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Category: Leadership

Startup Small Business

Posted on December 21st, by Henry Goldbeck in In The Media, Just For Fun, Leadership. Comments Off on Startup Small Business

Henry of Goldbeck Recruting speaks to Small Business Startups

“The easiest thing to do in business and life is spend money.  Everyone on all sides wants us to spend our money.  Most business fail due to being undercapitalized.  So be very careful with your budgeting and what you spend.  Discretionary spending should be as near zero … Read More »

The Power of Thank-You Notes

Posted on December 13th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Leadership, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on The Power of Thank-You Notes

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 »

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 »

Flex Time And Non-Standard Work Days

Posted on December 1st, by Henry Goldbeck in Company News, In The Media, Leadership, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Flex Time And Non-Standard Work Days

Henry Goldbeck of Goldbeck Recruiting comments on Tami Brehse’s question:

“Companies that give flex time or have a non-standard work day”

“In our firm employees have flexibility regarding work hours though that flexibility is used sparingly.  As a small team it is easy to be aware of the effort and productivity of staff and of their intention towards supporting the company to achieve … Read More »