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Category: Career

Why Asking for Help at Work is a Win-Win Strategy

Posted on June 19th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Recruitment. Comments Off on Why Asking for Help at Work is a Win-Win Strategy

We live in a culture where we celebrate independence and the ability to achieve things on our own steam. This holds true in the workplace as well, where job advertisements often include mandates such as “must work independently”. As professionals, we feel we should always be able to handle anything and everything.

It’s no surprise then, … Read More »

How To Know When It’s Time To Resign

Posted on June 12th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on How To Know When It’s Time To Resign

Henry Goldbeck comments on knowing when it is time to leave your job:

“For me the straw was when the partners at the large recruiting firm I was working for were simultaneously speaking to me regarding a potential future partnership while negotiating to sell the company to a large corporation.  That they would flat out lie … Read More »

How Employers View A Gap In Your Resume

Posted on June 7th, by Henry Goldbeck in Interviewing Advice, Resume Writing. Comments Off on How Employers View A Gap In Your Resume

A HOLE IN ONE

You might think that when employers see holes in your resume it’s game over. But the right explanations and presentation can soften the blow and provide ample reasoning for your choices.

First impressions are difficult. They can be difficult during in-person meetings or presentations when you are meeting someone for the first time. … Read More »

Key Questions to Consider Before Resigning from Your Job

Posted on June 6th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development. Comments Off on Key Questions to Consider Before Resigning from Your Job

Changing jobs is a lot more commonplace than it was in previous generations. Growing along with the rise of millennials in the workforce is the trend to change jobs every 3-4 years. Even so, deciding to leave your current role is a big decision that can impact your career development.

So how to determine when it … 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 »