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Category: HR Management

How to Identify Accountants with High Potential

Posted on June 2nd, by Henry Goldbeck in Finance, Interviewing Advice. Comments Off on How to Identify Accountants with High Potential

HR managers are often tasked with identifying “high potential” employees or “HiPos,” either for management positions or to take on important tasks.

But what is a high potential employee and what are the best ways to identify them?

Before answering that question, companies should identify their own needs and goals, and how their in-house talent can … Read More »

How Important Are RRSPs For Candidates?

Posted on May 31st, by Henry Goldbeck in Company News, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on How Important Are RRSPs For Candidates?

Make me a match

Retirement seems to be top of mind for today’s employees. Employers would be wise to take note and offer the best matching or other benefits to attract the best and brightest.

In a market still rife with volatility and job seekers who will stop and think before jumping to the next job, employers … Read More »

Most Common Skillset Sought After In Entry Level Workers

Posted on May 29th, by Henry Goldbeck in Recruitment, Resume Writing. Comments Off on Most Common Skillset Sought After In Entry Level Workers

1.) Definitely MS Office proficiency and strong Excel is a differentiator. 

2.)  If you are a power user and show examples of sophisticated multi-page spreadsheets you have created, it is a bonus.

3.) Important to have shown initiative to solve problems or create and complete any type of projects beyond the minimum required.

4.) Post secondary graduation.

5.) Good communications … Read More »

Key Questions For An Exit Interview

Posted on May 25th, by Henry Goldbeck in Interviewing Advice. Comments Off on Key Questions For An Exit Interview

Why are you leaving?

What would have to have been different at current employer for you not to have left?

Hypothetically, if you had the same position, income, location at the current employer instead of the new employer which would you choose and why?

What did you like most at your current position? And least?

What do you … Read More »

Why HR Managers Are Still Highly Sought After When Technology Has Automated Many Of HR’s Processes

Posted on May 22nd, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Recruitment. Comments Off on Why HR Managers Are Still Highly Sought After When Technology Has Automated Many Of HR’s Processes

Peter Drucker is one of the most famous writers on management and leadership in business.  One of his best-known quotes, “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things” illustrates why automation of HR tasks only increases the importance of highly trained and skilled HR leaders in business.  Just as ERP and other … Read More »