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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »