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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

The Politics of Headhunting

Although my casual appearance and demeanour may suggest otherwise, I actually started my career in what pompous London Recruiters call "Executive Search". Back then, there was no LinkedIn, and although Executive Search was positioned (and priced) as something quite classy, the role of a Researcher looked as follows; If we…
Sean Walters
May 26, 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

Don’t take that tone with me…

Well it's finally happened. After a long yet precarious run, I've finally be shut down by LinkedIn. The reasons for this are long, complicated, and historic. However, to summarise, there seems to be only a certain number of times people can complain about your blog, your profanity, or your burning…
Sean Walters
January 26, 2023