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Accountants – Try Using Some Color!

Posted on December 10th, by Karen Epp in Finance, Job Search, Resume Writing. Comments Off on Accountants – Try Using Some Color!

Keeping your resume simple and straightforward is just fine – actually beneficial. The information on it is the most important piece. I am a fan of the Chronological resume. You can however do things to help your resume stand out and be remembered and to make it easier for the reader to identify the most important information through your layout and with a little color.


Best in Biz

Posted on December 9th, by Lougie in Henry Goldbeck, HR Humor, Just For Fun. Comments Off on Best in Biz

Graphic contribution from Jake Goldbeck, 13 year old son of Henry Goldbeck, President and CEO of Goldbeck Recruiting. Thank you Jake for being our #1 fan!


Hiring For the Fastest Growing Industry

Posted on December 3rd, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Case Studies, HR Management, Portfolio, Recruitment, Sales & Marketing, Sales & Marketing Case Studies. Comments Off on Hiring For the Fastest Growing Industry

Best Practices: Recruitment Strategies For Small and Startup Firms:
Helping the CEO clarify his recruitment goals and translating that into measurable objectives was an important first step. For example, they needed someone with “good sales experience”, a very generic and vague requirement. By quantifying “good sales experience” with sales numbers, we were able to define the qualification.


Keys to Recruitment Success in Northern BC

Posted on November 25th, by Kevin Leh in Case Studies, Engineering, Engineering & Operations Case Studies, Kevin Leh. Comments Off on Keys to Recruitment Success in Northern BC

My client is a large Pulp company in a town in Northern BC. They have been unsuccessfully recruiting for a Project Manager. With a population of around 10,000 you can expect a significant portion of their workforce to be from out of town. Their first hire quickly moved on. There is always a risk of relocating somebody and when they don’t really have a strong anchor on the community or they don’t get to develop that during the time they are there, the chances of them leaving is high if they get another good opportunity somewhere else.


Labour Shortages Looming For Cariboo

Posted on November 21st, by Henry Goldbeck in Engineering, Human Resources. Comments Off on Labour Shortages Looming For Cariboo

The demand for workers is expected to be at the highest between 2011 – 2016, where demand exceeds supply by 250 to 1,000 workers. Over 10 percent of B.C.’s jobs in the Other Primary sector (forestry, mining, oil and gas, fishing, hunting and trapping) were located in Cariboo in 2011. This infographic is a compilation stats released by the B.C. Labour Market of Cariboo’s labour market now, including expected growth.