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Sean Walters

Recruitment

Commission Critical

Trying to define and then describe the internal culture of a recruitment company is always a nebulous activity. Not until you visit an office do you get a "feel" for what is really happening behind the scenes. And even after this client visit, we still describe what we see in…
Sean Walters
November 15, 2019
Employment

What Not to Wear

"I'll teach you. I'll teach you to cover your arms and not be such a lazy, tattooed oaf." Bob Walker, October 2019, Rice HQ The above broadside was aimed at me last week by the inimitable Bob Walker. Bob's been spending a bit of time at Rice Towers recently, working…
Sean Walters
November 1, 2019
EmploymentRecruitment

Big Changes in the NZ Recruitment Landscape

Given that we are a country largely dominated by plucky SMEs, perhaps it’s of no surprise that New Zealand businesses are prime candidates for mergers, acquisitions, and playful experiments from big business. This calendar year however has seen a big upturn in the number of recruitment firms who have been…
Sean Walters
August 8, 2019
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

An Age-Old Argument

This week, Google agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit to the tune of $11m for alleged age discrimination. For the circa 200 job seekers involved in the action, that's a staggering $50k+ each, all without ever having to work a day at the tech-giant. Google, of course, denied the claim,…
Sean Walters
July 25, 2019