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Rural Pharmacists make 59% More

Posted on April 4th, by Henry Goldbeck in Healthcare, Ria Inducil. Comments Off on Rural Pharmacists make 59% More

“‘Big-city wages, small-town prices’ is a darn fine business model,” says cartoonist and entrepreneur Hugh MacLeod.

(And of course he didn’t say “darn”, but I’m keeping it clean.)

MacLeod was talking about being a being a loosey-goosey location-independent creative professional, but he could just as easily been talking about being a pharmacist.

A pharmacist does the model one better, … Read More »

Next Monday (March 31): Henry Goldbeck will be on The Bill Good Show

Posted on March 24th, by Henry Goldbeck in Henry Goldbeck, In The Media. Comments Off on Next Monday (March 31): Henry Goldbeck will be on The Bill Good Show

What advice do they give job seekers? And how can candidates stand out among the competition? What are the challenges associated with “brain drain” and the skills training gap?

Henry Goldbeck will be answering these questions and more on The Bill Good Show on Monday March 31, 2014.


Weird Job Titles Make Us Smile, But They’re Not The Keywords Employers Search For

Posted on March 19th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Henry Goldbeck, Job Search, Resume Writing. Comments Off on Weird Job Titles Make Us Smile, But They’re Not The Keywords Employers Search For

In our candidate database we have seven ninjas.

Here’s how many we’ve interviewed: 0.

Here’s how many we’ve hired or placed: 0.

“Would you hire someone who described herself as a ‘new product ninja’ or a ‘ninja programmer’?” I asked Henry Goldbeck, the president of our company and a recruiter with more than 27 years of experience.

“Maybe,” he said. “I don’t care what people call themselves. If they have the skills for the position, I’ll call them. The question is, would I see their resume in the first place?”

And THAT is the question.

Here’s how to be creative on your resume and on LinkedIn…and still get found.


Top Accounting Software

Posted on February 26th, by Karen Epp in Finance, Karen Epp. 1 Comment

Accounting Software is used by businesses to help automate and manage payroll, accounts payable and receivable, purchase orders, and more. The Accounting Software industry is now a multi-billion dollar industry with hundreds of competitive solutions available. Below is a look at the most popular options as measured by a combination of their total number of customers, users, and social presence.


Build Real Relationships. Advice For New Grads

Posted on February 21st, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Career Development, In The Media, Vivian Fung. Comments Off on Build Real Relationships. Advice For New Grads

Don’t network just to get a job; network to build real relationships. The point of informational interviews is not to get a job, but rather to learn more about the company and establish a relationship with the person you’re speaking with. That goes with any networking opportunity you come across. As someone who has spoken at both large and small scale events, Vivian says that nothing bothers her more than people who are apparent about wanting something from you. “Don’t expect a job.” Network to build a genuine relationship with the person first; ask them what they do, and at most, exchange contact information to stay in touch.