Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Category: HR Management

IT recruiters combine personnel skills with tech sector knowledge

Posted on June 6th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Job Search, Recruitment. 3 comments

Photograph by: Rebecca Blissett , For  Postmedia News

 Julia MacKenzie is an IT recruiter who created her own job  with Goldbeck Recruiting Inc. after she convinced its owner to open an IT  Recruiting Division.

As the information technology field continues to grow, competition for  candidates to fill key IT positions is heating up, says Julia MacKenzie, … Read More »

Do women make better employees? Survey says yes

Posted on June 5th, by Lougie in Career, Career Development, HR Management, In The Media, Recruitment, Technology. Comments Off on Do women make better employees? Survey says yes


“If women have made it to a certain level, they’ve earned it and continue to earn it,” the Vancouver-based personnel consultant says. “I meet far more men who have floated up to that level. As a guy I think you can float a lot easier.”

Mr. Goldbeck is weighing in on a study called Report on … Read More »

Get help to find the best staff

Posted on May 9th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Recruitment. Comments Off on Get help to find the best staff

Stuart Foxman / May 01, 2012

It’s time to fill a position. Contracting out the placement can be one of your smartest hires.

What it is

Recruiters, search firms, staffing agencies, headhunters—by any name, they help you find the right fit for a job opening.

Why you need it

Representatives from these firms can source and screen candidates, check references, … Read More »

Outlook for Specialists in Human Resources

Posted on May 4th, by Lougie in HR Management, Job Search. Comments Off on Outlook for Specialists in Human Resources

Excerpts from Service Canada Repo2012-01-05


Type of work

Specialists in human resources develop, implement and evaluate human resources and labour relations policies, programs and procedures and advise managers and employers on personnel matters.

For the full and official description of this occupation according to the National Occupational Classification (NOC), visit the NOC site.

Examples of Occupational Titles

Business agent, labour … Read More »

Women: More Honest and Hardworking?

Posted on April 30th, by Lougie in Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Women: More Honest and Hardworking?

What’s the workplace really like? A new survey claims women are working their tails off… and men are more likely to play hooky.
According to a survey of 5,000 U.S. employees performed by theFIt.com, 54% of women report working nine or more hours a day, compared to 41% of men.
And, at least in one aspect, women … Read More »