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What To Know About Background Checks

Posted on May 24th, by Jessica Miles in Job Search. Comments Off on What To Know About Background Checks

If a potential employer requests a background check, the candidate who they are considering hiring must provide written authorization.  It is very important for candidates to provide authorization to the background-check company directly for privacy reasons.

Since it is the employer who is requesting and paying for the background check the information will not be shared … Read More »

How To Reclaim Your Work Day And Revitalize Your Career Goals

Posted on May 23rd, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development. Comments Off on How To Reclaim Your Work Day And Revitalize Your Career Goals

Busywork describes the plethora of mindless yet seemingly pressing tasks that can seize you the moment you set foot in the office. They often threaten to take over your whole work day without leaving you time to do the things you set out to do.

Leaving this habit unchecked can potentially reduce your career to … Read More »

Are Your Resumes Being Read By Humans

Posted on May 19th, by Henry Goldbeck in Resume Writing. Comments Off on Are Your Resumes Being Read By Humans

Henry Goldbeck was featured in the Resumes by Matt blog this week and offers his tips on how to ensure your resume isn’t passed by.

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The Trend Is Your Friend (Sometimes)

Posted on May 17th, by Henry Goldbeck in Engineering, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on The Trend Is Your Friend (Sometimes)

Compensation in the engineering sector is trending higher. Retirees and a growing need for skilled labour is making it more competitive. Employers will need to step up to ensure they have the right workers for the right job.

It seems several factors will likely affect engineering compensation trends for the foreseeable future. First, as infrastructure becomes … Read More »

Helpful Tips For Stay-At-Home Mom’s Re-entering The Workplace

Posted on May 16th, by Jessica Miles in Interviewing Advice, Job Search. Comments Off on Helpful Tips For Stay-At-Home Mom’s Re-entering The Workplace

Transparency – make it easy for potential employers to know that you were off work for parenting reasons. We all were brought into this world by our mom’s and employers should understand the realities of parenting.
Confidence – maintain confidence that your skills do not lose their value even though you have been out of the “paid … Read More »