Take the LWR Online Christmas Quiz and be in with the chance of Winning a Prize!

The Lucy Walker Recruitment Christmas Quiz Our  online Quiz is now Live ! What Does It Involve? It’s straightforward to enter. There are 12 questions. All you have to do is click this link . Final deadline for entries is Midday on Wednesday 13th of December 2017. What Can I Win? Correct entries will [...]

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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 [...]

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How much do you know about Christmas?

The Lucy Walker Recruitment Christmas Quiz With less than 3 weeks until Santa arrives, we thought it was time for some festive fun and about time we launched the Lucy Walker Recruitment Christmas quiz. Think you know everything there is to know about Christmas; both the obscure and obvious? Then thi [...]

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25 Years on, The Most Important Day is Still Tomorrow!

On 1st December, it was 25 years since Lucy Walker  opened for business as Lucy Walker Recruitment on Wellington Street, Leeds. With 3 Years experience under her belt since starting as a School Leaver at Wagstaff and Ellis in Leeds, she took the opportunity, following redundancy, to go it alone in 1 [...]

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Sunday Night Jitters, Public Transport and my First week in Recruitment !

It’s Sunday night and I’ve got the jitters. Usually this particular time of the week is reserved for the feeling of dread and reluctance to go back to work. This week however, I’m nervous but very excited to start my new job at Lucy Walker Recruitment! The week before, I had travelled to the Leeds H [...]

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Lucy Walker Recruitment Raise £2617 for Candlelighters Charity as They Mark 25 Years in Business.

Director Mark Woffenden and Event Organiser Christina Shiels from Lucy Walker Recruitment were delighted to meet up with Gina Trotter (Left of Picture) from Candlelighters recently to present the cheque for £2617 raised for the Yorkshire based Children's Cancer Charity. A team of 15 battle hardened [...]

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5 Classic Commerical Hiring Mistakes To Avoid Next Year

As we cycle at a rapid rate to the end of another year, its typical for all of us to review the work/career challenges we have had and as a hiring manager one of the critical areas that raise’s its head is often our hiring mistakes.  The U.S. department of labour suggests the cost of a bad hire is a [...]

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The Lion King, a Cancelled Train and the Trials and Tribulations of a Mummy Recruiter!

As a working mummy I’m so lucky to be able to juggle both work and home life; the benefits of this are treating my boys or as I sometimes refer to it as ‘working mum guilt’! Anyway, we took our two monkeys on a surprise trip to London to see the Lion King which was supposed to be a fun family day ou [...]

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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

Building High Performance Teams: A Step By Step Plan

Here at Lucy Walker Recruitment, we work with organisations of every shape and size in the commercial sector, from large global corporates to smaller family run SMEs.  Every company we work with has one thing in common: They all want to build a high-performance team.  Having a great product or servi [...]

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