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5 (Important) Ways To Handle Interview Rejection

Here at LWR we have placed approaching  100,000 candidates into roles that are both temporary and permanent.  However not every employer we work with has said yes to a candidate, and therefore we have a lot of experience of talking to and helping candidates who were ‘rejected’ during the interview p [...]

2017-10-24T12:58:59+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 5 (Important) Ways To Handle Interview Rejection

Body Language: How It Can Help Or Hinder Your Interview

In a recent post about interview rejection, we shared insight about our body language and how often it communicates a message we aren’t aware of.  If that is the case how important is body language when it comes to communication and interviews?  Very relevant it would seem.    The Impact Of Body Lan [...]

2017-10-24T11:01:44+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Body Language: How It Can Help Or Hinder Your Interview

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 [...]

2017-09-13T14:28:36+00:00 By |Categories: Clients|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How to Plan Your Management Career

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

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

Delegation Skills: The Important Must Have Skill for All Business Leaders

Delegation skills? The key skill all great leaders need to develop. In one of our recent posts, we covered the topical subject of overwhelm at work. It can happen to any of us.  Its causes are many and varied, and one of the most common reasons is a lack of delegation to other members of your team.  [...]

2017-08-09T16:25:15+00:00 By |Categories: Clients|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Delegation Skills: The Important Must Have Skill for All Business Leaders

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

Attracting Talent To Your Company In A Skills Deficit Market

Attracting talent to your company isn’t easy. According to a recent post on Sky News employers are still struggling to fill roles as EU workers are exiting the UK with fears around Brexit. The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) found that while demand for permanent staff continues to gro [...]

2017-07-20T12:01:19+00:00 By |Categories: Clients|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Attracting Talent To Your Company In A Skills Deficit Market

What Makes an Outstanding Office Manager?

I recently read an amusing, yet touching, poem on LinkedIn penned by a CEO lamenting that their Office Manager had left for pastures new and how much they were missed. As we continue our series here at LWR on what makes people stand out in numerous commercial roles, it’s time to shine the spotlight [...]

2017-06-06T18:10:25+00:00 By |Categories: Candidates|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on What Makes an Outstanding Office Manager?