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Essay on Corporate Social Responsibility by Will Goldbeck

Posted on July 19th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in HR Management, Human Resources, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Essay on Corporate Social Responsibility by Will Goldbeck

The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is taught so dogmatically its true implications are often unclear. I suspect this is done intentionally to discourage people from asking questions and unraveling the theory. I was able to glean from various professors at UVIC and abroad (Tilburg University), that CSR is the doctrine of demanding managers … Read More »


Employee Satisfaction

Posted on December 8th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Employee Satisfaction

Henry Goldbeck gives some insight on employee satisfaction specifically on some key findings and a few questions pertaining to Human Resources.

A few findings:

42% of small businesses (1-50 employees) offer no employee feedback.
Formal or scheduled employee feedback is more popular (34%) than informal or ad-hoc employee feedback (25%).
Managers who provide consistent and accurate evaluations have 35% more employees reporting … Read More »

How to Answer this Common Interview Question without Sounding Unprofessional

Posted on September 8th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Career, Career Development, Interviewing Advice, Job Search, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on How to Answer this Common Interview Question without Sounding Unprofessional

“Why did you leave your last job?”

This may be one of the most common questions asked by a potential employer, and the interviewee’s pitfall if not carefully answered. No matter what your reasons were for leaving, keeping the tone positive and professional is integral to leaving the right impression with a potential employer.

Here’s how to answer:
Focus on the … Read More »

Labour Day: Back to School, Back to Business

Posted on August 29th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Company News, In The Media, Industry Resources, Just For Fun, Recruitment. Comments Off on Labour Day: Back to School, Back to Business

Although most Canadian’s look forward to Labour Day as one last long weekend before the end of summer, the origin behind the holiday stemmed from a different purpose. Over 140 years ago, labour pioneers paraded in Toronto in support of the Typographical Union’s strike for shorter working hours.

That parade was the first in a chain of events that … Read More »

How Brexit Could Impact the Canadian Job Market

Posted on August 15th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in About, Company News, In The Media, Recruitment. Comments Off on How Brexit Could Impact the Canadian Job Market

It’s been nearly a month since the citizens of Britain voted themselves out of the European Union, and the world is still reeling from the possible impact it could have on the global economy.

How Canada’s economy may be affected has been a debated topic. Canadian businesses and job markets could be affected by Brexit.
Last year, … Read More »