How Have Hiring Plans and Staffing Changed in Response to COVID-19?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused turmoil with our work environments these last weeks and has had a major impact on how companies are recruiting new talent. Employers and their HR teams have had to use more innovative methods to hire and onboard new recruits while also simultaneously providing support for their employees as they transition… Read more »

Recruiting During a Pandemic: Why Right Now is the Very Best Time to Acquire Talent

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By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National “Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.” ~ William Arthur Ward With so much turbulence in the economy, some companies are putting recruiting on the back burner, taking a wait-and-see approach to strengthening their teams as they emerge from this crisis. On the surface,… Read more »

The Impact of COVID-19 on Recruitment Activity Levels – Panel Debate

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The effect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the labor market has been eye-opening – and has generated significant media coverage given the impact on unemployment. While it has been devastating for many industries where companies have had to lay off or furlough a significant portion of their workers, other sectors are still actively hiring… Read more »

Strengthening Your Business During a Crisis

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By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National “In the midst of every crisis, lies great opportunity.” ― Albert Einstein This is the age of coronavirus. Our businesses and our lives have been disrupted. Offices are empty, revenue streams have been interrupted, and employees are working remotely. This is anything but business as usual. People are frightened…. Read more »

Servant Leadership:

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The Key to Building High-Performing Teams and Successful Companies by Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” ~ Jack Welch Servant leadership is a people-centered management philosophy that focuses on the needs of employees. It… Read more »

It’s a New Year, Audit Your Hiring

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By Steve Margalit It’s a new year.  It’s time for a fresh start.  It’s time to right your wrongs, and improve on the past.  It’s a great time to create a vision for your company, set goals, and execute on your plan to achieve greater heights than the previous year.  What worked?  What didn’t work? … Read more »

The Benefits of Offering Flexible Working Arrangements

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The workforce is changing and people are increasingly seeking more flexibility in their jobs. With advances in technology, it is now feasible for a large portion of the workforce to complete projects and maintain productivity away from the office. Does your company offer flexible working options? If not, you may be at risk of losing… Read more »

Culture Counts: How to Optimize Employee Retention

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As most recruiters and company leaders know, long-term employee retention is one of the key drivers of company productivity, growth, and overall profitability. With unemployment rates at historical lows, the effort to retain top talent has grown even more challenging. As you look around your company, you may not notice the signs of discontentment of… Read more »

Recruiter – Client Relationship: Communication is the Key to a Successful Engagement

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It really is “All About the People” by Jeff Herzog, President Recently, I posed the following question to my network on LinkedIn: 🏆 A question to ask you all — what’s one piece of advice you’d give to a business that’s engaging an executive recruitment agency, to help them ensure the relationship is really successful… Read more »

Hiding In Plain Sight – The Passive Candidate

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By Steve Margalit The never ending search for top candidates to fill your open jobs requires research, planning, effort and execution.  Relying on inbound efforts alone, i.e. posting ads, is not likely to yield the highest quality results.  Finding top talent requires you to “leave no stone unturned” and to be proactive.  It requires you… Read more »