Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Category: Human Resources

Lack of Skilled Workers: A Challenge

Posted on October 12th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Human Resources, Industry Resources, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on Lack of Skilled Workers: A Challenge

As of late, a lot of Canadian companies are feeling the effects of the lack of skilled workers in their organization. Around 24% of employers state that they have been unsuccessful in finding the right candidates with the right skill set – with some positions being unfilled for over 12 weeks or longer. … Read More »


Unemployment Rate in British Columbia is at a 6 Year Low.

Posted on June 11th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Engineering, Finance, Healthcare, Human Resources, Industry Resources, Sales & Marketing, Technology. Comments Off on Unemployment Rate in British Columbia is at a 6 Year Low.

Unemployment in BC has been at a record low since December last year. In an impressive upswing, the British Columbian economy has been topping provincial growth rankings in 2015. While the Labour Market has been weak for this first half of 2015, low gas prices have helped boost consumer spending to offset that deficit.

Further gains … Read More »


Executive Coaching: For When Personal Stress Affects The Workplace

Posted on April 2nd, by Lougie in Career, Career Development, HR Management, Human Resources, Leadership. Comments Off on Executive Coaching: For When Personal Stress Affects The Workplace

Leadership is all about relationships. Executives and business owners do not only take their business self to work, they also take their personal self, so they need to manage both professional and personal interactions in their day-to-day life. If there is stress from personal relationships outside of work, this may affect workplace interactions with customers, … Read More »

Projected Wage Growth in Canada’s Accounting Sectors

Posted on November 7th, by Karen Epp in Finance, HR Management, Human Resources, Karen Epp, Recruitment. Comments Off on Projected Wage Growth in Canada’s Accounting Sectors

Accounting is a vast industry and it has been growing at a rapid pace in Canada. In this post we look at growth of the Canadian Job Market and the trends in Accounting.

 

As we see above, the weekly wage in Canada has been at an increase at a steady pace, it should be mentioned that … Read More »

Caution: A Reference Letter that Says You’re “Convivial” Might Be Code for “Alcohol Problems”

You wouldn’t think it, but “He has contributed with his convivial way to improving the working atmosphere” actually means “He has alcohol problems”.

At least it does in Germany.

It’s a code. In Germany, employers are legally obliged to provide a positive, written reference for every employee. In fact,  if an employer does not give you a good … Read More »