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 »


Why Continued Education is Essential for Senior Level Professionals

Posted on July 27th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development. Comments Off on Why Continued Education is Essential for Senior Level Professionals

We’ve all heard the old adage, “never stop learning”. But although many people attend college or university, seldom few set foot in a classroom again after their mid-twenties when they graduate.

Yet, lifelong learning is extremely important, particularly for senior level professionals and adults. There are three main reasons why continued learning is imperative:

Staying Relevant

While … Read More »

Tips to Hone Your Networking Skills at Business Conferences

Posted on July 13th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Sales & Marketing. Comments Off on Tips to Hone Your Networking Skills at Business Conferences

Developing a healthy network of contacts is critical to entrepreneurial success, and yet for many people – particularly the less extroverted types – it is the most daunting part of starting a business. It can be even more intimidating in situations with lots of people, like at a business conference.

But the art of networking … 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 to Overcome Failure at Work

Posted on July 7th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Workplace Wellness. Comments Off on How to Overcome Failure at Work

There are few things that feel worse than failing an important task at your job. Yet, everyone makes mistakes at one time or another. The key to success isn’t by never failing; it’s by learning how to effectively work through failure when it happens.

Overcoming failure can be achieved by implementing a few key strategies:

Own Up … Read More »