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. 

Interview Skills For Hiring Managers: Are Your Skills Fit For Purpose?

Previously, we have highlighted some of the numerous common hiring mistakes that are still happening in organisations today. A 2018 survey indicated that 47% of interviewers had had no formal training on how to interview! We genuinely think it's[...]

National Minimum Wage to Increase

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

5 (Important) Ways To Handle Interview Rejection

Here at LWR we have placed approaching 100,000 candidates into roles that are both temporary and permanent. 

Body Language: How It Can Help Or Hinder You during Interviews

In a recent post we published about interview rejection, we shared insight about our body language and how often it communicates a message we aren’t aware of. 

How Recruitment has changed over the last 30 years...

With 30 years in the industry, Lucy Walker Recruitment have seen a variety of changes. The recruitment process itself hasn’t really changed; the process of applying for a job, attending an interview, followed by an offer or rejection, still remains[...]

Life after Redundancy... Your 4 Step Plan

Redundancies invariably come "out of the blue" and as a complete shock to the system and you will undoubtedly go through a range of emotions in the initial aftermath ranging from anger to shock to worry to in some instances relief that a decision[...]

How to Excel at Your Assessment Centre

Assessment centres are increasingly used in the recruiting process as organisations search out the best employees for their vacant roles.