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

5 Stand Out Words You Must Include on your CV.

With research showing that a prospective employer will spend on average only 7 seconds looking at the suitability of your CV for a vacancy, the need to make your CV stand out from the crowd is of paramount importance. One of the key ways to do[...]

10 Power Verbs to Make your CV Standout from the Crowd

If you want to land interviews and get your CV past that initial stage, you really need to get plenty of verbs to describe the actions you take in the workplace to provide value to your colleagues and your customers. So including what we describe[...]

What Makes a Great Marketing Manager

In the latest of our popular What Makes a Great Series, we focus on the role of  the Marketing Manager. 

Changes to the National Minimum Wage

Please note the following Important Changes to the National Minimum Wage.

Current rates to 31st March 2018

  • £7.83 per hour for ages 25 and over.
  • £7.38 per hour for ages 21 to 24.
  • £5.90 per hour for ages 18 to 20.
  • £4.20 per hour for school leaving[...]

The LWR podcast all set to launch!

Following on from Christina Shiels recent appearances on BBC Radio Leeds Breakfast show, talking all things recruitment to West Yorkshire, our very own Podcast show is now set to "go live" in the next few days.

Why You should Use Scorecards for Better Hiring Decisions.

As we all know, finding the perfect candidate for a role can be challenging especially in today's Candidate short market. So, improving the chances of getting it right first time  through the use of standardised processes are in everyone's[...]

How to Find Excellent Candidates for Your Business

Understanding how your employer branding and the intracacies of your hiring process impact on your ability to find excellent candidates for your business is key for employers in the current recruitment market. Here we explore why.

What Makes a Great Sales Executive

Whilst ultimately being measured by the numbers being put on the proverbial 'board', there are several qualities which go into making a successful Sales Executive.