Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Category: Industry Resources

Why is There a Sales Talent Shortage

Posted on June 14th, by Henry Goldbeck in Recruitment, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on Why is There a Sales Talent Shortage

If you are a company that relies on your sales team, whether you are a start-up or an established firm, you have probably realized how hard it is to hire and maintain talented sales personnel.

A recent Globe and Mail article, Companies Struggle with Shortage of Sales Talent, discusses how sales is in the top … Read More »

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 »

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 »

Politic Expression In The Workplace

Posted on May 9th, by Henry Goldbeck in Human Resources, Recruitment, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on Politic Expression In The Workplace

In a post-Trump, divisive electoral cycle, politics remains on the tips of everyone’s tongue. From the dinner table, to cable news and into the workplace, everyone seems to have some opinion on the current political climate.

This is not necessarily a good thing, especially in the workplace. B2B research firm Clutch, has surveyed 1,000 full-time employees … Read More »

Winning Combinations

Posted on May 8th, by Henry Goldbeck in Human Resources, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on Winning Combinations

Last week, I attended a webcast seminar, “A Winning Combination: Align employer, consumer, and corporate brands for success”, offered by LinkedIn. 

The webcast presentation made 3 great points very well:

-The experience of candidates applying to work at a company can affect the brand

-The importance of the employee culture and the stories that represent that culture

-Testimonials or promotion of the … Read More »