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Tips for Employers on working with a Recruiter

Posted on February 15th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Recruitment. No Comments

As GE’s Jack Welch said, “Hiring great people is brutally hard.” According to Harvard Business Review, a surprising number of managers get it wrong, resulting not only in lost dollars but in lost opportunities to hire the best talent. This is because some leaders don’t put the same strategic thought and time investment into recruiting … Read More »

Create Unity in Your Workplace

Posted on September 8th, by Henry Goldbeck in Human Resources, Just For Fun, Leadership. Comments Off on Create Unity in Your Workplace

Team building and unity are the foundations of a winning company. Of course, it’s a way to have fun and perhaps miss work (depending on where the team building will take place) however the benefits exceed the surface level of fun. We recommend reading this article http://bit.ly/2gE5L4Z by the Harvard Business review. It really emphasizes … Read More »


Watch Henry Goldbeck On CBC’s show “On The Money” With Peter Armstrong Tonight at 4pm PST / 7pm EST

Posted on May 29th, by Henry Goldbeck in Company News, In The Media. Comments Off on Watch Henry Goldbeck On CBC’s show “On The Money” With Peter Armstrong Tonight at 4pm PST / 7pm EST

Peter Armstrong hosts a show called “On The Money” on CBC. Henry Goldbeck, President of Goldbeck Recruiting, has been invited to be a guest speaker on the show airing tonight on CBC at 4 pm PST / 7 pm EST.

They will be discussing the Conference Board of Canada’s forecast that Alberta will lead Canada’s economic … Read More »

The Trend Is Your Friend (Sometimes)

Posted on May 17th, by Henry Goldbeck in Engineering, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on The Trend Is Your Friend (Sometimes)

Compensation in the engineering sector is trending higher. Retirees and a growing need for skilled labour is making it more competitive. Employers will need to step up to ensure they have the right workers for the right job.

It seems several factors will likely affect engineering compensation trends for the foreseeable future. First, as infrastructure becomes … Read More »

If You Build It, They Will Come. Partially

Posted on May 4th, by Henry Goldbeck in Engineering, In The Media. Comments Off on If You Build It, They Will Come. Partially

Executive orders and the new proposed Dakota and Keystone pipelines make for good political sound bites. But what is their real impact on engineering jobs and the economy as a whole?

After about eight years of political wrangling, environmental concerns and opposition at the state level, the final approvals for both the Keystone XL Pipeline and … Read More »