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Category: HR Management

Skilled Labour Shortages Expected in Northern BC

Posted on November 14th, by Lougie in Engineering, Kevin Leh, Recruitment. 2 comments

I recently met with Henry to walk him through the latest labour market study produced by our organization, the Asia Pacific Gateway Skills Table. The report found that there will be 72,000 job openings by 2019 in B.C. in the “Gateway” – the transportation corridor through which goods flow from Asia to North America via … Read More »

A Compilation of Cringe-Worthy Job Applications

Posted on October 30th, by Henry Goldbeck in Job Search, Recruitment. 4 comments

In the spirit of Halloween I’ve compiled a few cringe worthy job applications we have received at Goldbeck. Happy Halloween!

I received a photo of an obviously inebriated and not very awake candidate and his wife at their wedding reception. It was in an envelope with a resume and confetti. It must have seemed like an … Read More »

Bad Job Boards: Cheaters and Liars

Posted on October 23rd, by Henry Goldbeck in Human Resources, Job Search, Recruitment. Comments Off on Bad Job Boards: Cheaters and Liars

Why are the jobs no longer on Goldbeck’s website but, still on other job boards?

This is a big time waster for recruitment firms, mostly due to inefficient and dated job boards. Candidates will regularly contact us to get an update on jobs that are no longer on our website but are still visible on other … Read More »

Goldbeck Recruiting Announces The Launch of A New Insurance & Risk Management Recruitment Division

Posted on October 17th, by Lougie in Company News, Finance, Karen Epp, Recruitment. Comments Off on Goldbeck Recruiting Announces The Launch of A New Insurance & Risk Management Recruitment Division

Goldbeck Recruiting Announces The Launch of A New Insurance & Risk Management Recruitment Division

VANCOUVER, BC CANADA – October 17, 2012 – Goldbeck Recruiting Inc., a leading recruitment and executive search firm in Vancouver, BC, announces the launch of a new recruitment division specializing in Insurance and Risk Management.

The new division will cover senior and management … Read More »

Visa Opportunities for Foreign Entrepreneurs

Posted on October 9th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Job Search, Leadership, Recruitment. 1 Comment

Years ago, on my first day in the Commerce faculty at the University of British Columbia, the Professor asked the class, “What is the Canadian definition of an Entrepreneur?”  Students came up with different definitions; however, the Professor said, “No, you’re all wrong!  The Canadian definition of an Entrepreneur is the first man in line … Read More »