The Biggest Candidate Shortages As We Emerge From The Pandemic

The world of work has changed drastically during the pandemic. The shift in labor force participation rates, changes to how people spend their time outside of work, and the changing nature of employment have all led to major shifts in the way that we live our lives and view our employers. While some changes are…

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FPC RESPONDS TO THE ECOMONIC RECOVERY WITH SIGNIFICANT REVENUE GROWTH AND EXPANDS ITS DIGITAL FOOTPRINT WITH A REDESIGNED WEBSITE

NEW YORK, August 4, 2021– F-O-R-T-U-N-E Personnel Consultants (FPC) a nationwide network of over 60 franchised executive recruitment offices, announced today its revenue was up 55% and job placements were up 65% in the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2020. The second quarter of 2021 was the highest production…

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How The World of Work Has Changed During the Pandemic

The world of work has changed drastically during the pandemic. The shift in labor force participation rates, changes to how people spend their time outside of work, and the changing nature of employment have all led to major shifts in the way that we live our lives and view our employers. While some changes are…

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Leveraging Job References to Boost Your Candidacy

By Steve Margalit, FPC Many job seekers view the process of providing references to prospective employers as a burden. They see this task as a potential landmine that could only hurt their chances of landing their next job. But this is the wrong way to view references; candidates need to see their references as an…

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Building a Strong Bench: The Importance of Succession Planning

By Steve Margalit, FPCJust as Major League Baseball has a “farm system” where they cultivate promising talent in the Minor Leagues before they bring them up to play in the Majors, so too must companies if they hope to maintain continuity and build a sustainable leadership team. Nothing disrupts a company faster than a sudden…

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Interviewers: Bring Out the Best in Your Candidates

By Steve Margalit,  FPC It’s perfectly natural: Many job applicants get flustered and tongue-tied on interviews. Others may be more relaxed, but they still do not know how to convey their value when speaking with a prospective employer. Does this mean they are not the right fit for your company? Hardly. Just because some candidates…

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The Transformation of the Recruiting and Job-Search Industry

Job Vacancies are Increasingly Being Filled Through Proactive Recruitment Techniques By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National This is not your grandfather’s job search. The days of circling want ads in the Sunday paper and then mailing in a resume disappeared decades ago with the introduction of digital job boards. And while these job boards disrupted…

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