I recently wrote a piece for The National Journal of Human Resources Management, Canadian HR Reporter. Usually, you would have to purchase a subscription to view this article but, with their permission I was able to get a copy of the article for Goldbeck’s Blog. The full Behavioural Interview article is in PDF format and the link … Read More »
I recently met with Henry to walk him through the latest labour market study produced by our organization, the Asia Pacific Gateway Skills Table. The report found that there will be 72,000 job openings by 2019 in B.C. in the “Gateway” – the transportation corridor through which goods flow from Asia to North America via … Read More »
In the spirit of Halloween I’ve compiled a few cringe worthy job applications we have received at Goldbeck. Happy Halloween!
I received a photo of an obviously inebriated and not very awake candidate and his wife at their wedding reception. It was in an envelope with a resume and confetti. It must have seemed like an … Read More »
Why are the jobs no longer on Goldbeck’s website but, still on other job boards?
This is a big time waster for recruitment firms, mostly due to inefficient and dated job boards. Candidates will regularly contact us to get an update on jobs that are no longer on our website but are still visible on other … Read More »
Monetary recognition is an important motivation however, ask yourself, are you measured by money or are you motivated by money? Barry Shwartz, a TED presenter gave an example of Motivational Competition. In Switzerland, when they were deciding where to locate nuclear waste dumps, psychologists surveyed two groups. The first group was asked “would you be … Read More »