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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 »

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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 »