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Interview Skills For Hiring Managers: Are Your Skills Fit For Purpose?

In the past few posts, we have highlighted some of the common hiring mistakes that are still happening in organisations today. We are on a mission here at Lucy Walker Recruitment to help organisations understand where the process is going wrong and critically how to fix it.  We have shared 5 classic [...]

2017-12-06T11:22:17+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Interview Skills For Hiring Managers: Are Your Skills Fit For Purpose?

National Minimum Wage to Increase

Following yesterday's budget the LPC's recommendations on hourly rates were ratified. What does this mean ? Wef 1st April 2018 National Living Wage will increase as follows:- Workers aged 25 and over -from £7.50 to £7.83 per hour Workers aged 21 to 24 -from £7.05 to £7.38 per hour Workers aged 18 to [...]

2017-11-23T09:38:41+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates, Clients, News, Recruitment|Tags: , , |Comments Off on National Minimum Wage to Increase

Christmas/ New Year Temporary Workers Timesheet Deadlines

Christmas Timesheet Deadline for Lucy Walker Recruitment Temporary Workers:-   Hours worked between Monday 11th – Sunday 17th December Timesheets must be received by 10:00am on Monday 18th December, for payment on  Friday 22nd December. Hours worked between Monday 18th – Sunday 24th December  D [...]

2017-11-20T19:17:24+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates, Employers, News, Recruitment|Tags: , |Comments Off on Christmas/ New Year Temporary Workers Timesheet Deadlines

5 (Important) Ways To Handle Interview Rejection

Here at LWR we have placed approaching  100,000 candidates into roles that are both temporary and permanent.  However not every employer we work with has said yes to a candidate, and therefore we have a lot of experience of talking to and helping candidates who were ‘rejected’ during the interview p [...]

2017-10-24T12:58:59+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 5 (Important) Ways To Handle Interview Rejection

Body Language: How It Can Help Or Hinder Your Interview

In a recent post about interview rejection, we shared insight about our body language and how often it communicates a message we aren’t aware of.  If that is the case how important is body language when it comes to communication and interviews?  Very relevant it would seem.    The Impact Of Body Lan [...]

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How Recruitment has changed over the last 25 years…

With 25 years in the industry, Lucy Walker Recruitment have seen a variety of changes. The recruitment process itself hasn’t really changed; the process of applying for a job, attending an interview, followed by an offer or rejection, still remains the core process… But, technology advancements have [...]

2017-10-20T15:09:31+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates, Career, Clients, Employers, News, Recruitment|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How Recruitment has changed over the last 25 years…

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?