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University of Victoria Refuses to Publish Student Article on Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted on July 19th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Human Resources, Leadership. No Comments

My son, Will Goldbeck, a 4th year student at the University of Victoria’s Gustavson School of Business, wrote a brief essay regarding Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) responding to an UVIC online forum post about CSR.  After encouragement from the forum administrator, he tried to get this essay published through formal UVIC avenues, to share his … Read More »

Essay on Corporate Social Responsibility by Will Goldbeck

Posted on July 19th, by Goldbeck Recruiting in HR Management, Human Resources, Leadership, Recruitment. No Comments

The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is taught so dogmatically its true implications are often unclear. I suspect this is done intentionally to discourage people from asking questions and unraveling the theory. I was able to glean from various professors at UVIC and abroad (Tilburg University), that CSR is the doctrine of demanding managers … 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 »