Career Mapping101: Taking the Reins of Your Future

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By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National Too often, people take a passive approach to their careers. They spend years working hard at their jobs, hoping to be recognized and given the opportunity to advance. And while this strategy does work for some in the long run, more often it results in being passed over for… Read more »

Interviewers: Bring Out the Best in Your Candidates

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By Steve Margalit,  FPC It’s perfectly natural: Many job applicants get flustered and tongue-tied on interviews. Others may be more relaxed, but they still do not know how to convey their value when speaking with a prospective employer. Does this mean they are not the right fit for your company? Hardly. Just because some candidates… Read more »

Why Isn’t My Resume Working?

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Advice From a Recruiter: Three reasons why your resume is actually hurting your job search By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National                   As recruiters, we see countless resumes come across our inboxes daily, most of which are lacking – not only in substance, but in strategy, presentation,… Read more »

The Job Market is Revving Up, Are You Asleep at the Wheel?

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By Jeff Herzog and Steve Margalit, FPC National Most economists agree, economic conditions will continue to rapidly improve throughout 2021.  The global pandemic which was thrust upon us in early 2020 sent shockwaves through the stock market, the job market and almost every aspect of our daily lives.  Because the setback was event driven and… Read more »

The Transformation of the Recruiting and Job-Search Industry

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Job Vacancies are Increasingly Being Filled Through Proactive Recruitment Techniques By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National This is not your grandfather’s job search. The days of circling want ads in the Sunday paper and then mailing in a resume disappeared decades ago with the introduction of digital job boards. And while these job boards disrupted… Read more »

Gearing Up for a Robust Job Market in 2021

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By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National As we turn the page on 2020, employers and job seekers are entering the new year will a sense of renewed optimism and enthusiasm. Because of the pandemic, many companies had postponed their plans to expand their teams and fill in gaps in their workforces. Employees had also delayed… Read more »

Job Seekers: Boost Your Digital Presence

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By Jeff Herzog President, FPC National In the digital age, job seekers have become a lot like companies in that their digital presence will often determine their success. Just as consumers analyze brands’ websites, social media content, and credentials before making a decision, so do employers when seeking a candidate to hire. This is especially… Read more »

FPC National Survey: Job Seekers Attitudes’ During a Pandemic

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By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National Before the pandemic began, the employment market was robust. In January 2020, growth was in the forecast, as 225,000 new jobs were added to the payrolls nationally. Average private-sector employee earnings rose in January by .2%, and increased by 3.1% over the prior year. Anyone looking for a new… Read more »

Roadmap to Success: Creating an Effective Job Search Strategy

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By Steve Margalit, FPC National It’s daunting. The idea of launching a job search seems like a monumental task, especially in the midst of a pandemic. When you look at all of the things you must do to land a job, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. From crafting your resume to honing your interviewing skills… Read more »

Landing a Job in a Pandemic: Focus on Value

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By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National I’ve heard many job seekers ask, “Should I even bother looking for a job during Covid?” The short answer: Yes! And here’s the longer answer: As we stumble our way through this pandemic, the job market is as turbulent as ever. Every time we turn on the TV, we… Read more »