Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Category: Career

Do women make better employees? Survey says yes

Posted on June 5th, by Lougie in Career, Career Development, HR Management, In The Media, Recruitment, Technology. Comments Off on Do women make better employees? Survey says yes

 

“If women have made it to a certain level, they’ve earned it and continue to earn it,” the Vancouver-based personnel consultant says. “I meet far more men who have floated up to that level. As a guy I think you can float a lot easier.”

Mr. Goldbeck is weighing in on a study called Report on … Read More »

Tips on Getting Your Resume Noticed

Posted on May 23rd, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Resume Writing. Comments Off on Tips on Getting Your Resume Noticed

Reposted: September 2012

Get To The Point Quickly: Employers have to sift through hundreds of resumes and you have 2 seconds to grab their attention. One of the easiest things to do is to use bullet points; avoid writing long paragraphs that are dense. Try to stay away from writing every article you were published … Read More »

Make Your Resume Stand Out

Posted on May 11th, by Henry Goldbeck in Job Search. Comments Off on Make Your Resume Stand Out

The answer depends on your situation and on what position you are applying to.

1.  Strategic Choice of Information

Strategically you need to decide what you want the viewer to see. I recently met a young woman with a master’s degree in engineering who wanted a technical sales position. My advice to her was to reduce the … Read More »

Outlook for Specialists in Human Resources

Posted on May 4th, by Lougie in HR Management, Job Search. Comments Off on Outlook for Specialists in Human Resources

Excerpts from Service Canada Repo2012-01-05

 

Type of work

Specialists in human resources develop, implement and evaluate human resources and labour relations policies, programs and procedures and advise managers and employers on personnel matters.

For the full and official description of this occupation according to the National Occupational Classification (NOC), visit the NOC site.

Examples of Occupational Titles

Business agent, labour … Read More »

Women: More Honest and Hardworking?

Posted on April 30th, by Lougie in Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Women: More Honest and Hardworking?

What’s the workplace really like? A new survey claims women are working their tails off… and men are more likely to play hooky.
According to a survey of 5,000 U.S. employees performed by theFIt.com, 54% of women report working nine or more hours a day, compared to 41% of men.
And, at least in one aspect, women … Read More »