Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Category: Human Resources

Top 5 Employment Issues

Posted on May 1st, by Jessica Miles in Career Development, Human Resources. Comments Off on Top 5 Employment Issues

On April 19th, we attended a great presentation by Trevor Thomas of Kent Employment Law. Trevor is an employment lawyer who shared his legal expertise on the top five employment issues that cross his desk.  The presentation focused on:

The difference between an employee versus an independent contractor,
The nuisances of employment contracts,
How the Employment Standards Act … Read More »

First Rule of Recruiting

Posted on December 20th, by Henry Goldbeck in Finance, Human Resources. Comments Off on First Rule of Recruiting

Henry Goldbeck talks to the importance of the first rule in recruiting

“Determine and clarify the essential, important, positive and negative skills, experience, characteristics etc. required of the successful candidate for the position.

Determine the time frame for hiring and what internal resources you can dedicate to the sourcing of candidates.  If internal resources are insufficient based on the difficulty … Read More »

HR Insights On Employee Satisfaction

Posted on December 6th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Company News, Human Resources, Leadership, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on HR Insights On Employee Satisfaction

Henry Goldbeck of Goldbeck Recruiting comments on Amelia Peacock’s questions “Seeking HR expert to provide insights on new HR survey about employee satisfaction”.

Some key findings and story-lines:

42% of small businesses (1-50 employees) offer no employee feedback.
Formal or scheduled employee feedback is more popular (34%) than informal or ad-hoc employee feedback (25%).
Managers who provide consistent and accurate … Read More »

Starting a Workplace Wellness Culture in Your Company

Posted on September 21st, by Henry Goldbeck in Company News, HR Management, Human Resources, In The Media, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Starting a Workplace Wellness Culture in Your Company

Workplace Wellness

An employee-employer relationship is no different from any other relationship; it all begins with common ground. With the recent increase of health-minded individuals over the past 10 years, there is a growing need for an employee’s work culture to reflect their personal morals and beliefs. When it comes to Workplace Wellness, employers and employees … Read More »

University Degree Is Underestimated

Posted on August 11th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development, Human Resources, Interviewing Advice. Comments Off on University Degree Is Underestimated

Do I Need a Degree to Develop My Career?

While it has been statistically proven that higher education increases long-term employment and potential earnings for the overall population, it does not mean that you cannot be extremely successful without a degree. It also does not mean that having a degree alone will hand you the success you are looking … Read More »