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The year that never happened

Our fictionalised conversation starts in April 2023. Me: So you've briefed me. I've introduced the candidate. They've met you, the team, and completed testing. Everyone loves them, so do you want me to move to references, or do you want to offer subject to references? Client: Ah Sean. I've been…
Sean Walters
October 20, 2023
EmploymentRecruitment

Recruiters, who have you upset today?

I have been upsetting people of late. This is perhaps nothing new, but it's got me thinking about the craft of Recruitment and how annoying it can be for all involved. In my 20 years in the game, I have only encountered a Beadle-sized handful of Recruiters who manage to…
Sean Walters
September 29, 2023
EmploymentHuman ResourcesPolitics

The misogyny of “dress codes”

If you're due a minor medical procedure, get it done now. Good advice at any time perhaps, but especially relevant given that Te Whatu Ora is currently in consultation with the healthcare professionals of New Zealand, in an attempt to standardise employment contracts across Aotearoa. And if you know anything…
Sean Walters
August 18, 2023