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Exciting news for all Lucy Walker Temps this week

As the Team are away doing the Yorkshire Three Peaks Charity Challenge this Friday, all Temporary Workers will be paid on Thursday 28th September 2017 this week rather than the normal day of Friday 29th September 2017, so a day early. Skeleton staff will be in the Office on Friday to deal with any q [...]

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Life after Redundancy… Your 4 Step Plan

  Step 1 - Reflection Redundancies invariably come "out of the blue" and as a complete shock to the system and you will undoubtedly go through a range of emotions in the initial aftermath ranging from anger to shock to worry to in some instances relief that a decision has been made to allow you [...]

2017-09-07T15:17:24+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates, Career|Tags: , |Comments Off on Life after Redundancy… Your 4 Step Plan

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

When Your Career Stalls What Next?

As we rapidly approach the end of summer, I am sure you will have taken time to reflect over the holidays on your career and the work goals you set in January.  How are your goals panning out?  Are you where you want to be in your career ?  Have those opportunities you were promised come to fruition [...]

2017-08-16T14:38:36+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on When Your Career Stalls What Next?

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

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 !

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 graduat [...]

2017-09-20T11:13:07+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