Social Proof: The Job-Seeker’s Secret Weapon

Sure, your resume touts your amazing accomplishments and highlights your impressive skill sets. And why shouldn’t it? You are in full control of every word of your personal narrative. You say you’re an excellent communicator, and you increased sales by 500%, and you know everything there is to know about best practices in your field…

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Become a Talent Magnet: How to Attract and Retain High Performers in a Tight Job Market

As the unemployment rate in the U.S. plunges to near-historic lows, companies are ramping up their efforts to attract top talent. Competition is increasing and candidates are becoming more selective when choosing the next stops on their career paths. With fewer quality candidates on the market and more companies vying to win them over, you…

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End-of-Year Workforce Planning

3 strategies you can use right now to build a powerful workforce in 2023 When it comes to executive recruiting and workforce planning, the environment is about to become much more heated. As 2022 races toward the finish line, there is a quiet calm that will give way to an explosive hunt for top talent…

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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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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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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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The Incredible Value Recruiters Bring to the Table

Spoiler Alert: It goes far beyond basic talent acquisition By Jeff Herzog, President of FPC National All around the nation, companies are reaching out to recruiters to fill key vacancies. But if you are only engaging your recruiter when you have a critical job opening to fill, then you are missing out on many business-boosting…

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Three Things Leaders Must Do to Retain Top Talent

By Jeff Herzog, President of FPC National As the Great Resignation continues to reshape the workforce in the United States, companies are struggling to replenish their teams with high performers, leaving them woefully shorthanded and unable to meet the day-to-day demands of their businesses. While some of the defections are due to changing employee priorities,…

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