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How to get a pay rise in recruitment

With unemployment at a three year high, and very little recruitment going on, now's the perfect time to get a pay rise. Here's a guide. Move to the agency with the highest base salaries Staffed by former wife-beaters, drug addicts, and Somalian pirates, this move is sure to see you…
Sean Walters
May 24, 2024

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
Human Resources

Immigration Ill-Advisors

Do you know who deserve a worse reputation than Recruitment Consultants? Drivers who don't indicate. And Immigration Advisors. Now before I climb this week's soapbox, let me be clear; If you're the type of Immigration Advisor who works with businesses to get them accredited, or helps companies in any way…
Sean Walters
November 25, 2022
EmploymentHuman Resources

Toxic culture, or are you just allergic?

When I was a nipper, the only thing "toxic" was toxic waste. In my mind's eye, this substance glowed fluorescent green and lived in oil drums. Nowadays, everything is toxic. From masculinity, to relationships, to culture, to workplaces. Using the term "toxic" is now all the explanation required to describe…
Sean Walters
August 5, 2022

Why? MCA!

Young man! (Or woman) I've looked into people's 'whys?' candidate behavior and what to share if you're looking. 👮‍♂️👷‍♂️👨‍✈️🤠👳‍♂️
Scott Burnett
September 10, 2021