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Most Common Skillset Sought After In Entry Level Workers

Posted on May 29th, by Henry Goldbeck in Recruitment, Resume Writing. Comments Off on Most Common Skillset Sought After In Entry Level Workers

1.) Definitely MS Office proficiency and strong Excel is a differentiator. 

2.)  If you are a power user and show examples of sophisticated multi-page spreadsheets you have created, it is a bonus.

3.) Important to have shown initiative to solve problems or create and complete any type of projects beyond the minimum required.

4.) Post secondary graduation.

5.) Good communications … Read More »

Alessia Pagliaroli Interviewed by Entrepreneurship Student Matthew Wollin

Posted on May 26th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Career Development. Comments Off on Alessia Pagliaroli Interviewed by Entrepreneurship Student Matthew Wollin

Alessia Pagliaroli, Specialized Recruiter in Sales and Marketing at Goldbeck Recruiting, meets for an interview with Matthew Wollin, a 4th year Entrepreneurship student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Matthew currently is engaged in the first stage of the capstone project of his program which involves gathering information from business leaders and individuals within various industries. Matthew is focusing on the employment … Read More »

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 »