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Category: Career Development

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 »

Hiring In The Summer

Posted on July 13th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development, HR Management, Human Resources, Job Search, Recruitment. Comments Off on Hiring In The Summer

Summer often brings a tide of events to the workplace, including social gatherings, vacations, performance reviews, and sometimes a transition in employee allocation. For employers, the need for a new hire during the summertime is a challenge that affects the whole team and one which must be evaluated from many angles.

The Challenges of Summer Hiring

During summertime, most employed … Read More »

5 Questions Candidates Should Ask A Prospective Employer

Posted on July 11th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development, Job Search. Comments Off on 5 Questions Candidates Should Ask A Prospective Employer

1. What are the most important objectives that this position needs to accomplish within the next year?

This question demonstrates your focus on team success, while gaining an understanding for your immediate responsibilities upon commencing your new role.

2.  What are the company’s expectations for the progression of this position?

It’s good to know what parameters you are … Read More »


Top Secrets to Find a Job in a New City

Posted on September 11th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Career, Career Development, Job Search. Comments Off on Top Secrets to Find a Job in a New City

Ever wondered why humans are migratory in nature? Before all the fancy cities and civilizations, humans were part of tribes that were on a constant move. When a tribe would deplete an area of resources, they would move to a different resource rich area.

Just like that, modern humans constantly look for better opportunities and some move cities, and … Read More »