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Employment

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
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