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[...]

The 7 Considerations of the Counter Offer Process

So, you've received another Job Offer, told your existing employer and they have counter offered you! So what should you do?

LWR Critical Trends Report Released

Lucy Walker Recruitment have now released their 2020 Trends Report.

Why You Aren't Finding the Best Candidates

4 minute read

Skill shortages mean it is vital that your processes are geared to attracting the best candidates, so what should you do if you aren't finding them?