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A Compilation of Cringe-Worthy Job Applications

Posted on October 30th, by Henry Goldbeck in Job Search, Recruitment. 4 comments

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 »

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 »

5 Ways to Annoy Recruiters: How to Make Sure Recruiters NEVER Call You Again

Posted on September 25th, by Henry Goldbeck in Human Resources, Job Search, Recruitment. 2 comments

Based on real events. Every job that has to deal with the masses has it’s challenges. Here are a few examples on how to get on my blacklist.

Be Egotistical. Continually tell them why you are a “perfect fit” for the position. Their rejections show their lack of knowledge and it is up to you to … 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 »