Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Category: In The Media

Henry Goldbeck’s Interview with News1130

Posted on March 10th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in About, Henry Goldbeck, In The Media, Person. Comments Off on Henry Goldbeck’s Interview with News1130

What Do CEOs Do and Why Are They Paid So Much?

When Translink appointed a high paying CEO last month, Henry Goldbeck was asked to share some thoughts as to what is it that CEOs do and why do they deserve to paid in such large numbers.

Henry believes that a well competent CEO needs to have the … Read More »


Talent At Work Featured on BCJobs.ca

Posted on November 24th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in About, In The Media. Comments Off on Talent At Work Featured on BCJobs.ca

Last month Goldbeck Recruiting‘s HR Blog, ” Talent At Work”, was featured on BCJobs’s website as one of the Best Canadian HR and Recruitment Blog. Our name was mentioned among other top HR Blogs in the industry and we’re flattered. We would like to extend our thanks to the team at BCJobs.ca.

This is exactly what … Read More »

How To Retain Your Employees When You’re Competing with Deep Pockets

Posted on June 18th, by Henry Goldbeck in Henry Goldbeck, In The Media, Recruitment. Comments Off on How To Retain Your Employees When You’re Competing with Deep Pockets

How do you compete with $80 an hour?

That’s what Neutron Factory Works president Rick Gibbs was wondering. His Richmond, BC firm competes with Fort MacMurray for skilled trades — and his employees can earn twice their salary by sacrificing their BC lifestyle for Alberta.

So how does he keep them?

Our president, Henry Goldbeck, offered some recruiting-and-retention … Read More »


Next Monday (March 31): Henry Goldbeck will be on The Bill Good Show

Posted on March 24th, by Henry Goldbeck in Henry Goldbeck, In The Media. Comments Off on Next Monday (March 31): Henry Goldbeck will be on The Bill Good Show

What advice do they give job seekers? And how can candidates stand out among the competition? What are the challenges associated with “brain drain” and the skills training gap?

Henry Goldbeck will be answering these questions and more on The Bill Good Show on Monday March 31, 2014.


Build Real Relationships. Advice For New Grads

Posted on February 21st, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Career Development, In The Media, Vivian Fung. Comments Off on Build Real Relationships. Advice For New Grads

Don’t network just to get a job; network to build real relationships. The point of informational interviews is not to get a job, but rather to learn more about the company and establish a relationship with the person you’re speaking with. That goes with any networking opportunity you come across. As someone who has spoken at both large and small scale events, Vivian says that nothing bothers her more than people who are apparent about wanting something from you. “Don’t expect a job.” Network to build a genuine relationship with the person first; ask them what they do, and at most, exchange contact information to stay in touch.