Posts Tagged ‘candidates’
Is the Traditional Job Search Dead?
Spoiler alert: No, it’s alive and well. And here’s how you can make it work for you: As technology progresses, more and more companies are relying on tools and AI to automate and streamline critical human resources functions. While technology is often helpful for increasing efficiency and lowering costs, it also can have the side…Read More
Why the End of the Year Is the Best Time to Start Your Job Search
You’ve heard all the reasons to hold off on starting a job search until the new year: “No one gets hired around the holidays” “Workforce budgets aren’t determined until January” “Job listings disappear in December” So, is it best to wait until January to begin looking for your next opportunity? Absolutely not! While it’s true…Read More
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…Read More
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.…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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,…Read More
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…Read More
Forbes Names FPC One of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms and Best Executive Recruiting Firms of 2022
FPC ranked in the Top 20 in both prestigious categories New York, May 3, 2022 – F-O-R-T-U-N-E Personnel Consultants (FPC) a nationwide network of over 60 franchised executive recruitment offices, has once again been recognized as part of Forbes’ annual list of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firm and Best Executive Recruiting Firm for 2022. FPC…Read More
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…Read More