Posts Tagged ‘career change’
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
Renaissance in Executive Search
By Jeff Herzog and Steve Margalit When you combine the increasing number of baby boomers entering retirement, the ‘great resignation’ from Corporate America and the pervasive skills gap for highly technical job functions, our economy is left with a major talent shortage. Many companies are finding it more challenging than ever to identify and hire…Read More
Work/Life Balance – Where Do I Start?
By Steve Margalit If we learned anything when the Covid-19 pandemic hit our shores in March 2020, it’s that life can change in an instant. A one-hundred-and-eighty-degree shift in our daily lives, both personally and professionally. For the most part, front line workers didn’t skip a beat, but for almost everyone else, work became some…Read More
Career Mapping 101: Taking the Reins of Your Future
By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National Too often, people take a passive approach to their careers. They spend years working hard at their jobs, hoping to be recognized and given the opportunity to advance. And while this strategy does work for some in the long run, more often it results in being passed over for…Read More
The Job Market is Revving Up, Are You Asleep at the Wheel?
By Jeff Herzog and Steve Margalit, FPC National Most economists agree, economic conditions will continue to rapidly improve throughout 2021. The global pandemic which was thrust upon us in early 2020 sent shockwaves through the stock market, the job market and almost every aspect of our daily lives. Because the setback was event driven and…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Landing a Job in a Pandemic: Focus on Value
By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National I’ve heard many job seekers ask, “Should I even bother looking for a job during Covid?” The short answer: Yes! And here’s the longer answer: As we stumble our way through this pandemic, the job market is as turbulent as ever. Every time we turn on the TV, we…Read More
How Have Hiring Plans and Staffing Changed in Response to COVID-19?
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused turmoil with our work environments these last weeks and has had a major impact on how companies are recruiting new talent. Employers and their HR teams have had to use more innovative methods to hire and onboard new recruits while also simultaneously providing support for their employees as they transition…Read More