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University of Victoria Refuses to Publish Student Article on Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted on July 19th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Human Resources, Leadership. Comments Off on University of Victoria Refuses to Publish Student Article on Corporate Social Responsibility

My son, Will Goldbeck, a 4th year student at the University of Victoria’s Gustavson School of Business, wrote a brief essay regarding Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) responding to an UVIC online forum post about CSR.  After encouragement from the forum administrator, he tried to get this essay published through formal UVIC avenues, to share his … Read More »

Essay on Corporate Social Responsibility by Will Goldbeck

Posted on July 19th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in HR Management, Human Resources, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Essay on Corporate Social Responsibility by Will Goldbeck

The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is taught so dogmatically its true implications are often unclear. I suspect this is done intentionally to discourage people from asking questions and unraveling the theory. I was able to glean from various professors at UVIC and abroad (Tilburg University), that CSR is the doctrine of demanding managers … 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 »

GetApp Recommended HR Tools

Posted on May 5th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Human Resources, Recruitment. Comments Off on GetApp Recommended HR Tools

Buying local appears to cut across many industries. It therefore stands to reason that the same buying habits apply to the HR industry, specifically when purchasing HR software and management tools. In a survey by GetApp, a cloud-based HR system start-up, the company found that smaller companies with fewer than 50 employees like newer more … Read More »