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IDK about WFH

I will wager that the recruitment agency you work for has delivered less revenue this year than they did last year. Yes, there will be exceptions, but in the most part, things have been tougher than the two previous years. I say this with a level of authority. We see…
Sean Walters
October 27, 2023

“Why are your margins so high?”

"I've spoken to two other agencies who do exactly the same thing as you, and both are considerably cheaper. Now can you either sharpen the pencil, or explain what magic you do that justifies that kind of margin?". And so goes my Thursday morning. Now I could have firstly explained…
Sean Walters
March 31, 2023
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Recruiting And The Great Regret

Well that was fun.  Jumping back into my old agency rec-to-rec desk for the past 10 days, while its current babysitter Sean is having his own baby sat for him on an overseas trip with the in laws (that he's secretly thrilled about), and already it's my last day.  After…
Jonathan Rice
February 24, 2023

How’s that SEEK boycott working out for ya?

My Dad was a Trade Unionist. As a lifelong "working man", some of my earliest memories were of him on a cold winters morning, wrapping up warm and heading to "work" with vats of my mum's homemade chilli con carne. Except he wasn't actually working on these days. He was…
Sean Walters
April 23, 2021