Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

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Is your Contractor Really an Employee?

Posted on August 30th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development, HR Management, Job Search, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Is your Contractor Really an Employee?

The so-called “gig economy” has been in the news a lot. The rise of short-term contracts (freelancers, consultants, contractors) in the work landscape has been facilitated by technological advances and freelancer websites proliferating on the internet. The software company Intuit believes that as much as 45% of Canadians will be self-employed by 2020 and has … Read More »

Essential Tips for Hiring Engineers

Posted on July 11th, by Henry Goldbeck in Recruitment. Comments Off on Essential Tips for Hiring Engineers

Engineering is continuing its upward shift through technological advancement, scientific findings, and computing expertise, guaranteeing engineers continual employment and keeping the market competitive for employers looking to hire top talent.

This high demand for engineers is forcing companies to work hard to establish specific hiring goals in order to find their “perfect match” for a competitive … Read More »

How Employers View A Gap In Your Resume

Posted on June 7th, by Henry Goldbeck in Interviewing Advice, Resume Writing. Comments Off on How Employers View A Gap In Your Resume


You might think that when employers see holes in your resume it’s game over. But the right explanations and presentation can soften the blow and provide ample reasoning for your choices.

First impressions are difficult. They can be difficult during in-person meetings or presentations when you are meeting someone for the first time. … Read More »

How to Identify Accountants with High Potential

Posted on June 2nd, by Henry Goldbeck in Finance, Interviewing Advice. Comments Off on How to Identify Accountants with High Potential

HR managers are often tasked with identifying “high potential” employees or “HiPos,” either for management positions or to take on important tasks.

But what is a high potential employee and what are the best ways to identify them?

Before answering that question, companies should identify their own needs and goals, and how their in-house talent can … Read More »

What To Know About Background Checks

Posted on May 24th, by Jessica Miles in Job Search. Comments Off on What To Know About Background Checks

If a potential employer requests a background check, the candidate who they are considering hiring must provide written authorization.  It is very important for candidates to provide authorization to the background-check company directly for privacy reasons.

Since it is the employer who is requesting and paying for the background check the information will not be shared … Read More »