Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Category: Career Development

Top 5 Traits For Hiring An Accountant

Posted on September 19th, by Karen Epp in Career, Career Development, Finance, HR Management, Interviewing Advice, Karen Epp, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Top 5 Traits For Hiring An Accountant

5 Optimal Traits to Look for in an Accountant

In the words of Mr. Renna, a spokesman for the Society of Professional Accountants of Canada, “[Accountants} are not just bean counters anymore… Thirty or forty years ago, business owners may have said, ‘Here are my books, do my taxes, goodbye and I’ll see you next year.’ … Read More »

“Projected Wage Growth for 2016 Canadian Construction Industry”

Posted on September 14th, by Kevin Leh in Career Development, Engineering, Industry Resources, Infographic, Kevin Leh, Recruitment. Comments Off on “Projected Wage Growth for 2016 Canadian Construction Industry”

The projected wage growth in Canada’s 2016 construction industry is marginal. The reduction in Canada’s oil production and the cancellation of many capital projects inevitably leaves construction wage growth at a standstill. There now exists a 94% correlation between the Canadian Dollar and oil prices, as Canada’s Loonie has chased oil prices extremely closely over … Read More »

3 Steps to Measuring your Sales Team Performance

Posted on September 9th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development, Finance, Industry Resources, Infographic, Recruitment. Comments Off on 3 Steps to Measuring your Sales Team Performance

Performance of your sales team is more than just quarterly dollar amounts. Business has evolved immensely in the past few decades and measuring the intricacies of sales team’s performance is a constant battle – so how do we measure it?

These 3 steps will help you to measure your sales team’s performance:

1) PLANNING

Effective research is no different in … Read More »

How to Answer this Common Interview Question without Sounding Unprofessional

Posted on September 8th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Career, Career Development, Interviewing Advice, Job Search, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on How to Answer this Common Interview Question without Sounding Unprofessional

“Why did you leave your last job?”

This may be one of the most common questions asked by a potential employer, and the interviewee’s pitfall if not carefully answered. No matter what your reasons were for leaving, keeping the tone positive and professional is integral to leaving the right impression with a potential employer.

Here’s how to answer:
Focus on the … Read More »

University Degree Is Underestimated

Posted on August 11th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development, Human Resources, Interviewing Advice. Comments Off on University Degree Is Underestimated

Do I Need a Degree to Develop My Career?

While it has been statistically proven that higher education increases long-term employment and potential earnings for the overall population, it does not mean that you cannot be extremely successful without a degree. It also does not mean that having a degree alone will hand you the success you are looking … Read More »