What Makes a Great Executive Assistant

As any busy executive will tell you; an excellent Executive Assistant is worth their weight in gold. But what makes a great Executive Assistant in today’s ever-changing business world? 

6 Easy Ways to Develop Your Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence is one of the most sought-after job skills, with over 70% of hiring managers acknowledging that they rate emotional intelligence over a high IQ when it comes to finding the right person for their team.  

7 Key Strategies to Building a Successful Employer Brand

In a difficult market with low unemployment rates, candidate and skills shortages and fierce competition, it's fair to say any competitive advantage you can give your organisation in the hunt for and retention of talent is key to your continuing[...]

7 Key Steps to Creating a Happy Work Environment

As, on average, we spend in the UK in excess of 40 hours, paid and unpaid hours at work each week,  it's fundamental to ensure our work environment is a happy one. Let's face it, as an employee, if you're not happy, it's going to have a[...]

What Personality Traits Should You Hire Into Your Organisation?

Recently we wrote a blog on, how to develop your  talent pipeline. This post has sparked various interesting conversations with clients about personalities, hiring and what makes a good recruit. 

How To Develop Your Talent Pipeline

In a recent post on our Lucy Walker Recruitment Blog, we talked about how much recruitment has changed in the last 25 years. 

5 Classic Commerical Hiring Mistakes To Avoid Next Year

As we cycle at a rapid rate to the end of another year, its typical for all of us to review the work/career challenges we have had and as a hiring manager one of the critical areas that raise’s its head is often our hiring mistakes. 

National Minimum Wage to Increase

Following yesterday's budget the LPC's recommendations on hourly rates were ratified.