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Category: HR Management

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 »

Importance of Company Culture

Posted on May 18th, by Henry Goldbeck in Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Importance of Company Culture

Peter Drucker said: “Organizational culture eats strategy for breakfast, lunch and dinner.”

And it is still true.  Culture is like the corporate subconscious.  As an individual you may want to change things, or be a certain way, but subconscious will determine how you really think, act and are.

Corporate culture will determine how much people really care about customers, corporate mission, co workers, their future … Read More »

The Trend Is Your Friend (Sometimes)

Posted on May 17th, by Henry Goldbeck in Engineering, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on The Trend Is Your Friend (Sometimes)

Compensation in the engineering sector is trending higher. Retirees and a growing need for skilled labour is making it more competitive. Employers will need to step up to ensure they have the right workers for the right job.

It seems several factors will likely affect engineering compensation trends for the foreseeable future. First, as infrastructure becomes … Read More »