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What Makes A Great Business Development Manager?

What Makes A Great Business Development Manager? Continues our series of the traits and attributes of high performers in the commercial world.   Last time we shared what makes a great sales manager. Today we want to jump across the fence and talk about business development stars.    Business De [...]

2017-11-09T13:22:59+00:00 By |Categories: Recruitment|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on What Makes A Great Business Development Manager?

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…

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 [...]

2017-09-13T14:07:03+00:00 By |Categories: Clients|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How to Create a LinkedIn Profile for Your Job Search

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 [...]

2017-09-13T12:41:51+00:00 By |Categories: Clients|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Motivational Meetings: How to Run Motivational and Inspiring Team Meetings

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

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 [...]

2017-08-16T14:37:55+00:00 By |Categories: Clients|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Why Every Organisation Needs an Induction Plan for Their New Hires

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 [...]

2017-08-15T17:57:35+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 7 Easy Ways to Handle Interview Stress

How to Turn Work Overwhelm into Organisation

Even the best of us can experience the dreaded ‘o’ word. No, not overworking, that is the subject of another post. Instead, it’s the overwhelm word; can you relate? I bet you can. It’s a common experience that seems to be more prevalent today than ever before. When I started Lucy Walker Recruitment  [...]

2017-07-26T09:18:46+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How to Turn Work Overwhelm into Organisation

Is It Time To Use Science When It Comes To Recruiting Business Critical Roles?

With a global skills shortage and a pattern of key new hires not always staying in the post, is it time to consider using a scientific approach when you recruit individuals into your business-critical roles? With consistent research informing: It’s key people, not products that grow our organisation [...]

2017-07-26T16:43:36+00:00 By |Categories: Clients|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Is It Time To Use Science When It Comes To Recruiting Business Critical Roles?

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 !