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Sean Walters

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
EmploymentHuman ResourcesPoliticsRecruitment

“We’ll be back”

“Never go back”, or so say sassy wine-drinking perpetually-single best friends in romcoms. Of course, this advice usually pertains to some misogynistic pig who shagged his secretary on a work trip to Vegas. However a similar sentiment extends to anyone returning to old territories. This week saw the inauguration of…
Sean Walters
January 22, 2021
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

Fat Fees & Fat Recruiters

Well guys, I've finally done it. I've taken the plunge. In my defence, I've always had a slightly polarised relationship with commitment. Contrary to what many ex-girlfriends would say, I actually wouldn't describe myself as a commitment-phobe. I'm just a fan of "extensive research" before signing my life away. For…
Sean Walters
November 13, 2020