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

12 steps to being Confident at Work

“To establish true self-confidence, we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.” — Denis Waitley

Website Research you Must Do Before Your First Interview.

When it comes to Interviews, preparation is key.

Ways to Reduce your chances of losing Top Candidates to Competitors

The Interview process can be a long, expensive and time consuming exercise so the prospect of going through it and missing out on your preferred candidate who ticks all the boxes is not one you want to contemplate, especially when findings[...]

4 Ways to take Control of Your Interview

Although an interview can often appear to be a spontaneous conversation, inevitably both the interviewer and the interviewee will, or definitely should, have their own pre-programmed scripts of things they want to say and cover off. The[...]

4 Key Steps to Seeing Behind the Interview Mask

Many of us have been involved in interviewing and recruiting that brilliant enthusiastic inspiring character who when they start is anything but that and you are left asking yourself "Do they actually have an identical twin who went through the[...]

Why Candidate Profiling will Reduce Your Time to Hire.

We have all heard and probably experienced at first hand the stories of the fabulous candidate with a perfect CV for your vacant role who fails at the final Interview stage, yet no one really knows why but it's back to the drawing board.[...]

Don't Let Interview Bias Derail your Corporate Goals

Interview bias can have a debilitating impact on a Company's ability to meet their corporate objectives. In a recent Harvard Business Review article -"Your Approach to Hiring is All Wrong", Peter Cappelli states that "Interviews are where biases[...]

The Case for Creative Interviewing

Traditional interview formats where you ask candidates about their skills and experience to see if they’re a fit for the job—have been the industry standard for decades and if they work for you and your organisation then why change it you may ask?