Mark Woffenden

About Mark Woffenden

Mark Woffenden is a Director at Lucy Walker Recruitment and has an extensive knowledge of the issues and workings of the West Yorkshire and Greater Manchester Commercial markets developed over the last 20 years in the Industry

why a Differentiator in the Hiring Process is vital for Organisations

In  today's competitive hiring market the significance of your employer branding cannot be underestimated and in acknowledgement of this several organisations have invested significantly in improving this in order to improve their candidate[...]

The 'Culture Add' Approach to Hiring

We discussed in detail the Culture Fit Approach to hiring in a recent article and the part this played in the hiring process.

Most companies aren’t just looking for candidates with the skills and qualifications – they also want someone that[...]

How to Measure the Quality of Your Hiring

Experience tells us that virtually every business process is regularly evaluated and reviewed to consider improvements and changes for the benefit of the organisation. However, when it comes to evaluating the hiring process and the success of it[...]

Why using Multiple Agencies isn't helping your Hiring Problems

As recruiters, the delight at taking a new instruction from a new client can sometimes, believe it or not, turn to despair. When the Consultant asks during the initial brief for a visit or a period of exclusivity and is told neither are[...]

3 Questions To Ask To Find Out If You're Attracting the Best Talent

There are 3 questions which will help any business leader or senior people involved in the hiring process, to assess whether your organisation is attracting the best talent out there.

The 10 Common Mistakes Interviewers Make and how to avoid them

Most Interviewers interview infrequently, don't know how to interview and are not particularly comfortable with interviewing in our experience, so it's no surprise this results in many mistakes being made in the interview process which ultimately[...]

The Cultural Fit Approach to Hiring

How often have you heard the phrase 'he's a good cultural fit' or 'she will fit well within the team' or 'I like her but just not sure she is us ' ? Quite often I imagine.... but what does any of this mean and why is it so important in the hiring[...]

The 10 Top Traits of a Great Hire for your Organisation

The ideal candidate can make all the difference, bringing with them a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to your  workplace and providing an excellent culture fit for your organisation.On the other hand, getting your hire wrong can result in[...]