Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Category: HR Management

Beware Bosses… Don’t Become A Voodoo Doll!

Posted on April 10th, by Lougie in Leadership, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Beware Bosses… Don’t Become A Voodoo Doll!

“A recent study has shown that giving employees a voodoo doll of the boss makes them happier. It allows them to take their frustrations out on the boss via a voodoo doll.  Participants reported “lower feelings of injustice” and said they were “far less likely to feel bitter” about their boss or supervisor.¹

Although this would … Read More »

Does Your Corporate Learning and Development Make the Grade?

Posted on March 23rd, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Case Studies, Henry Goldbeck, Leadership, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Does Your Corporate Learning and Development Make the Grade?

As a Canadian recruitment agency, it’s essential that our specialists have a clear understanding of the needs and aspirations of our candidates. In our fast-paced world, the pressure is always on for workers to increase and update their skills. To stay relevant employees want to be trained in the latest best practices and technologies, especially … Read More »

Hiring Employees as Contractors

Posted on March 6th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Recruitment. Comments Off on Hiring Employees as Contractors

 

Employers we work with often ask us about the possibility of hiring an employee as a contractor, especially when the employer does not already have an entity and payroll in place in Canada.  If the employee will be working for the employer full time and directed by them, carrying their business card, the arrangement is … Read More »

Tips for Employers on working with a Recruiter

Posted on February 15th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Recruitment. Comments Off on Tips for Employers on working with a Recruiter

As GE’s Jack Welch said, “Hiring great people is brutally hard.” According to Harvard Business Review, a surprising number of managers get it wrong, resulting not only in lost dollars but in lost opportunities to hire the best talent. This is because some leaders don’t put the same strategic thought and time investment into recruiting … Read More »

Attract Recruiters to your Linkedin Profile

Posted on February 1st, by Henry Goldbeck in Recruitment. Comments Off on Attract Recruiters to your Linkedin Profile

The recruitment industry has adopted LinkedIn as its the primary source of information. The professional website is used by 95% of global recruiters, so it’s important to maximize the impact of your profile.

If you are a small or medium-sized business that may be seeking new employees, it’s also important to remember that many job-hunters follow … Read More »