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Build Real Relationships. Advice For New Grads

Posted on February 21st, by Goldbeck Recruiting in Career Development, In The Media, Vivian Fung. Comments Off on Build Real Relationships. Advice For New Grads

Don’t network just to get a job; network to build real relationships. The point of informational interviews is not to get a job, but rather to learn more about the company and establish a relationship with the person you’re speaking with. That goes with any networking opportunity you come across. As someone who has spoken at both large and small scale events, Vivian says that nothing bothers her more than people who are apparent about wanting something from you. “Don’t expect a job.” Network to build a genuine relationship with the person first; ask them what they do, and at most, exchange contact information to stay in touch.


Bad Job Boards: Cheaters and Liars

Posted on October 23rd, by Henry Goldbeck in Human Resources, Job Search, Recruitment. Comments Off on Bad Job Boards: Cheaters and Liars

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 »

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 »

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 »