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 »
Goldbeck Recruiting Announces The Launch of A New Insurance & Risk Management Recruitment Division
VANCOUVER, BC CANADA – October 17, 2012 – Goldbeck Recruiting Inc., a leading recruitment and executive search firm in Vancouver, BC, announces the launch of a new recruitment division specializing in Insurance and Risk Management.
The new division will cover senior and management … Read More »
Years ago, on my first day in the Commerce faculty at the University of British Columbia, the Professor asked the class, “What is the Canadian definition of an Entrepreneur?” Students came up with different definitions; however, the Professor said, “No, you’re all wrong! The Canadian definition of an Entrepreneur is the first man in line … Read More »