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Scott Burnett

Recruitment

Seek Awards XVII

The recruitment industry gathered under a silk cloth of glamour last night as the Auckland War Memorial played host to the 17th annual Seek Awards. A night fraught with winners, losers, jeers, and cheers. Other than the Pow Wows of old, it's the only time I get to observe all…
Scott Burnett
November 22, 2019
Recruitment

Lights, Camera, Distraction!

It’s getting to that time of year when a notice period means that a candidate will be starting a new role in 2020. With most agencies closing their doors on Friday the 20th December this year NZ enters that vocational hibernation a whole working week before the big day. I…
Scott Burnett
November 8, 2019
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

Count Eroffer

A demonic figure that makes Bram Stoker’s Dracula seem more at place with his numerical namesake on Sesame Street. Much like the folklore perpetuated in Lost Boys this evil presence can only harm you if you invite it in your home. For those who are in the dark let me…
Scott Burnett
August 15, 2019
EmploymentRecruitmentSourcing

Salary Cap

No, the industry isn’t going all NBA with an imposed salary cap. I’m using the patois of my peers, the cultural casual vernacular where ‘cap’ effectively means bullshit. Those of Sean’s age feel free to thank me for keeping you relevant. It’s time to bring to light some of the…
Scott Burnett
August 1, 2019