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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 »

Why Less is More when Managing Your Engineering or Construction Projects

Posted on November 22nd, by Kevin Leh in Career Development, Engineering, Kevin Leh, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Why Less is More when Managing Your Engineering or Construction Projects

In the professional world, most of us have been taught that “more is better”. Particularly in the construction and engineering fields, spending long hours at work are viewed as the

hallmark of good work ethic. But what if long hours are actually slowing you and your team down?

The latest research on this concept has been an … Read More »

Nonverbal Communication Speaks Volumes in the Accounting Business

Posted on November 17th, by Karen Epp in Finance, Interviewing Advice, Karen Epp. Comments Off on Nonverbal Communication Speaks Volumes in the Accounting Business

With a seemingly ever-tightening economy, accountants – especially those who are just starting out – need more than just their professional knowledge to find and keep clients. Communication and interpersonal skills are instrumental to beating the competition.

What is said verbally is only part of what is communicated to a prospective client. Attire, body language, and … Read More »

How CRM Technology Can Boost Your Sales Efforts

Posted on November 8th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development, Sales & Marketing, Technology, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on How CRM Technology Can Boost Your Sales Efforts

We’ve come a long way from the days when the biggest available sales tool was a five- pound phone book. Today, many sales teams are utilizing Customer Relationship Management programs, or CRM tools, for tracking and managing their customer base. Comprehensive software such as, Microsoft, SAP, and Oracle can document every interaction between your organization … Read More »

The Environmental Controversy Vs. Economic Benefits of the Pacific Northwest LNG Project

Posted on October 5th, by Kevin Leh in Engineering, Finance, Henry Goldbeck, Industry Resources, Kevin Leh, Recruitment, Technology. Comments Off on The Environmental Controversy Vs. Economic Benefits of the Pacific Northwest LNG Project

Last week, the Canadian Government tentatively sanctioned the Pacific Northwest LNG terminal for exporting liquefied natural gas on Lelu Island, near Prince Rupert, B.C.

The decision has created a good deal of controversy as concerns arise that the enormous facility might have a strong impact on the environment. Pacific Northwest is adamant that the project will … Read More »