Your Job Search is a Bare Knuckle Fight, Ch 2: Outplacement is out of place in a bare knuckle job search

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The information you get in outplacement is way too soft: Write a cover letter. Email it with your resume or send out a fax blast. Wait a certain number of days. Email again. Don’t call. Don’t bother people. Sorry. This doesn’t work. If you’ve received outplacement services as part of your severance package, here are some points… 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 »

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 »

Why Your Job Opening Will Never Get Filled…

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By Steve Margalit, FPC Recruitment Training Consultant Jobs, jobs, jobs, frequently a top story in the news, and more specifically on the first Friday of every month when the Department of Labor releases its jobs report and we anxiously await their findings.  From the unemployment rate, currently at its lowest levels since 2000, to the… Read more »

Does Anyone Care What the Recruiter Thinks? Part I

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By Steve Margalit, FPC Recruitment Training Consultant            The Executive Recruiting landscape is an ever-changing, dynamic industry that has been drastically impacted by the advent of the internet over the past two decades.  Most corporations have hired troves of talent acquisition representatives and have spent millions of dollars on internet tools… Read more »

5 New Year’s Re’cruit’ Solutions

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By Steve Margalit, FPC Recruitment Training Consultant The holidays are upon us and the clean slate of the New Year is looming.  Now is a great time to take stock of what worked well over the past year, and where you can make improvements to your hiring process.  I think we can all agree if… Read more »

“I thought I hired a superstar, I was wrong…”

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Tips to Interview a Hire, not a Fire By Steve Margalit, FPC Recruitment Training Consultant The interview process typically involves two parties, the hiring company and the candidate.  One thing they both have in common is that they are on their best possible behavior from the moment they are introduced until the candidate signs on… Read more »

Recruit Yourself?!  To Success.

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By Steve Margalit, FPC Recruitment Training Consultant Whether you’re unemployed, underemployed or just looking for a change, you have options.  Professionals burn out and leave their industry all the time, sometimes to pursue a passion, other times they may not really be sure where their second act will lead them.  There is another career path… Read more »

Hiring is not an Individual Sport

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By Steve Margalit, FPC Recruitment Training Consultant The number one goal in any company’s recruiting effort is to fill their open position with the right candidate in a timely manner.  This goes for the hiring manager, the talent acquisition team, the executive recruiter, and of course the candidate.  Yet it often seems that some or… Read more »

Job Offer or Job Awful?… Mistakes Companies Make

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By Steve Margalit, FPC Recruitment Training Consultant   You’ve done a great job attracting top talent to consider your company for employment.  You’ve had a stellar interview process thus far, but you still have one major hurdle to clear in order to finalize and complete the process…get an accepted offer.  We’re living in a highly… Read more »