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Sean Walters

EmploymentRecruitment

What if candidates took references?

There’s a lot of nonsensical advice given to job seekers by Recruiters. Actually, scratch that. Recruiters tend to give good advice to job seekers, as their livelihoods are largely dependent on job seekers getting jobs. It’s so-called Thought Leaders that you need to be careful of. These Thought Leaders sometimes…
Sean Walters
April 30, 2021
EmploymentWork

How’s that SEEK boycott working out for ya?

My Dad was a Trade Unionist. As a lifelong "working man", some of my earliest memories were of him on a cold winters morning, wrapping up warm and heading to "work" with vats of my mum's homemade chilli con carne. Except he wasn't actually working on these days. He was…
Sean Walters
April 23, 2021
RecruitmentSourcing

Recruitment’s Unsettling Truth

Happy New Year readers. Although some would argue I’m 3 months late, if you’re anything like me, there’s only one “new year” which I celebrate and/or commiserate. Last Thursday, we marked the end of the financial year with the first Rice PowWow in what seems like an eternity. 80+ semi-pissed…
Sean Walters
April 9, 2021
Job Boards

SEEK up their rates. Stop moaning about it

Unless you’ve been really into the America’s Cup, you will have seen the announcement of SEEK’s new dynamic pricing model. Like the first review of almost every classic album, the overwhelming response from the market has been “1 star”, “would not recommend”, and “go fuck yourself SEEK”. In its simplest…
Sean Walters
March 18, 2021