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 [...]

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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

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 !

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 [...]

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 4 (Sure-Fire) Secrets to Boosting Confidence for Your Interview

Important job interviews can reduce the most confidence among us to a bag of nerves, so for those people who suffer debilitating low self-confidence in interview situations, the days before an interview can be downright excruciating. Luckily, there are some proven techniques to get your confidence l [...]

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 [...]

9 Reasons Why Accepting a Temp Role Is A Great Idea

How do you think Simon Cowell and Stephen Spielberg got their starts? No, I wouldn’t have guessed it either: they started their celebrated careers temping. And you can accelerate your career through temp roles too—although we can’t promise that you’ll become a household name. Traditionally, everyone [...]

10 (Easy) Ways to Impress Your New Boss

There is no relationship more important to get right at work than the one you have with your boss, manager or first in command; whichever label you use in your industry. It’s a well-documented fact that 50% of people cite the relationship with their manager as their reason for leaving an organisatio [...]