Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Category: Career

Beware Bosses… Don’t Become A Voodoo Doll!

Posted on April 10th, by Lougie in Leadership, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Beware Bosses… Don’t Become A Voodoo Doll!

“A recent study has shown that giving employees a voodoo doll of the boss makes them happier. It allows them to take their frustrations out on the boss via a voodoo doll.  Participants reported “lower feelings of injustice” and said they were “far less likely to feel bitter” about their boss or supervisor.¹

Although this would … Read More »

Does Your Corporate Learning and Development Make the Grade?

Posted on March 23rd, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Case Studies, Henry Goldbeck, Leadership, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Does Your Corporate Learning and Development Make the Grade?

As a Canadian recruitment agency, it’s essential that our specialists have a clear understanding of the needs and aspirations of our candidates. In our fast-paced world, the pressure is always on for workers to increase and update their skills. To stay relevant employees want to be trained in the latest best practices and technologies, especially … Read More »

Seminar: Women in PR

Posted on March 7th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development, Company News. Comments Off on Seminar: Women in PR

 

Last week our Senior Recruiter, Alessia attended the Professional Development Seminar: Know Your Worth in PR. The seminar offered insight on how to market yourself and how to attract new clients. The market in Vancouver was recognized at competitive but not with an attractive compensation. Similar positions in Toronto offer a higher wage and compensation … Read More »

Hiring Employees as Contractors

Posted on March 6th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Recruitment. Comments Off on Hiring Employees as Contractors

 

Employers we work with often ask us about the possibility of hiring an employee as a contractor, especially when the employer does not already have an entity and payroll in place in Canada.  If the employee will be working for the employer full time and directed by them, carrying their business card, the arrangement is … Read More »

How to win the talent war in the Engineering sector

Posted on March 1st, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development. Comments Off on How to win the talent war in the Engineering sector

 

 

Engineering is a field which has become increasingly driven by candidates over the last half-dozen years. The number of engineering jobs continues to grow; in fact, engineering was one of the most impressive sectors in terms of growth over the past year, due to the rebound of Canada’s manufacturing sector. Virtually all engineering specialities are … Read More »