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Sourcing

EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitmentSourcing

Just a formality

It’s safe to say that my working demeanor has somewhat relaxed since entering the rec to rec arena. This probably speaks to my client base. Previously, I was trying to bring some legitimacy to my unsolicited approach of property managers and architects. This meant looking like a Hallensteins mannequin and…
Scott Burnett
June 20, 2019
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
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

I’m Leaving!!

No, not me. You can mop your tea/coffee up from the premature spitting out in shock. What I wanted to explore in this edition of The Whiteboard is one of the more frequently asked questions that I get from clients and also a question that has helped my understanding of…
Scott Burnett
September 20, 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
EmploymentRecruitmentSourcing

The Curse of Being Too Good

I'm currently reading a biography of the former Heavyweight boxing champion Sonny Liston. One of thirteen children of a dirt-poor sharecropping family born amidst the Great Depression, Liston didn't have the easiest of starts on this planet. Although slavery had been abolished 50 years prior to his arrival, little had…
Sean Walters
October 12, 2017
Recruitment

Hello Handsome: The Role of Good Looks in Recruitment

We were fortunate last night to be able to host Ross Clennett here in Auckland for a short and snappy training event with some of our v.RPO on-demand recruiter community. Ross presented to our gathering about the increasing importance of soft skills in relation to workplace performance nowadays, and how to…
Jonathan Rice
August 17, 2017