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Category: HR Management

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 »

My Two Cents on Bad Job Seekers

Posted on October 9th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Human Resources, Job Search, Recruitment. Comments Off on My Two Cents on Bad Job Seekers

I cannot determine whether they are just lazy or stupid.

As the Marketing Manager at a recruitment firm, I get emails from job applicants. I don’t recruit, my name is NOT affiliated with any job opportunities on our website, nor do I pretend to hire for a position, yet I still get applications. I try my … Read More »

work vs entrepeneur visa’s for USA.

Posted on October 3rd, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Job Search, Recruitment. Comments Off on work vs entrepeneur visa’s for USA.

This is a really interesting article (Decline in immigrant entre­pre­neur­ship threatens U.S. competitiveness­­­) on the difficulty foreign students in the USA have in getting visa to stay and start a company. The can get a visa to work but not to be an entrepreneur. Mention of surprising stat about Silicon Valley, where the number of new … Read More »

5 Ways to Annoy Recruiters: How to Make Sure Recruiters NEVER Call You Again

Posted on September 25th, by Henry Goldbeck in Human Resources, Job Search, Recruitment. 2 comments

Based on real events. Every job that has to deal with the masses has it’s challenges. Here are a few examples on how to get on my blacklist.

Be Egotistical. Continually tell them why you are a “perfect fit” for the position. Their rejections show their lack of knowledge and it is up to you to … Read More »

How to Decide Between Two Great Candidates

Posted on September 5th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Recruitment. 1 Comment

This question comes from our “Ask Henry” online FAQ series.

Question:
“How do you decide between 2 applicants – one with industry experience but no formal training and the other with formal training but no industry experience. ”

Response:

Over the years I have encountered every variation on this question from a recruiting assignment many years ago where the … Read More »