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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 »

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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 »

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Humility is the New Smart: Are You Ready? SMART used to be a quantity game. “I know more than you. I get more things right.” But Ed Hess and Katherine Ludwig say that in the new Smart Machine Age, that’s losing game. The new smart is about quality. Specifically, the quality of your thinking, your… Read more »

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I don’t know about you, but quite frankly I’m sick of hearing about the tough economy. So today, we’re going to focus on 5 ways to turn negative thoughts into positive action. You have a lot of potential – start recognizing it! You may not be built like a bodybuilder or be mistaken for a supermodel. But… Read more »

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Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read more »

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Certain people always have great jobs. They always seem to land the promotion. And they always seem to be successful with everything they touch. Is this just luck or a coincidence? Nope! These people don’t wait for things to happen, they make their own luck. So what can you do to ensure you’re successful? You… Read more »

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Why a Mutually Committed Search is a Win, Win, Win By Steve Margalit, FPC Recruitment Training Consultant When it comes to hiring a professional recruiting firm, many companies view their options through a very black and white prism. The perception is even more apparent when they engage with an executive recruiter. The two most common… Read more »

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By Steve Margalit, FPC Recruitment Training Consultant                 Have you ever really taken the time to determine the cost of an unfilled position at your company?  In many cases, it can be hard to quantify with an actual dollar amount.  Sometimes you need to look beyond the financial… Read more »

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By Steve Margalit, FPC Recruitment Training Consultant For those of us who have been involved in the process of recruiting and hiring, we know it can be a very humbling experience.  Reflect back on some failed attempts at securing your prized candidate and you might find some obvious reasons why you couldn’t close the deal, Top… Read more »

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By Steve Margalit, FPC Recruitment Training Consultant We live in an age where hiring managers have more resources than ever before to try to identify talented people for their open positions.  Social media is one of those resources and has now become part of the new normal when it comes to recruiting efforts.  Corporations large… Read more »