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  By Steve Margalit Why am I losing my best job candidates?!?  I can just hear the frustration.  This question often reverberates at all levels within a company, from leadership to middle management all the way to the staff at large.  With unemployment rates near all-time lows, it has never been more important for companies… Read more »

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By Steve Margalit, Operations/Training Consultant As unemployment continues to hover at historic lows, the challenge of finding top talent has only gotten worse.  The ‘post and pray’ method of generating high caliber candidates is ineffective at best.  Now, more than ever before, companies have to rely on their network of industry contacts, and more importantly,… Read more »

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It’s All About the Résumé By Joanne Gehas, Ph.D., Executive Recruiter (Pharmaceutical) at FPC of Raleigh People who are content in their current role and have no immediate plans to leave their employer ask why they should spend time and effort now on updating their résumé. Most people update their résumé only when under some… Read more »

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Your Closing Argument You’ve just had a very productive interview with a great company and received positive feedback. It’s clear that you are a good fit for their needs, and you believe that you are among the final contenders for the position. What do you do now? Do you just sit by your email for… Read more »

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By Steve Margalit One of the collateral challenges of our strong economy is the shortage of high quality, active job seeking candidates.  As Executive Recruiters, we have an enormous opportunity to partner with both our client companies, and the network of high caliber candidates we have developed over the years yielding a win-win-win situation.  The… Read more »

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By Jeff Herzog, President Celebrating 60 Years! When Rudy Schott founded Fortune Personnel Consultants (FPC) in 1959, he was considered to be a trailblazer in the executive recruiting industry. Since the field was in its infancy and there was no blueprint to follow, Rudy had to rely on his instincts and genuine love of people… Read more »

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Job Seekers: It’s All in the Messaging What’s the best way to make a job seeker squirm? Ask him why he should be hired for the position he is seeking. After some hemming and hawing, stuttering, and sweating, he likely will respond with a vague and ineffective answer that fails to position him in a… Read more »

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Check out the latest episode of FPC Jobs TV! This week Dylan gives some great advice on how to answer the dreaded question “Why are you looking?” He also shares the details about a three of our over 300 jobs posted on www.fpcnational.com.  Visit our jobs portal to search for more jobs and learn more. #fpcjobs #executivesearch… Read more »

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Advice from a recruiter: Three reasons why your resume is actually hurting your job search As recruiters, we see countless resumes come across our inboxes daily, most of which are lacking – not only in substance, but in strategy, presentation, and value. It’s important for job seekers to understand that while unemployment numbers are relatively… Read more »

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Inside Recruiting Ever wonder what happens in the world of recruiting?  FPC Jobs TV brings to you FPCNN, an inside peek into the day-to-day musings of a successful recruiting office. Visit our jobs portal to search for more jobs and to learn more. Search Jobs Find Your Next Opportunity Submit Your Resume Find A Recruiter Join… Read more »