Is Your Industrial Sales Recruitment a Challenge? Three Hard-Nosed Ways To Qualify Candidates with Transferable Skills
When the talent pool in your very specialized field is narrow, recruiting industrial salespeople can be a challenge. One strategy that’s not always used – but can be wildly effective – is to look for people in complementary industries with transferable skills. Here’s how to assess them.
Henry Goldbeck was on The Bill Good Show talking about Jobs in BC. If You Missed It, Here’s the Recording.
Henry Goldbeck joined a panel of recruiters, including Feras Elkahil of WPCG and Jeremy Tiffin of Horizon Recruitment, to talk about #PuttingBCtoWork.
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Senior Care Industry Experts Warns of Skill Shortages: When Demands will exceed Healthcare Workers
By 2021 approximately 18.5% of the population would be over the age of 65. To meet the aging population’s needs, Senior Care Facilities have and will continue to see a boom. While today’s seniors are more active than ever before, Canada’s aging population creates a challenge. An understanding of the health and social services models, providers and investments needed to meet the future demands from this aging population, is essential.
With the climbing housing prices and the stagnant salary and job growth, Vancouver’s desirability is being questioned. According to Demographia’s annual survey of 360 housing markets in nine western countries Vancouver ranks second in having the least affordable housing.
Despite the expensive housing prices, job seekers rated Vancouver as one of the most desirable cities in Canada to relocate to.
For many entrepreneurs hiring their first salesperson can be stressful. There are many risks involved when hiring your first sales person. So how and where do you start to find a good salesperson that fits your needs, without putting your reputation and investment at risk?