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What standard questions should employers ask prospective employees?

Posted on August 20th, by Karen Epp in Human Resources, In The Media, Interviewing Advice, Karen Epp. 1 Comment

Don’t forget to assess drive and motivation when hiring an employee

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Camila Louzada: Global recruitment manager, Vision Critical

Interviewing can be an overwhelming experience; trying to assess a candidate’s entire history, skills and fit in an hour is quite the task. As a consequence, important questions not directly related to skills often fall through the … Read More »


Rigidity Does Not Equal High Standards

Posted on July 22nd, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Human Resources, Recruitment. Comments Off on Rigidity Does Not Equal High Standards

As professional recruiters we come across every kind of hiring process imaginable from one interview and hire to 15 interviews and counting as well as a multitude of candidate criteria including “must have industry experience” , “must have post secondary education” to “we prefer to hire outside the industry” and education is not as important … Read More »


2 in 5 Canadians Have Witnessed Some Kind of Misconduct in Their Workplace

Posted on July 9th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, HR Management, Human Resources. Comments Off on 2 in 5 Canadians Have Witnessed Some Kind of Misconduct in Their Workplace

A survey recently conducted by Ipsos Reid revealed that 2 in 5 Canadians have seen some kind of misconduct in their workplace. Of those who witnessed wrongdoings, 48% did not report it.

What was more staggering, is that only 31% feel confident that your report would be properly investigated. Your warning bells should be ringing.

Types of … Read More »


What Your Employees Need From You

Posted on June 11th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Human Resources, Recruitment. Comments Off on What Your Employees Need From You

What Your Employees Need From You
Your employees spend a minimum of 40 hours a week at the office. In some cases they spend more time at work than with their family or friends. Creating a welcoming and comfortable surrounding will go a long way towards creating a solid reputation as a top employer. Companies like Infosys and Google brought out the big guns. Infosys tries to foster a culture of fun by building a bowling alley into their office.

Goldbeck Recruiting Inc. Launches a New Recruitment Division in Mining, Oil, & Gas

Posted on January 23rd, by Lougie in Company News. 2 comments

Goldbeck Recruiting Inc. Launches a New Recruitment Division in Mining, Oil, & Gas

VANCOUVER, BC CANADA – Jan 23, 2012 – Goldbeck Recruiting Inc., a leading recruitment and executive search firm in Vancouver, BC, announces the launch of its new recruitment division in Mining, Oil, & Gas.

The new division will cover mining jobs such as:

Mining Engineers
Geologists
Exploration … Read More »