Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

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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 »

Fair Salary Negotiations

Posted on November 18th, by Henry Goldbeck in Company News, Henry Goldbeck, Interviewing Advice. Comments Off on Fair Salary Negotiations

Henry Goldbeck discusses how to negotiate a fair salary

– “Most companies will have a salary range and it is acceptable for the candidate to inquiry what the range is quite early in the interviewing process.  They can then withdraw if the range is unacceptable.

– When inquiring initially it is better to not ask for details … Read More »

Job Interview Questions

Posted on November 17th, by Henry Goldbeck in Company News, Henry Goldbeck, Interviewing Advice. Comments Off on Job Interview Questions

Henry Goldbeck of Goldbeck Recruiting adds to the importance of questions when interviewing. 

“I find it best to do two things in an interview. Be genuinely curious about the candidate and what/how/why/for whom they achieved in past positions or in school.

Keep asking questions until your curiosity is satisfied.

The goal is to get them talking and if you are lucky, … 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 »

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 »