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Create Unity in Your Workplace

Posted on September 8th, by Henry Goldbeck in Human Resources, Just For Fun, Leadership. Comments Off on Create Unity in Your Workplace

Team building and unity are the foundations of a winning company. Of course, it’s a way to have fun and perhaps miss work (depending on where the team building will take place) however the benefits exceed the surface level of fun. We recommend reading this article http://bit.ly/2gE5L4Z by the Harvard Business review. It really emphasizes … Read More »


Is your Contractor Really an Employee?

Posted on August 30th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development, HR Management, Job Search, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Is your Contractor Really an Employee?

The so-called “gig economy” has been in the news a lot. The rise of short-term contracts (freelancers, consultants, contractors) in the work landscape has been facilitated by technological advances and freelancer websites proliferating on the internet. The software company Intuit believes that as much as 45% of Canadians will be self-employed by 2020 and has … Read More »


Canadian Employers Gain Easier Access To Global Talent

Posted on August 11th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development, In The Media, Job Search, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Canadian Employers Gain Easier Access To Global Talent

Over the past few years, Canadian employers have lamented the onerous bureaucratic process associated with bringing foreign management staff to Canada. Recently, however, the federal government introduced a two-year pilot visa program –the Global Talent Stream(GTS) – as part of its Global Skills Strategy. The GTS allows certain types of workers to be granted a … Read More »


University of Victoria Refuses to Publish Student Article on Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted on July 19th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Human Resources, Leadership. Comments Off on University of Victoria Refuses to Publish Student Article on Corporate Social Responsibility

My son, Will Goldbeck, a 4th year student at the University of Victoria’s Gustavson School of Business, wrote a brief essay regarding Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) responding to an UVIC online forum post about CSR.  After encouragement from the forum administrator, he tried to get this essay published through formal UVIC avenues, to share his … Read More »

Essay on Corporate Social Responsibility by Will Goldbeck

Posted on July 19th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in HR Management, Human Resources, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Essay on Corporate Social Responsibility by Will Goldbeck

The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is taught so dogmatically its true implications are often unclear. I suspect this is done intentionally to discourage people from asking questions and unraveling the theory. I was able to glean from various professors at UVIC and abroad (Tilburg University), that CSR is the doctrine of demanding managers … Read More »