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Category: Career Development

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 »

Workplace Demotion

Posted on November 23rd, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Workplace Demotion

What to do if one is demoted at their workplace?
What discussions they may want to have?  Is it time to start job hunting?

“The first thing they should do is breathe and ask for some time to consider. Do not do anything rash that could hurt their future opportunities at that employer or references if they … Read More »

Why Less is More when Managing Your Engineering or Construction Projects

Posted on November 22nd, by Kevin Leh in Career Development, Engineering, Kevin Leh, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Why Less is More when Managing Your Engineering or Construction Projects

In the professional world, most of us have been taught that “more is better”. Particularly in the construction and engineering fields, spending long hours at work are viewed as the

hallmark of good work ethic. But what if long hours are actually slowing you and your team down?

The latest research on this concept has been an … Read More »

What to Do When You Took the Wrong Job

Posted on November 10th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Company News, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on What to Do When You Took the Wrong Job

Henry Goldbeck’s reply to Gwen Moran’s question: “What to Do When You Took the Wrong Job”

1.) Consider that it is not uncommon to feel this way in the first few months of a new position.

2.) Ask yourself is this related to stress or performance anxiety in a new environment, position, etc.

3.) Can you openly discuss … Read More »