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Sean Walters

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“How to Recruit” in 10 simple phrases

I’ve had a bit of a wobble this week. Don’t worry. It’s not so bad that you have to offer me a virtual hug, coffee, or catch-up via my Facebook profile so that the world can see how "kind" you are. And although I live under a self-imposed Level 4…
Sean Walters
October 28, 2021
Recruitment

Peoplebank “launch” in NZ. Should you be concerned?

Thank you Recruit Holdings. Or perhaps that should be "Arigatō gozaimashita" given their country of origin. It's not easy nor fun writing recruitment blogs currently. To put down 700 original words on recruitment without repeating yourself when your actual life is so full of repetition is no easy task. Thankfully…
Sean Walters
October 1, 2021
EmploymentPolitics

Lockdown by the Numbers

It's going to be a short one from me today. Not because I don't have anything to say. Quite the contrary. Typically, something happens in my working week, or I read something in the news, that inspires the Friday blog. When all I see are tales of an over-privileged show…
Sean Walters
September 17, 2021
EmploymentRecruitment

The Only Advice I Can Offer

My wife is currently pregnant. We don't know if it's a boy or girl or a they, and won't do until the little mite makes an appearance in February. We prefer it that way. Someone asked me the other week what the most important advice I'll impart on my child…
Sean Walters
August 20, 2021
EmploymentHuman ResourcesTechnology

Stop F*cking Lying

LinkedIn isn't what it once was. As a man approaching his 40th birthday, I'm allowed to write stuff like that. It used to be a place where you could see where people were working, drop 'em a message, read the occasional interesting article, and share a hastily-written job ad. These…
Sean Walters
August 6, 2021
EmploymentJob BoardsRecruitment

Sell a Retainer or Retain Your Sanity?

"RETAINED! RETAINED! RETAINED!" If any of the big Recruitment personalities of LinkedIn posted the above, they'd have "likes' into the thousands and comments into the hundreds. Now of course, those commenting would be that unique breed of recruitment sycophant who always comment with "Nail. On. Head. As per usual Greg.…
Sean Walters
July 23, 2021