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How to Write Awesome LinkedIn Recommendations

Posted on February 20th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Caroline Lau. Comments Off on How to Write Awesome LinkedIn Recommendations

I compare writing a LinkedIn recommendation to crafting an Amazon product review. As a consumer, I use it to research whether the product is reliable and the delivery of its promises. I want to know specifics like how long you have had it for and, how it helped alleviate some of their daily chores. I pay no credence to reviews that say “It is great, would recommend” or “it was cheap.” To compare, this is equivalent to saying “Hardworking, nice coworker”. That does not tell me anything about you.


Are Canadians holding on tight to the jobs they have?

Posted on February 14th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Henry Goldbeck, In The Media. Comments Off on Are Canadians holding on tight to the jobs they have?

 

First published on Yahoo Finance, Canada

Not everyone may be working their dream job, but it seems as though Canadians like to hang on tight to full-time work. In fact, more than half of Canadian workers haven’t looked for a new position in years, according to a new survey by Accountemps, a staffing service for temporary … Read More »


Glaring Stats on Seniors: Challenge or Opportunity?

Posted on February 5th, by Henry Goldbeck in Healthcare, Recruitment, Ria Inducil. Comments Off on Glaring Stats on Seniors: Challenge or Opportunity?

Senior Care Industry Experts Warns of Skill Shortages: When Demands will exceed Healthcare Workers
By 2021 approximately 18.5% of the population would be over the age of 65. To meet the aging population’s needs, Senior Care Facilities have and will continue to see a boom. While today’s seniors are more active than ever before, Canada’s aging population creates a challenge. An understanding of the health and social services models, providers and investments needed to meet the future demands from this aging population, is essential.


How To Be A Better Leader

Posted on January 21st, by Karen Epp in Career Development, In The Media, Karen Epp, Leadership. Comments Off on How To Be A Better Leader

If there was ever a time to make a list, it’s now. The new year inspires us to itemize old practices that aren’t working and make a checklist of new, innovative ideas.
To be a great manager with an engaged, motivated, happy team, your to-do list is all about tossing motivational techniques that aren’t delivering and seeking new incentives to test. Whether you lead a tiny staff at a startup, a group of 60 at a large organization or a handful of pros gathered for a short-term project, finding a leadership style that energizes your team is crucial.


BC CPA: Important Facts You Must Know

Posted on January 9th, by Karen Epp in Finance, Karen Epp. Comments Off on BC CPA: Important Facts You Must Know

Who can use the CPA designation?
BC CPA releases important information for all BC members on the use of the CPA designation