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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 »

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How to Build and Grow your Personal Brand There have been lots of significant changes in the professional jobs market over the last few years. One of the most visible changes has been the rise in personal branding and the image that you’re able to portray about yourself in the market through astute use of… Read more »

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How many times do we hear people say, “The Internet’s a black hole that swallows up resumes.” Most people know this, but they won’t change what they’re doing. They just go and post their resume on another site or send an email reply to a job posting somewhere online. Why? They hope it will work… Read more »

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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 »

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Welcome to the FPC Recruiters’ Guide to winning your Bare Knuckle Job Search. What do we mean by ‘bare knuckle job search’? Take a minute and picture an old-time, “bare knuckle” fight and describe what comes to mind. To us, among other things, it means a tough, hard-nosed, bloody battle that has virtually no rules. I… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »