How Have Hiring Plans and Staffing Changed in Response to COVID-19?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused turmoil with our work environments these last weeks and has had a major impact on how companies are recruiting new talent. Employers and their HR teams have had to use more innovative methods to hire and onboard new recruits while also simultaneously providing support for their employees as they transition… Read more »

Recruiting During a Pandemic: Why Right Now is the Very Best Time to Acquire Talent

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By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National “Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.” ~ William Arthur Ward With so much turbulence in the economy, some companies are putting recruiting on the back burner, taking a wait-and-see approach to strengthening their teams as they emerge from this crisis. On the surface,… Read more »

The Impact of COVID-19 on Recruitment Activity Levels – Panel Debate

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The effect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the labor market has been eye-opening – and has generated significant media coverage given the impact on unemployment. While it has been devastating for many industries where companies have had to lay off or furlough a significant portion of their workers, other sectors are still actively hiring… Read more »

Networking for Job Search During Covid-19 and Beyond

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By Ben Gidwani, FPC Orlando and Steve Margalit, FPC National A friend who was recently downsized during the Covid-19 crisis asked me, “what does networking really mean?”  There’s both a short answer and a long answer. The following is the long answer which provides actionable items and details on how to be effective at networking during… Read more »

Strengthening Your Business During a Crisis

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By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National “In the midst of every crisis, lies great opportunity.” ― Albert Einstein This is the age of coronavirus. Our businesses and our lives have been disrupted. Offices are empty, revenue streams have been interrupted, and employees are working remotely. This is anything but business as usual. People are frightened…. Read more »

Servant Leadership:

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The Key to Building High-Performing Teams and Successful Companies by Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” ~ Jack Welch Servant leadership is a people-centered management philosophy that focuses on the needs of employees. It… Read more »

FPC National: Celebrating 60 Years in Business

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By Jeff Herzog, President Celebrating 60 Years! When Rudy Schott founded Fortune Personnel Consultants (FPC) in 1959, he was considered to be a trailblazer in the executive recruiting industry. Since the field was in its infancy and there was no blueprint to follow, Rudy had to rely on his instincts and genuine love of people… Read more »

Compassion: The Secret Ingredient to Business Success

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On May 13th, 2018, Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, spoke to the graduation class of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. In his speech, he highlighted that the secret to his success, and the model that propelled him to where he stands now, is compassion. Weiner broke it down this way: “I vowed… Read more »

Job Seekers: Here’s Why You Didn’t Get Hired

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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 »