Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Category: Job Search

Does Headhunting Still Work?

Posted on March 24th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Career, HR Management, Job Search, Recruitment. Comments Off on Does Headhunting Still Work?

The Internet and social media have revolutionized the process of recruitment.  All companies now have access to the same large pool of potential candidates through professional social networks such as LinkedIn.  This leads to the question of whether there are still benefits to having an outside recruitment agency do the headhunting for you.

The process of headhunting may have changed with … Read More »


5 Unconventional and Effective Tips to Boost your Job Search

Posted on November 28th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Career, Job Search, Resume Writing. Comments Off on 5 Unconventional and Effective Tips to Boost your Job Search

Job Search can be tedious when you’re not having any luck scoring interviews. This can happen quite often in our fast paced social media dominated society. When this happens, you may have to take a step back and approach the situation from another angle. Here are 5 unconventional and unusual BUT effective ways you can get yourself back … Read More »

Get Real Time Job Postings from Goldbeck Recruiting

Posted on October 16th, by Lougie in Job Search. Comments Off on Get Real Time Job Postings from Goldbeck Recruiting

Goldbeck Recruiting Inc. is happy to announce that job seekers can now get real time Job Posting alerts by following us on any of our Social Media sites or subscribing to our Jobs RSS Feed.

Our Jobs are now automatically being posted to our Facebook Page, Linked In, and Twitter.  Follow us on any of these … Read More »

Caution: A Reference Letter that Says You’re “Convivial” Might Be Code for “Alcohol Problems”

You wouldn’t think it, but “He has contributed with his convivial way to improving the working atmosphere” actually means “He has alcohol problems”.

At least it does in Germany.

It’s a code. In Germany, employers are legally obliged to provide a positive, written reference for every employee. In fact,  if an employer does not give you a good … Read More »


Weird Job Titles Make Us Smile, But They’re Not The Keywords Employers Search For

Posted on March 19th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Henry Goldbeck, Job Search, Resume Writing. Comments Off on Weird Job Titles Make Us Smile, But They’re Not The Keywords Employers Search For

In our candidate database we have seven ninjas.

Here’s how many we’ve interviewed: 0.

Here’s how many we’ve hired or placed: 0.

“Would you hire someone who described herself as a ‘new product ninja’ or a ‘ninja programmer’?” I asked Henry Goldbeck, the president of our company and a recruiter with more than 27 years of experience.

“Maybe,” he said. “I don’t care what people call themselves. If they have the skills for the position, I’ll call them. The question is, would I see their resume in the first place?”

And THAT is the question.

Here’s how to be creative on your resume and on LinkedIn…and still get found.