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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Imagining a Post-Pandemic Workforce

How the hybrid work model can be used to attract and retain top talent By Steve Margalit, FPC National When the pandemic first struck and shutdown orders spread throughout the nation, many companies were thrust into uncharted territory. They scrambled to realign their operations so they could survive during a prolonged business interruption. For months,…

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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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