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My Two Cents on Bad Job Seekers

Posted on October 9th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Human Resources, Job Search, Recruitment. Comments Off on My Two Cents on Bad Job Seekers

I cannot determine whether they are just lazy or stupid.

As the Marketing Manager at a recruitment firm, I get emails from job applicants. I don’t recruit, my name is NOT affiliated with any job opportunities on our website, nor do I pretend to hire for a position, yet I still get applications. I try my … 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 »

How to Decide Between Two Great Candidates

Posted on September 5th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Recruitment. 1 Comment

This question comes from our “Ask Henry” online FAQ series.

Question:
“How do you decide between 2 applicants – one with industry experience but no formal training and the other with formal training but no industry experience. ”

Response:

Over the years I have encountered every variation on this question from a recruiting assignment many years ago where the … Read More »

5 Excuses Costing You Time & Money

Posted on July 16th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Recruitment. 1 Comment

Letting go of an employee is one of the hardest things a manager can do. But there’s no use making excuses.

You know it’s time to do something about that employee whose performance is consistently lacking. But, well, dealing with it feels like more trouble than it’s worth.

If this sounds familiar, I have a challenge for … Read More »

The Leader’s Most Critical Role

Posted on June 11th, by Lougie in HR Management, Job Search, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on The Leader’s Most Critical Role

The Leader’s most critical role.

Jim Brown

According to Statistics Canada, the Canadian economy produces an average of 100,000 new small businesses each year.  A small business is defined as one with 5-100 employees.  Stats Can also reports that 85,000 small businesses fail each year.  That’s a pretty significant attrition rate.  And as almost half of all … Read More »