Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

How Pinterest can double your sales

Posted on July 24th, by Lougie in Leadership. Comments Off on How Pinterest can double your sales

By now, most of you have probably heard of Pinterest. But still you are debating whether it is really worth it or is it another social media time suck. According to Shareaholic, Pinterest referral rate is 3.6%. PR Daily reported that in the month of January, Pinterest had over 11 million unique visitors. Shopify reported … Read More »

5 Excuses Costing You Time & Money

Posted on July 16th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Recruitment. 1 Comment

Letting go of an employee is one of the hardest things a manager can do. But there’s no use making excuses.

You know it’s time to do something about that employee whose performance is consistently lacking. But, well, dealing with it feels like more trouble than it’s worth.

If this sounds familiar, I have a challenge for … Read More »

The Leader’s Most Critical Role

Posted on June 11th, by Lougie in HR Management, Job Search, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on The Leader’s Most Critical Role

The Leader’s most critical role.

Jim Brown

According to Statistics Canada, the Canadian economy produces an average of 100,000 new small businesses each year.  A small business is defined as one with 5-100 employees.  Stats Can also reports that 85,000 small businesses fail each year.  That’s a pretty significant attrition rate.  And as almost half of all … Read More »

IT recruiters combine personnel skills with tech sector knowledge

Posted on June 6th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Job Search, Recruitment. 3 comments

Photograph by: Rebecca Blissett , For  Postmedia News

 Julia MacKenzie is an IT recruiter who created her own job  with Goldbeck Recruiting Inc. after she convinced its owner to open an IT  Recruiting Division.

As the information technology field continues to grow, competition for  candidates to fill key IT positions is heating up, says Julia MacKenzie, … Read More »

Do women make better employees? Survey says yes

Posted on June 5th, by Lougie in Career, Career Development, HR Management, In The Media, Recruitment, Technology. Comments Off on Do women make better employees? Survey says yes

 

“If women have made it to a certain level, they’ve earned it and continue to earn it,” the Vancouver-based personnel consultant says. “I meet far more men who have floated up to that level. As a guy I think you can float a lot easier.”

Mr. Goldbeck is weighing in on a study called Report on … Read More »