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Category: Career Development

How to Look Good To Your Boss While Sharing That You Have Too Much Work

Posted on January 23rd, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Leadership. Comments Off on How to Look Good To Your Boss While Sharing That You Have Too Much Work

Henry come across a question “How to tell your boss you have too much work without looking bad?” and shared his thoughts below:

“I would say to bring it with a solution i.e., ‘there are too many projects right now for me to handle all of them with the level of quality required, but if I could help from _______ who … Read More »

Discreetly Attract Recruiters with LinkedIn’s Open Candidates Feature

Posted on December 14th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Job Search. Comments Off on Discreetly Attract Recruiters with LinkedIn’s Open Candidates Feature

LinkedIn recently implemented a new feature called Open Candidates, which discreetly signals to hiring managers and recruiters that you are interested in finding a new job. The beauty of this concept is that it can help you find new opportunities without raising any red flags at your current place of employment; the feature allows you … Read More »

The Power of Thank-You Notes

Posted on December 13th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Leadership, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on The Power of Thank-You Notes

Thank you notes are becoming something of a lost art form, but they are an extremely important and professional tool in the workplace with a multitude of uses.

For example, perhaps you wrote the perfect cover letter, have an impressive resume, and your in-person interview went off without a hitch. You thought you had this job … Read More »

HR Insights On Employee Satisfaction

Posted on December 6th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Company News, Human Resources, Leadership, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on HR Insights On Employee Satisfaction

Henry Goldbeck of Goldbeck Recruiting comments on Amelia Peacock’s questions “Seeking HR expert to provide insights on new HR survey about employee satisfaction”.

Some key findings and story-lines:

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 … Read More »

CV Incites For Managers

Posted on December 5th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Interviewing Advice, Leadership, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on CV Incites For Managers

Karen Epp, Senior Recruiter at Goldbeck Recruiting gives some insight for Managers on what to highlight on their resume.

1.) When someone is ready to take on a manager role, what should they highlight on their CV to catch an employers’ attention?

Show your Work progression

– Many people only show the last position they were in at … Read More »