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How Awful Are We?

If you spend any amount of time on LinkedIn, you'll see that Recruitment Consultants are almost universally disliked. Recently I've spent a bit of time dealing with other industries who are also perceived as being awful. Here's my ratings: Real Estate Agents I've just sold and bought a house, so…
Sean Walters
January 26, 2024

“Sorry. We’ve already got their CV”

...and this is where the average Recruiter moves on. After advertising a role, or perhaps headhunting a candidate, phone screening them, interviewing them, selling them on an opportunity, and finally presenting them to a hiring manager or internal recruiter, we stop dead in our tracks. For those of you not…
Sean Walters
January 19, 2024

Recruiters, what are we like??

December 15th and still no festive blog from me. I promise I'll do one, but with deals still to close, and the last day of the year being a Friday, I'm planning on spunking my Christmas load next week and not before. Instead, this week I've been musing on the…
Sean Walters
December 15, 2023

Who wants a threesome?

I've been thinking about threesomes more than normal recently. With the eventual announcement of a new coalition government spearheaded by Seymour, Peters, and anti-abortionist Chris Luxon, it's got me thinking about the weird power dynamics that shared leadership, and shared decision making can create. This can be hard enough in…
Sean Walters
December 1, 2023
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

I, and no doubt some of you, received this email on Tuesday: Dear All, We hope you are all well and have had a good year so far! 😊 ******** is currently looking to update our PSL for 2024, we invite you to discuss your value proposition on your company…
Sean Walters
November 24, 2023
Job BoardsRecruitment

2023 SARAs: Here’s the winners

Good morning folks. A quick, and thankfully easy blog from me today. Last night was of course the annual SARA awards. An event which celebrates blah blah blah (insert marketing hyperbole at your pleasure). Regardless of my view on awards, it's always a fun event, and well worth the submission…
Sean Walters
November 17, 2023