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Top 5 Traits For Hiring An Accountant

Posted on September 19th, by Karen Epp in Career, Career Development, Finance, HR Management, Interviewing Advice, Karen Epp, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Top 5 Traits For Hiring An Accountant

5 Optimal Traits to Look for in an Accountant

In the words of Mr. Renna, a spokesman for the Society of Professional Accountants of Canada, “[Accountants} are not just bean counters anymore… Thirty or forty years ago, business owners may have said, ‘Here are my books, do my taxes, goodbye and I’ll see you next year.’ … Read More »

“Projected Wage Growth for 2016 Canadian Construction Industry”

Posted on September 14th, by Kevin Leh in Career Development, Engineering, Industry Resources, Infographic, Kevin Leh, Recruitment. Comments Off on “Projected Wage Growth for 2016 Canadian Construction Industry”

The projected wage growth in Canada’s 2016 construction industry is marginal. The reduction in Canada’s oil production and the cancellation of many capital projects inevitably leaves construction wage growth at a standstill. There now exists a 94% correlation between the Canadian Dollar and oil prices, as Canada’s Loonie has chased oil prices extremely closely over … Read More »

3 Steps to Measuring your Sales Team Performance

Posted on September 9th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development, Finance, Industry Resources, Infographic, Recruitment. Comments Off on 3 Steps to Measuring your Sales Team Performance

Performance of your sales team is more than just quarterly dollar amounts. Business has evolved immensely in the past few decades and measuring the intricacies of sales team’s performance is a constant battle – so how do we measure it?

These 3 steps will help you to measure your sales team’s performance:

1) PLANNING

Effective research is no different in … Read More »

Labour Day: Back to School, Back to Business

Posted on August 29th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Company News, In The Media, Industry Resources, Just For Fun, Recruitment. Comments Off on Labour Day: Back to School, Back to Business

Although most Canadian’s look forward to Labour Day as one last long weekend before the end of summer, the origin behind the holiday stemmed from a different purpose. Over 140 years ago, labour pioneers paraded in Toronto in support of the Typographical Union’s strike for shorter working hours.

That parade was the first in a chain of events that … 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 »