How to Onboard New Hires Successfully

The Secret to Promoting Long-Term Employee Engagement & Retention By Steve Margalit, FPC National First impressions matter. Just as we experience initial feelings and reactions when meeting another person, we also have distinct impressions when we start a new job. These impressions are powerful, lasting, and often difficult to change. The good news is that…

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FPC National Survey: Job Seekers Attitudes’ During a Pandemic

By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National Before the pandemic began, the employment market was robust. In January 2020, growth was in the forecast, as 225,000 new jobs were added to the payrolls nationally. Average private-sector employee earnings rose in January by .2%, and increased by 3.1% over the prior year. Anyone looking for a new…

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Collaboration: A Key to Recruiting Success

How a partnership model and a national “Exchange Program” lead to successful executive placements By, Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National Your company is about to initiate a search to fill a senior-level vacancy. You’ve assembled a search committee, defined the requirements of the role, and engaged the services of a professional recruiting firm. But how…

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Hiring Top Talent is Hard: Why You Should Partner with a Recruiter

By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National As most employers understand, the primary driver of business success is building and retaining a high-performing team. And while the pandemic has created a larger pool of talent, the critical task of identifying and selecting the right individuals has become more daunting and challenging than ever. Companies can eliminate…

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You Think Hiring Someone Can Be Frustrating? Try Being a Candidate

Takeaways for the Hiring Manager to Sharpen Their Process By Steve Margalit, FPC National “We do not learn from experience; we learn from reflecting on experience.” – John Dewey. The hiring process, which is largely controlled by the whim of the hiring company (as it should be) does not always run as smoothly as it…

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Remote Working Challenges: How To Keep Current Staff Engaged and Integrate New Remote Employees Into Your Team?

By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National Introduction In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, more companies than ever before are allowing their employees to work from home in compliance with government directives to help flatten the curve and protect the vulnerable. However, as more employers encourage people to work from home, they’re quickly finding out…

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Staying Vigilant in the War for Talent

Secrets from an Executive Recruiter By Steve Margalit, FPC National The more things change, the more they stay the same.  The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are still impacting how business is done in the United States and around the world.  As the economy revs back up and the employment market regains its footing, one…

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The Impact of Remote Working and Remote On-boarding on Businesses

By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National The transition to remote working that’s been thrust upon Corporate America by the pandemic hasn’t been smooth for many employers. While for those companies still in a position to make new hires during this time, on-boarding new hires remotely while managing a newly remote workforce doesn’t make things any…

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What Skills Will Recruiters Be Looking For Post COVID-19?

By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National In years to come, we may well view the COVID-19 outbreak as the moment when the culture of work fundamentally changed. The COVID-19 pandemic has already had an enormous impact on the world of work and now the question everybody in the corporate world is asking is “what will…

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Roadmap to Success: Creating an Effective Job Search Strategy

By Steve Margalit, FPC National It’s daunting. The idea of launching a job search seems like a monumental task, especially in the midst of a pandemic. When you look at all of the things you must do to land a job, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. From crafting your resume to honing your interviewing skills…

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