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Recruitment Futurology

Human ResourcesPolitics

The Three Approaches to Recovery

Like having unprotected sex with a chlamydic super model, it was with mixed emotions that I found myself riding into work yesterday morning. Not "mixed" because I'm yet to organise my sock draw, but more so from the time it took to traverse the 20 kilometers across Auckland. Those who…
Sean Walters
May 15, 2020
EmploymentHuman Resources

All Bets Are Off

I've been listening to a lot of Country music recently. Maybe it's my Titirangi-bound self isolation conjuring up fantasies of a lonesome cowboy, squinting across the prairie. Or perhaps the bleak economic outlook has slung me into a bout of maudlin self-pity which makes songs like "She's actin' single (I'm…
Sean Walters
May 1, 2020
Work

The Great Leap Forward. Or Backward.

You have to admit; it really is an incredible time to be alive. My Grandad flew RAF bombers during the Second World War. And apart from firebombing the innocent women and children of Dresden, it was the most vivid and defining time of his life. Plucked from a working class…
Sean Walters
April 3, 2020
Recruitment

4 Days a Week 🎼

Hold me, love me, hold me, love me. I ain't got nothing but work babe, FOUR days a week! What is a normal working week and is that likely to change? Some pretty strong signs indicate that may be the case 🚶‍♂️🏃‍♂️🚶‍♂️🚶‍♂️
Scott Burnett
December 20, 2019
Recruitment

The Existential Angst Of Recruitment

Hello again.  It’s been a while.  What have you been up to? Me?  Oh, this and that.  You know.  Well maybe not, but I’ll explain later.  For now, I want to tell you about something that happened last Friday, when I was fortunate enough to be the guest of a…
Jonathan Rice
July 5, 2018
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

Are We There Yet?

When pitching a new role to a candidate, what is the most important factor to them? Is it money? The cost of living, and Auckland house prices especially, would suggest that this would be the logical answer. And certainly, when you're recruiting recruiters, many of these bon viveurs have particularly…
Sean Walters
May 10, 2018