Category: Career Development
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »