What Does It Take to Be a Successful Entrepreneur?

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by Jeff Herzog, President “Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.” – Winston Churchill Recently, I had the opportunity to deliver a keynote presentation at SUNY Albany for their Entrepreneurship Group. I presented my view of the qualities, skills, and experience required to establish, grow, and manage a… 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 »

Why an Executive Recruiter? Why FPC?

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By Steve Margalit Regardless of market conditions – low unemployment, high unemployment, or somewhere in between – finding high caliber talent is difficult.  There are a number of factors at play in today’s market, including but not limited to, a shortage of active job seekers.  This lack of candidate flow typically leads to an extended… Read more »

Why Am I Losing My Best Job Candidates?

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  By Steve Margalit Why am I losing my best job candidates?!?  I can just hear the frustration.  This question often reverberates at all levels within a company, from leadership to middle management all the way to the staff at large.  With unemployment rates near all-time lows, it has never been more important for companies… Read more »

What Makes a Great Recruiter/Client Relationship?

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By Steve Margalit, Operations/Training Consultant As unemployment continues to hover at historic lows, the challenge of finding top talent has only gotten worse.  The ‘post and pray’ method of generating high caliber candidates is ineffective at best.  Now, more than ever before, companies have to rely on their network of industry contacts, and more importantly,… Read more »

FPC National: Celebrating 60 Years in Business

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By Jeff Herzog, President Celebrating 60 Years! When Rudy Schott founded Fortune Personnel Consultants (FPC) in 1959, he was considered to be a trailblazer in the executive recruiting industry. Since the field was in its infancy and there was no blueprint to follow, Rudy had to rely on his instincts and genuine love of people… Read more »

Inside the World of Recruiting

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Inside Recruiting Ever wonder what happens in the world of recruiting?  FPC Jobs TV brings to you FPCNN, an inside peek into the day-to-day musings of a successful recruiting office. Visit our jobs portal to search for more jobs and to learn more. Search Jobs Find Your Next Opportunity Submit Your Resume Find A Recruiter Join… Read more »

Does The Perfect Candidate Exist?

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By Steve Margalit         Has the internet led you to believe that there is an unlimited pool of talent in your given field?  Is it fooling you into believing you can find the perfect candidate?  If you answered yes, you are not alone. As a result of this false perception, the average… Read more »

You Snooze, You Lose

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By Steve Margalit Time kills all deals! Time kills all deals! This statement holds true for almost any sales transaction, and it’s something I learned first-hand on my first day in Executive Recruitment. The most efficient and effective sales processes capitalize on momentum. Once you lose it, your chances of ‘closing the deal’ tumble dramatically…. Read more »

The More Things Change, the More Things Stay the Same

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In my younger years when I regularly went overseas for work, I always thought about the tall pine trees that are prevalent on my parents’ property in central Georgia.  Pine trees, for whatever reason were always a firm reminder of home for me, especially when the environments I was in were often devoid of real… Read more »