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 »

The Pros & Cons of Entrepreneurship

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by Jeff Herzog, President “Being an entrepreneur can be learned, and that is exactly what I have done. You don’t have to be born with it or have had the ‘lemonade stand.’ But, you do need to have the passion, devotion, conviction, and sheer will and drive to make it happen.” ~ Julia Hartz, Co-Founder… Read more »

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 »

Career Success: Mastering the Art of Storytelling

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by Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National Storytelling is the single most powerful tool in the job seeker’s toolkit. Being competent, producing meaningful results, and developing a track record of success are all terrific assets, but without the ability to effectively convey these qualities to a prospective employer, it will be difficult for you to stand… 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 »

WHY AM I LOSING MY BEST JOB CANDIDATES?

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COMMON MISTAKES COMPANIES MAKE WHEN TRYING TO HIRE IN TODAY’S MARKET     Join us as we explore some issues contributing to your recruiting challenges… Lapses in your process Shortcomings with your compensation Cultural inconsistencies Register now

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 »

Executive Search Firms vs. Staffing Agencies

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By Jeff Herzog, President FPC National There is a common misconception in talent acquisition circles that staffing agencies are the same thing as executive search firms.  That couldn’t be further from the truth.  Let’s take a few minutes and outline both so we can draw a distinct comparison: Staffing agencies generally serve a local market… Read more »