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You’re Fired, With Dignity: 7 Tips for Less Painful Terminations

Posted on December 21st, by Henry Goldbeck in Henry Goldbeck, HR Management, Human Resources, Leadership, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on You’re Fired, With Dignity: 7 Tips for Less Painful Terminations

In 1962 Neil Sedaka recorded his signature song, ‘Breaking Up is Hard to Do’. It’s as true today as it was back then and although Neil was singing about romantic splits, the sentiment holds true in the workplace. Terminations, unfortunately, are a part of business and are often very emotional experiences for those losing their … Read More »

Big Opportunities in Big Pharma?

Posted on November 16th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Healthcare, Henry Goldbeck, HR Management, In The Media, Industry Resources, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Big Opportunities in Big Pharma?

In the build up to this year’s event, Clinical Trials Innovation Asia 2018 and PharmaIQ released an interesting article entitled “Is the Clinical Trial System Broken?”.

The article explored the way that clinical trial methods are developing in order to keep up with the rapidly advancing technology in the life science sector. It concluded by arguing … Read More »

It Feels Good to Work: Standing Desks and the Rise of Ergonomic Technology

Posted on October 26th, by Karen Epp in HR Management, Karen Epp, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on It Feels Good to Work: Standing Desks and the Rise of Ergonomic Technology

By now you’ve likely heard the statement that sitting is the new smoking. As far as alarming yet memorable catch phrases go, it’s not a bad one. While residing in a near-permanent state of butt to chair connection may not be as dangerous as some of the occupational hazards of our past (hunting wild animals … Read More »

5 Ways to stop Ageism getting in the way of your business

Posted on July 16th, by Karen Epp in Career Development, Engineering, Finance, HR Management, Human Resources, Industry Resources, Karen Epp, Leadership, Recruitment, Sales & Marketing, Technology. Comments Off on 5 Ways to stop Ageism getting in the way of your business

It is an unfortunate truth of our society that employees are often stereotyped based on their age. Some researchers suggest our society devalues the competence and adaptability of older employees. This does a great disservice to those employees, and also hurts the businesses who act upon these stereotypes.

Modern businesses aren’t usually looking to advertise unfair … Read More »

Strong job growth adds strain to already small candidate pool

Posted on July 6th, by Henry Goldbeck in Company News, Henry Goldbeck, HR Management, In The Media, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Strong job growth adds strain to already small candidate pool

The Employment Change data was released this morning by Statistics Canada showing strong growth overall and 42.6% higher than forecast result for the month of June. The expectation was to be a net increase of 22,300 jobs, Canada instead adding 31,800 jobs through the period. In previous months at Goldbeck Recruiting we reported that hiring managers … Read More »