|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Is It Time To Use Science When It Comes To Recruiting Business Critical Roles?

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