6 Easy Techniques to Develop Your Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence is one of the most sought-after job skills, with over 70% of hiring managers acknowledging that they rate emotional intelligence over a high IQ when it comes to finding the right person for their team.   And little wonder: Emotional intelligence dictates performance to a stagg [...]

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7 Key Strategies to Building a Successful Employer Brand

In a difficult market with low unemployment rates, candidate and skills shortages and fierce competition, it's fair to say any competitive advantage you can give your organisation in the hunt for and retention of talent is key to your continuing success. The statistics on company reputation speak fo [...]

2018-02-07T08:14:31+00:00 By |Categories: Clients, Recruitment|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 7 Key Strategies to Building a Successful Employer Brand

Counter Offers And Their Potential Impact On Your Career

With another year underway, many people are ready for a new challenge and thinking about changing their organisation as they develop their career.  Movement can happen in any organisation your manager is probably prepared for a couple of resignations. That doesn’t mean that they won’t fight for good [...]

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7 Key Steps to Creating a Happy Work Environment

As, on average, we spend in the UK in excess of 40 hours, paid and unpaid hours at work each week,  it's fundamental to ensure our work environment is a happy one. Let's face it, as an employee, if you're not happy, it's going to have a significant impact on your everyday life and well being and as [...]

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What Personality Traits Should You Hire Into Your Organisation?

Recently we wrote a blog on, how to develop your  talent pipeline. This post has sparked various interesting conversations with clients about personalities, hiring and what makes a good recruit.  The truth and the answer is; it depends!  Probably not the answer you were hoping for was it? The fact i [...]

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Mr Wormwood, Reputation and Recruitment

"A Rae of Light" -Blog 2 When I  had to climb in through the passenger door because I could no longer open the driver's door and the heating stopped working, I reached the sad conclusion that it was time for a new car. I loved my Fiat 500 but as things  started going drastically wrong and I was feel [...]

2018-01-24T14:41:52+00:00 By |Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Mr Wormwood, Reputation and Recruitment

How To Develop Your Talent Pipeline

In a recent post on our Lucy Walker Recruitment Blog, we talked about how much recruitment has changed in the last 25 years.  Logically it reflects business changes in general and the desire that every organisation has to develop a motivated and engaged team that deliver consistently.  As we have me [...]

2018-01-18T14:54:29+00:00 By |Categories: Clients|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How To Develop Your Talent Pipeline

6 Key Steps to finding your Perfect Employee ….The Hunt for the Purple Squirrel

   OK.... So, you are probably thinking why are we talking about Purple Squirrels in connection with finding Perfect Employees? Well, to explain, a purple squirrel is also a term used in HR and recruiting circles to describe those rare flawless candidates who would be considered absolutely perf [...]

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The Need for Employers to be Flexible with Your Working !

A Parent's View:- As I sit here with my laptop on one knee and a poorly toddler asleep on the other, it brings me to reflect on how fortunate I am in my role and with my company to be so understanding and appreciate flexible working within the workplace. Many parents 'struggle with the juggle' of wo [...]

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#Findanewjobthursday… An Infographic Series

#Findanewjobthursday... An Infographic Series  Hi, it's Daisy here ! I'm a resourcer at Lucy Walker Recruitment. What's a resourcer you ask? Well, a resourcer here at Lucy Walker Recruitment is someone who is involved in the first stages of attraction, screening and finding of people we identify thr [...]

2018-01-11T16:39:50+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates, Career, Recruitment|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #Findanewjobthursday… An Infographic Series