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Category: Career

A Brighter Future

Posted on May 24th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development. Comments Off on A Brighter Future

“In his short article, Bill Gates provides insightful career advice to graduates of 2017. His practical and meaningful words are not only helpful for new graduates but also those looking for hopeful tips as they make a career change and set out to make a difference in our modern world.

Gates mentions Steven Pinter’s book, The Better Angels of Our … Read More »

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 »