How to Plan Your Management Career

You love the job you do and yet deep down you know you were meant to do more. You respect and admire the managers in your organisation and wonder what needs to happen for you to become a manager too.  At LWR we have helped many individuals progress their career, starting out as a trainee through to [...]

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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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How to Create a LinkedIn Profile for Your Job Search

If you are a candidate looking for a new role there are two areas to pay attention to; one is a CV, and the other is your LinkedIn profile.    The Job Search Is Changing  Google is the biggest search engine in the UK, and it loves LinkedIn. A well-structured LinkedIn profile could well appear a [...]

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Motivational Meetings: How to Run Motivational and Inspiring Team Meetings

Motivational meetings? We have all been there, haven’t we? That meeting that was atrociously run, with a weak agenda and no specific actions to take away. It was anything but motivational.  However, it doesn’t matter if you are a blue-chip corporate or a micro organisation in the centre of Leeds. Yo [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Why Now is the Time to ENGAGE !

  Like it or not we now live in a "review" society  where the aloof drinks waiter, the ignorant holiday representative and the horrendously uncomfortable bed will inevitably find their perceived faults plastered over one of the many social media review sites with limited "right of reply". Recru [...]

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Why Every Organisation Needs an Induction Plan for Their New Hires

Apple, Booking.Com, Microsoft, Nike, Google and many more growing corporate organisations have an induction plan for their new employees.  Do they know something we don’t know? Probably not, apart from the fact that new hires need an onboarding process to give them the best chance of success in thei [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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