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Launched in 2003 and acquired by Microsoft in 2016, LinkedIn has emerged as a leading platform for job seekers and those who are looking to further their careers. As of the end of 2018, LinkedIn boasted almost 600 million users worldwide, with approximately 150 million in the United States alone. With robust networking and publishing… Read more »

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Focus on the Why by Jeff Herzog Reading through the job description, you couldn’t help but notice that you were a perfect fit for the opportunity. In fact, the requirements of the position matched your qualifications so closely, you felt like you were reading a personal invitation. And because your resume fit the description so… Read more »

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By Steve Margalit Time kills all deals! Time kills all deals! This statement holds true for almost any sales transaction, and it’s something I learned first-hand on my first day in Executive Recruitment. The most efficient and effective sales processes capitalize on momentum. Once you lose it, your chances of ‘closing the deal’ tumble dramatically…. Read more »

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The key to success: failing fast. If one looks at people who have ascended in their careers, failure is a key to their success. Multi-millionaires learned more from being fired than from making a $100M acquisition. It is failing, and then having to look at yourself in the mirror directly afterward that teaches the most… Read more »

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by FPC Riverwood Promotion Goals It is that time of year… again. The time where you go to your boss’ office for the annual review. While most folks dread this time of year, I love it. It is the time where the boss should lay out clear objectives and parlay strategic direction as directives. However,… Read more »

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The Greek concept for mind flows from the word ‘dianoia’ which means to separate this from that or to rightly divide. In a profoundly acute work done on the way which we have set a generation up for failure Jonathan Haidt states in “The Coddling of the American Mind” that we have promulgated three great… Read more »

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In my younger years when I regularly went overseas for work, I always thought about the tall pine trees that are prevalent on my parents’ property in central Georgia.  Pine trees, for whatever reason were always a firm reminder of home for me, especially when the environments I was in were often devoid of real… Read more »

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According to the New York Times, over 80% of people live within a couple of hours from their parents, their birthplace. This statistic is mind-boggling to me. In the span of six years, my family lived in all four U.S. continental time zones. My eldest son went to Pre-K, Kindergarten and First Grade in three… Read more »

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By Jeff Herzog President FPC National/F-O-R-T-U-N-E Franchise Corp  I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what we do here at FPC and how we’ve been able to succeed for almost 60 years (BTW, 2019 is our 60th anniversary in business).  One theme keeps coming to mind “It’s All About The People”.  Now that may seem… Read more »

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By Steve Margalit There’s no doubt recruiting has evolved immensely in recent times – and will continue to do so. New innovations in recruiting (i.e. social media and AI) can help us find high-quality candidates in this elusive “quality candidate” market, but only if we recruiters know how to adapt.  In Part IV of our… Read more »