Talent At Work: Recruitment and Career Blog

5 Ways to stop Ageism getting in the way of your business

It is an unfortunate truth of our society that employees are often stereotyped based on their age. Some researchers suggest our society devalues the competence and adaptability of older employees. This does a great disservice to those employees, and also hurts the businesses who act upon these stereotypes.

Modern businesses aren’t usually looking to advertise unfair … Read More »

HR Policy Development : Attracting Top Female Talent

Posted on July 12th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Career Development, HR Management, Human Resources, Leadership, Recruitment. No Comments

Gender imbalance, sexual harassment, and equal treatment have been significant issues for years. Nothing can change overnight, but I see employers now opening their doors to the most valuable candidate, regardless if it’s a woman or a man.

The companies we work with ask us to recruit candidates on their behalf and are, more and more, … Read More »

Strong job growth adds strain to already small candidate pool

Posted on July 6th, by Henry Goldbeck in Company News, Henry Goldbeck, HR Management, In The Media, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Strong job growth adds strain to already small candidate pool

The Employment Change data was released this morning by Statistics Canada showing strong growth overall and 42.6% higher than forecast result for the month of June. The expectation was to be a net increase of 22,300 jobs, Canada instead adding 31,800 jobs through the period. In previous months at Goldbeck Recruiting we reported that hiring managers … Read More »

What is it about small businesses that attracts top talent?

Posted on June 22nd, by Julia Sustakova in HR Management, Human Resources, Industry Resources, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on What is it about small businesses that attracts top talent?

Many job seekers are drawn to work for an SMB (small to medium sized business) over working for large corporations or other similarly large organizations. SMBs, which are generally identified as having less than one hundred employees, comprise 98% of the over 1.17 million employer businesses in Canada (Statistics Canada, 2015). In contrast to the … Read More »


Alessia Pagliaroli assists local training academy with industry insights

Posted on June 15th, by Alessia Pagliaroli in Company News, Recruitment. Comments Off on Alessia Pagliaroli assists local training academy with industry insights

I recently attended the Jedi Council organized by RED Academy in Vancouver. RED is a well respected training academy offering courses like Digital Marketing. I was asked to join a group of industry professionals to guide their curriculum planning process. As a marketing recruiter, I prepared some thoughts on the biggest priorities and knowledge … Read More »