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Sean Walters

EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

Be Like Seagal

Most of what I know about recruitment, and much of what I know about life, I've learnt from the movies of Steven Seagal. I'm not even joking. For those who don’t know who Seagal is, let me explain. Imagine it’s 1987 and a 6ft4in slightly tubby martial arts instructor with…
Sean Walters
January 17, 2019
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

Thank God for Clichés

Blogging after a Rice PowWow is always a challenge. I'm always torn between hoping that New Zealand's premier recruitment networking event will throw up an interesting topic, and the reality of having to write five hundred words with a stinking hangover. Thankfully, after having the same conversation with the umpteenth…
Sean Walters
December 6, 2018
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

The British Invasion

“You don’t know if you want a job until you’re offered the job”. This was the advice given to flaky candidates at second stage interviews by the man who taught me how to recruit. The rationale being that in a London market, competing aggressively for top-talent, clients would often make…
Sean Walters
October 4, 2018
EmploymentRecruitment

A Place For Everyone

This week saw me down in Christchurch. As I ubered through what remains of the city, I was reminded that Christchurch was actually my entry point and introduction to New Zealand. Fresh off a plane from Fiji and following a coin-toss at Auckland Airport in 2010, it was decided that…
Sean Walters
July 26, 2018
EmploymentRecruitmentSourcing

A Story of Two Cars

Imagine just for a moment that you were buying a new car. Actually, no. Not a new car. A nearly new car. You know that there are many options on how to go about purchasing a motor vehicle. Your next door neighbour, who I shall call for the purpose of…
Sean Walters
May 31, 2018