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Category: Job Search

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.


3 Tips to Do Now To Solidify Your Personal Brand

Posted on February 4th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Job Search. Comments Off on 3 Tips to Do Now To Solidify Your Personal Brand

A new year a more socially branded you. Solidifying your social brand will be the biggest driver of your personal brand and your job search for 2014.

Being socially savvy used to be optional to your personal branding success, now it is imperative.


Vancouver Still a Desirable City to Work Despite Housing Prices

Posted on January 29th, by Henry Goldbeck in Job Search, Recruitment. Comments Off on Vancouver Still a Desirable City to Work Despite Housing Prices

With the climbing housing prices and the stagnant salary and job growth, Vancouver’s desirability is being questioned. According to Demographia’s annual survey of 360 housing markets in nine western countries Vancouver ranks second in having the least affordable housing.
Despite the expensive housing prices, job seekers rated Vancouver as one of the most desirable cities in Canada to relocate to.


Goldbeck Recruiting Launches Job Listings RSS Feed

Posted on January 6th, by Lougie in Company News, Job Search. Comments Off on Goldbeck Recruiting Launches Job Listings RSS Feed

Goldbeck Recruting Inc., a leading recruitment and executive search firm in Vancouver, BC, is happy to announce the launch of its new Job Listing RSS Feed. This new feature on Goldbeck’s website is another effort to make the job search easier for applicants.


The Truth About Recruiters

Posted on December 17th, by Kevin Leh in Job Search. Comments Off on The Truth About Recruiters

Hard Hitting Truth, Recruiters Don’t Work For Candidates

The reality to it is that recruiters are client-centric and when I used the term “client” it means companies looking to hire people. The common myth is that recruiters help job seekers find jobs.

Not at all.