Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

Goldbeck Attending Monster’s IOG Virtual Career Fair

Posted on September 14th, by Henry Goldbeck in Just For Fun. Comments Off on Goldbeck Attending Monster’s IOG Virtual Career Fair

The Institute on Governance in partnership with Monster.ca will be launching a 7 day Career Fair pilot project to help public servants impacted by work force reductions.

Goldbeck Recruiting will be attending.

Virtual seminars and chat sessions:

Does Your Resume Past the 30 Second Test? – Monday, 17 10:30 AM – 11AM EST
General Job Search Chat Sessions – … Read More »

Are These Job Seekers Stupid or Lazy?

Posted on September 13th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Job Search. Comments Off on Are These Job Seekers Stupid or Lazy?

I can’t decide whether these job seekers are stupid or lazy or both?

As an employee at a recruitment firm, I get emails from job applicants. I don’t recruit, my name is NOT affiliated with any job opportunities on our website, nor do I pretend to hire for a position, yet I still get applications. I try my … Read More »

Shout Out to Geoff Crews, Fellow NPA member

Posted on September 10th, by Lougie in Just For Fun. 2 comments

We had a visit from our fellow NPA member, Geoff Crews, from Newcastle, Australia!  Geoff is a Director of Forsythes Recruitment, and also sits on the international board of the NPA, as the Aus-NZ Director for the worldwide recruitment network.  Geoff commenced his recruitment career with Forsythes 13 years ago as one of 10 consultants.  … Read More »

How to Decide Between Two Great Candidates

Posted on September 5th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Recruitment. 1 Comment

This question comes from our “Ask Henry” online FAQ series.

Question:
“How do you decide between 2 applicants – one with industry experience but no formal training and the other with formal training but no industry experience. ”

Response:

Over the years I have encountered every variation on this question from a recruiting assignment many years ago where the … Read More »

Bringing A Sense of Adventure Back Into Your Work

Posted on August 29th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development. Comments Off on Bringing A Sense of Adventure Back Into Your Work

Every year right before school starts, I get school days nostalgia, especially, when I’m being inundated with back to school ads and news segments.  Then immediately after, I get a feeling of grief when I remember summer is almost over.

The last days of summer  used to be filled with eager anticipation. That perhaps there were … Read More »