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By Ben Gidwani, FPC Orlando and Steve Margalit, FPC National A friend who was recently downsized during the Covid-19 crisis asked me, “what does networking really mean?”  There’s both a short answer and a long answer. The following is the long answer which provides actionable items and details on how to be effective at networking during… Read more »

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By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National “In the midst of every crisis, lies great opportunity.” ― Albert Einstein This is the age of coronavirus. Our businesses and our lives have been disrupted. Offices are empty, revenue streams have been interrupted, and employees are working remotely. This is anything but business as usual. People are frightened…. Read more »

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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 »

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The Key to Building High-Performing Teams and Successful Companies by Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” ~ Jack Welch Servant leadership is a people-centered management philosophy that focuses on the needs of employees. It… Read more »

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By Steve Margalit, FPC National and Ben Gidwani, FPC Orlando Searching for a new job can be stressful. Searching for a new job in the presence of Coronavirus, with lots of uncertainties across the board, can get even more unnerving.  Fear and anxiety come into play and can be overwhelming. The CDC recommends that it’s… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »