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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

The phone is dead. And so is everything else.

Regular readers, and those who know me in real life, will know I'm somewhat of a "Champagne socialist". Growing up in a working-class family in Thatcher's Britain, this is hardly surprising. However, most of my opinions have been shaped in later life. To explain, I don't believe that many of…
Sean Walters
May 12, 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

The Recruiter’s Secret Weapon

What if I told you that for a one-off investment of $5,013.30+GST, two hours of your time, and a recurring fee of $100 per month, you could, at a conservative estimate, bill an extra $50k-100k per year? You'd think I'm either crazy or a genius right? Perhaps both. In this…
Sean Walters
March 17, 2023