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

Tips For Hiring and Retention during and After the Coronavirus Crisis

Hiring, staff productivity and retention are challenging for most organisation in this time of a global pandemic caused by the coronavirus but what will it look like afterwards and what can you do now.

Coronavirus Advice for Job Seekers

 

Despite the Coronavirus pandemic having severe short-term implications for the UK Job market, one thing we do know in this period of massive uncertainty is that this will be a finite period of time. If you are a job seeker how is this likely to[...]

Top Tips for Skype and Video Interviews

As an increasing number of Clients seek to take advantage of recent technological advances to both streamline and improve the effectiveness of their talent acquisition strategies, the importance of Candidates being prepared for Telephone,[...]

How to Have a Successful Telephone Interview

Many Organisations now use phone interviews to screen their initial shortlist before embarking on a more detailed round of face to face interviews with Candidates. 

What Employees are Looking for When They Change Jobs

Recruitment has changed considerably over recent years with  scarcity of quality candidates meaning that the current job market is predominantly candidate-driven. With this in mind your candidate attraction process and techniques need to reflect[...]

Changes to the National Minimum Wage 2020

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

Current rates to 31st March 2019

  • £8.21 per hour for ages 25 and over.
  • £7.70 per hour for ages 21 to 24.
  • £6.15 per hour for ages 18 to 20.
  • £4.35 per hour for school leaving[...]

What Employees in the North are Looking for in 2020

The recruiting landscape has changed.The skills shortage has meant that the current job market is 90% candidate-driven so how is this likely to impact your recruiting strategy?

The Important Role of Temps in Your Organisation Meeting it's Goals

In a time of uncertain economic conditions, falling confidence and talent shortages, utilising temporary workers is a key strategy for many organisations and as such the benefits of temporary workers can't be underestimated. After all, a recent[...]