McKinsey and LinkedIn Stress Talent Attraction As Key Differentiator

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By Jeff Herzog, FPC President When two of the biggest names in business line up to tell us that Talent Attraction is arguably your single biggest success factor for the coming years, it’s time to pay attention. That’s exactly what’s happened in the last months, as both McKinsey and LinkedIn have stressed that Talent Attraction… Read more »

Does Anyone Care What the Recruiter Thinks? Part III

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Does Anyone Care What the Recruiter Thinks? Part III By Steve Margalit, FPC Recruitment Training Consultant The recruiting industry has continued to evolve in a number of ways since its creation in the post-World War II era.  Advancements in technology including artificial intelligence have changed the landscape and have forced both companies and Executive Recruiters… Read more »

Do You Really Know How the Recruitment Sausage is Made??

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By Steve Margalit, FPC Recruitment Training Consultant What really goes on in a well-run professional recruiting practice?  Most executives only see the finished product or hired candidate.  In recruiting, just like an iceberg, only 10% is visible above the surface.  The ‘magic’ really happens in the 90% you can’t see, taking place behind the scenes,… Read more »

Does Artificial Intelligence Spell The End of Recruitment As We Know It?

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By Jeff Herzog, FPC President Mankind has been held in the grip of fear for many centuries. Or perhaps more than fear, it’s a creeping anxiety that the latest advances in technology will inevitably lead to unemployment. It’s a deep seated anxiety that we’ll see work being undertaken by machines, computers or robots that had… Read more »

Opportunity Cost, or Opportunity Lost?

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By Steve Margalit, FPC Recruitment Training Consultant We are currently experiencing a fiercely competitive job market in the race for top talent.  The unemployment rate is at generational lows, and dropping.  This means that the post and pray method of identifying highly qualified candidates is not nearly as effective as it’s been in the past. … Read more »

America Now Has More Jobs Than Unemployed Workers

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In case you missed it, something pretty sensational happened during Spring 2018. The Labor Department announced that, for the first time since such records began being collected, the number of job openings exceeded the number of job seekers. Put another way, if every single unemployed person were to take a job we’d still have jobs… Read more »

Does Anyone Care What the Recruiter Thinks? Part II

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By Steve Margalit, FPC Recruitment Training Consultant The recruiting industry has experienced many changes since its creation in the 1940’s.  Advancements in technology have changed the landscape and have forced both companies and Executive Recruiters to often adapt on the fly.  In Part II of our new series entitled “Does Anyone Care What the Recruiter… Read more »

Build Grow your Personal Brand

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How to Build and Grow your Personal Brand There have been lots of significant changes in the professional jobs market over the last few years. One of the most visible changes has been the rise in personal branding and the image that you’re able to portray about yourself in the market through astute use of… Read more »

Hiring Manager’s Guide to Recruiting!

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By Steve Margalit, FPC Recruitment Training Consultant You Have To Live With the Results, Not HR By F. John Reh           Recruiting is not an HR job. If you’re a hiring manager, recruiting is your responsibility, not HRs. Yes, human resources can, and should, help, but you need to own your… Read more »

Your Job Search is a Bare Knuckle Fight

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Welcome to the FPC Recruiters’ Guide to winning your Bare Knuckle Job Search. What do we mean by ‘bare knuckle job search’? Take a minute and picture an old-time, “bare knuckle” fight and describe what comes to mind. To us, among other things, it means a tough, hard-nosed, bloody battle that has virtually no rules. I… Read more »