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

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?

Why a Recruitment Planning Meeting is Critical for Business Growth

Recruitment performed effectively to both reduce the risk of a 'bad hire' and allow for planned growth needs a thorough and well documented process.

 

10 Reasons Why you Should Consider Hiring Temporary Workers for your Organisation

 

The Impact of a 'Bad Hire' on your business

When you get your hiring decisions right its a cause for celebration and relief as the pursuit of your departmental and corporate goals can continue unabated and with renewed gusto either as was or if its increased headcount with added momentum.[...]

How to avoid a bad hire

It’s a topic which is paramount across the world to all business leaders, HR teams and hiring managers as they strive in search of their departmental and organisational goals. After all, without the people to deliver these"goals" in most[...]

4 Steps to Prevent Recruitment Fallout within your Organisation

Recruitment Inertia as we call it , is common within many businesses and relates to an organisational inability to move the recruitment process past a given internal stumbling block. This can often be as a result of the differing opinions of the[...]

10 'Must Do's for a Winning CV

Despite the continuing advancement in technology, which has impacted the career's market over recent years, such as, videos and behavioral testing, and online platforms, our experience is still telling us, that most perspective employers are[...]