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Canadian Manufacturing PMI strongest in seven years, creating a candidate’s market for new talent

Posted on June 1st, by Kevin Leh in Engineering, Henry Goldbeck, In The Media, Kevin Leh, Recruitment, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on Canadian Manufacturing PMI strongest in seven years, creating a candidate’s market for new talent

The Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) was released earlier today, and shows the sector achieving “their strongest overall performance since April 2011, with the headline PMI reading boosted by faster new order growth and the greatest increase in pre-production inventories for six years.”* Regionally, “Quebec experienced the strongest overall improvement in manufacturing conditions” according … Read More »

Interested in Sales Recruitment Trends? An Interview with Goldbeck Specialists

Posted on April 30th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, In The Media, Job Search, Just For Fun, Recruitment, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on Interested in Sales Recruitment Trends? An Interview with Goldbeck Specialists

According to a recent report by the Canadian Sales Association, commercial sales is “a rewarding profession that carries a 90% job satisfaction rate.” In addition to other insights, the report found that an increasing number of women, non-Caucasians and Millennials are joining sales teams. Increased demand for sales candidates has outstripped supply in many parts … Read More »


Tips to Hone Your Networking Skills at Business Conferences

Posted on July 13th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on Tips to Hone Your Networking Skills at Business Conferences

Developing a healthy network of contacts is critical to entrepreneurial success, and yet for many people – particularly the less extroverted types – it is the most daunting part of starting a business. It can be even more intimidating in situations with lots of people, like at a business conference.

But the art of networking … Read More »

Why is There a Sales Talent Shortage

Posted on June 14th, by Henry Goldbeck in Recruitment, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on Why is There a Sales Talent Shortage

If you are a company that relies on your sales team, whether you are a start-up or an established firm, you have probably realized how hard it is to hire and maintain talented sales personnel.

A recent Globe and Mail article, Companies Struggle with Shortage of Sales Talent, discusses how sales is in the top … Read More »

Winning Combinations

Posted on May 8th, by Henry Goldbeck in Human Resources, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on Winning Combinations

Last week, I attended a webcast seminar, “A Winning Combination: Align employer, consumer, and corporate brands for success”, offered by LinkedIn. 

The webcast presentation made 3 great points very well:

-The experience of candidates applying to work at a company can affect the brand

-The importance of the employee culture and the stories that represent that culture

-Testimonials or promotion of the … Read More »