How to Make Sure Your Workplace Supports the Differently-Abled.

By Elijah Dawson, Contributor In today’s day and age where workplace diversity and inclusion are such a big deal, it makes sense to want to rethink whether your workplace really does cater to people from all backgrounds. Courtesy of FPC, here’s what to do if you feel that your company is not as inclusive as…

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Rocking Your Informational Interview

So, you’ve landed an informational interview with an executive in a company where you would like to work. You now have the opportunity to engage with a decision-maker in an open-ended discussion about the company, the executive, and your background. Informational interviews differ from formal interviews in that they often do not focus on a…

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It’s Time to Humanize the Recruiting Process

The case for eliminating video interviews By Jeff Herzog, President of FPC National If you feel like the recruiting and job interviewing process has become impersonal, cold, and distant, you are not alone. As the rate of video interviewing and electronic applications rose during the pandemic, candidates’ feelings of disengagement and isolation increased as well.…

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FPC PARTNERS WITH MISSION 22, A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION THAT PROVIDES SUPPORT TO VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES

NEW YORK, September 15, 2022– F-O-R-T-U-N-E Personnel Consultants (FPC) a nationwide network of over 60 franchised executive recruitment offices, announced a charitable partnership with Mission 22, a non-profit organization committed to supporting U.S. veterans by offering mental health and suicide prevention services. In addition to charitable donations, FPC’s goal is to support veterans who want…

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Gearing Up for a Bare-Knuckle, No-Holds-Barred Job Search

By Jeff Herzog, President of FPC National In the old days, looking for a job was simple, straightforward, and very human. Companies advertised their jobs in trade journals and newspaper classified ads, and job seekers responded with phone calls or basic resumes that were read by actual people. Not only that, many job seekers did…

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DESPITE A SLOWING ECONOMY, FPC REPORTS SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN REVENUE

NEW YORK, July 27, 2022– F-O-R-T-U-N-E Personnel Consultants (FPC) a nationwide network of over 60 franchised executive recruitment offices, announced the company’s mid-year revenue increased by 26% compared to the same period in 2021. The FPC Exchange program, in which the FPC offices across the country partner with each other to place candidates, was up…

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The Great Resignation + Pandemic + Inflation = Job Market Chaos

It’s a Perfect Storm. Top employees are resigning in record numbers, the pre-pandemic workforce has been completely transformed, and rising prices are disrupting household budgets across the country. These powerful forces are combining to create one of the most turbulent job markets that we’ve seen in generations. Employers are struggling to fill critical positions and…

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FPC Survey Shows Why Companies Need to Work with Recruiters to Find Top Performers

The pandemic, the Great Resignation, and the recent economic downturn have spurred dramatic changes in today’s job market. Finding the right fit for job seekers and employers has become more vital than ever, as it has a direct impact on job satisfaction, retention, and the bottom line. To measure job seekers’ sentiment in this unprecedented…

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Hiring Managers: Don’t Conduct Another Interview Without Reading This.

By Steve Margalit It’s about more than capabilities. It’s about more than skills. And it’s about more than experience, credentials, training, and attitude. To hire the right person for the job, you have to go deeper than “qualifications.” Most finalists you interview for a position are capable of performing the job. After all, as finalists,…

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A Strategic Approach to Building References

Many job seekers consider reference gathering as a tedious and burdensome task that they often put on the back burner, assuming that it is a mere formality that doesn’t make much impact in the candidate-selection process. If this sounds like you, then you may begin to view references differently after reading this article. The key…

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