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The Ten Commandments of Recruitment

The last few years have not presented ideal conditions to learn the craft of recruitment. The post-Covid bounce, coupled with the dearth of candidates has skewed the nature of what recruitment really is. If you have started your career during this period, and forgetting the past 12 months, you could…
Sean Walters
February 23, 2024
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

What’s your favourite “ism”?

I've been thinking about "isms" this week. No, not prisms, organisms, or specialisms. More so sexism, racism, ageism, and..errm..homophobia-ism. It's always difficult to write a blog about isms however, especially when you fit squarely into a demographic which has never been on the receiving end of one. I'm an (annoyingly)…
Sean Walters
February 9, 2024
EmploymentHuman ResourcesPoliticsRecruitment

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
EmploymentRecruitment

Recruiters, what are we like??

December 15th and still no festive blog from me. I promise I'll do one, but with deals still to close, and the last day of the year being a Friday, I'm planning on spunking my Christmas load next week and not before. Instead, this week I've been musing on the…
Sean Walters
December 15, 2023
EmploymentPolitics

Who wants a threesome?

I've been thinking about threesomes more than normal recently. With the eventual announcement of a new coalition government spearheaded by Seymour, Peters, and anti-abortionist Chris Luxon, it's got me thinking about the weird power dynamics that shared leadership, and shared decision making can create. This can be hard enough in…
Sean Walters
December 1, 2023