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Category: Recruitment

Getting Hired By Writing a Killer LinkedIn Profile

Posted on January 29th, by Henry Goldbeck in Job Search, Recruitment, Resume Writing. 1 Comment

LinkedIn released a few days ago, they have over 200,000,000 registered members. 75% of the Fortune 100 companies use LinkedIn as their recruitment resource and, one in six professionals successfully used social networks to get employment. So what are the tried and tested methods used to get you hired through LinkedIn? Step one write a … Read More »


Employee & Job Suitability Assessments

Posted on November 28th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Recruitment. Comments Off on Employee & Job Suitability Assessments

Harrison Assessments are software based employee and job suitability assessments that provide employers more insight for recruitment and employee development. Through a partnership with Marilu Mayuga, a trained Harrison Assessment consultant, Goldbeck Recruiting offers their clients and candidates a range of valuable assessment tools that

establish person and position compatibility;
accurately assess selection and performance development criteria;
screen … Read More »

6 Employer Behavioral Interviewing Tips to Avoid an Interview Disaster

Posted on November 21st, by Henry Goldbeck in Caroline Lau, HR Management, In The Media, Recruitment. Comments Off on 6 Employer Behavioral Interviewing Tips to Avoid an Interview Disaster

 

I recently wrote a piece for The National Journal of Human Resources Management, Canadian HR Reporter. Usually, you would have to purchase a subscription to view this article but, with their permission I was able to get a copy of the article for Goldbeck’s Blog. The full Behavioural Interview article is in PDF format and the link … Read More »

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 »