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Trade Balance Update (Canadian International Merchandise Trade) March 2019

Posted on May 9th, by Henry Goldbeck in Recruitment. Comments Off on Trade Balance Update (Canadian International Merchandise Trade) March 2019

What were the results of today’s trade balance update from Statistics Canada, and what industries are most affected?

Canada’s trade deficit for March, 2019 was $3.2 billion, a narrowing of February’s $3.4 billion deficit. Both total exports and imports were up, with exports rising 3.2% to $49 billion, while imports were up 2.5% to $52.3 billion. It … Read More »

Ticket to the C-Suite: Executive Resume Tips

Posted on April 23rd, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, Henry Goldbeck, Job Search, Recruitment, Resume Writing. Comments Off on Ticket to the C-Suite: Executive Resume Tips

It goes without saying that competition for executive positions is fierce. A strong history of accomplishment and aptitude are simply table stakes, necessary in gaining consideration for top jobs. Even for talented, tenured individuals entering the C-suite sweepstakes, however, it’s important to remember that presentation is everything. As we screen candidates for high ranking positions … Read More »

Workplace Games: Gamification Nets Results for HR

Posted on March 15th, by Henry Goldbeck in Henry Goldbeck, HR Management, Human Resources. Comments Off on Workplace Games: Gamification Nets Results for HR

When I was in kindergarten, our teacher used to have us play a game called ‘Feed the Pelican’. She would distribute little cardboard fish featuring basic math problems or reading challenges. Students who correctly answered the question written on their fish were afforded the opportunity to walk to the front of the class and deposit … Read More »


Visa Finagling: Why US Based Foreign Workers are Choosing Canada

Posted on March 7th, by Henry Goldbeck in Henry Goldbeck, HR Management, In The Media, Recruitment, Working Internationally. Comments Off on Visa Finagling: Why US Based Foreign Workers are Choosing Canada

Certainty is something that we are all naturally attracted to. For foreign workers in the US, and their families, the process of renewing visas is stressful, time consuming and fraught with uncertainty. It’s little surprise then that many companies are now supporting their workers in a move to Canada, where the path to citizenship is … Read More »

USMCA – What Does It Mean for Canadian Firms and Professionals?

Posted on February 7th, by Henry Goldbeck in Henry Goldbeck, Human Resources, In The Media. Comments Off on USMCA – What Does It Mean for Canadian Firms and Professionals?

Canadians seeking non-immigrant working visas, and renewal of such visas, should be aware of potential changes to existing agreements when the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) takes effect in early 2019.

An Overview of USMCA, or CUSMA

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was finalised on September 30, 2018, and is expected to take effect around January 1, 2020, … Read More »