Writing an Effective Resume

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Generating Interest Is your resume being read or is it being put aside on indefinite hold? Why are some more effective than others? As strange as this sounds, most resumes are written without a clear understanding of their true purpose. Simply put, a good resume should motivate management to interview you. Generating interest is not… Read more »

5 Things You Need to Remove from Your Resume … Right Now!

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Resumes come in many different formats and styles   by Jeff Herzog And while there is not one single correct way of creating an effective resume, there are certain guidelines that should be followed to maximize your impact. Given the important role that a resume plays in a job search, it is surprising to see… Read more »

Just Say No! Why You Should Run from a Counteroffer

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Just say NO to the Counteroffer! by Jeff Herzog You’ve received an offer from another company. After long consideration, you’ve decided that it would be best for your career if you took it. But when you inform your current employer of your plans to leave, they complicate matters by making a counteroffer. You are now… 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 »

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 »