Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

How to Follow-Up After You Didn’t Get the Job

Posted on March 9th, by Henry Goldbeck in Interviewing Advice, Job Search. Comments Off on How to Follow-Up After You Didn’t Get the Job

There are few things more discouraging than a phone call or email advising, “Sorry, you didn’t get the job”.  It especially stings if you felt you performed well in the interview and it was for a job you really wanted.

So, what went wrong? You don’t have to wonder. In fact, we recommend you follow up … Read More »

Bringing International Women’s Day to Work

Posted on March 8th, by Henry Goldbeck in Company News, Events. Comments Off on Bringing International Women’s Day to Work

International Women’s Day is celebrated in numerous countries across the globe as a way of showing support to women through various public events. The theme originated in Europe in the early 1900s, but it wasn’t until 1977 that the United Nations adopted the movement and named March 8th as International Women’s Day, with Canada following … Read More »

How to Hire Internationally Trained Workers (ITW)

Posted on March 1st, by Henry Goldbeck in Working Internationally. Comments Off on How to Hire Internationally Trained Workers (ITW)

The main driver, arguably, of the Canadian economy is its labour force. Canadian workers fuel industry, services, IT, resource development and especially help small businesses thrive in a sometimes, volatile market environment. But the landscape is changing. As the population ages, and demographics change and grow, the pool from which businesses can hire domestic labour … Read More »

How to Delegate According To Talent

Posted on February 27th, by Henry Goldbeck in Leadership, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on How to Delegate According To Talent

A common fear among many managers is that if they don’t do the work themselves then it won’t get done properly. After all, when an employee fails, that failure reflects directly on the manager.

But failing to delegate is a recipe for manager burnout, department turnover, and poor productivity. And yet, delegating effectively is not as … Read More »

9 Strategies for Successful Goal Setting

Posted on February 24th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development. Comments Off on 9 Strategies for Successful Goal Setting

Goals: They are what motivate us to persevere and continue with tasks that are otherwise mundane, difficult, or unfulfilling. They help us to feel in control of our lives and give us direction.

Goal setting is a concept that was first developed by Englishman Alec Mace. His studies from 1935, were the first to suggest that … Read More »