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 »

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 »

Hiding In Plain Sight – The Passive Candidate

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By Steve Margalit The never ending search for top candidates to fill your open jobs requires research, planning, effort and execution.  Relying on inbound efforts alone, i.e. posting ads, is not likely to yield the highest quality results.  Finding top talent requires you to “leave no stone unturned” and to be proactive.  It requires you… Read more »

Does The Perfect Candidate Exist?

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By Steve Margalit         Has the internet led you to believe that there is an unlimited pool of talent in your given field?  Is it fooling you into believing you can find the perfect candidate?  If you answered yes, you are not alone. As a result of this false perception, the average… Read more »

You Snooze, You Lose

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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 »

Is Your ‘Holiday Time’ Job Offer a Gift, or a Gag?

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By Steve Margalit, FPC Recruitment Training Consultant With less than six weeks to go in the calendar year and competition for top talent as fierce as it’s ever been, it’s imperative you bring your best job offer to the table.  This is always true in a candidate poor market, but even more so at year… Read more »