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 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…

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You Know What Happens When You Ass-u-me?

Don’t Take Your Hiring Process For Granted By Steve Margalit, FPC National There are few things in life that give you the outcome you’re looking for without directly investing your personal effort or guidance. The hiring process is no different. To generate successful results for your growing organization, precision planning and coordination are not optional,…

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Gearing Up for a Robust Job Market in 2021

By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National As we turn the page on 2020, employers and job seekers are entering the new year will a sense of renewed optimism and enthusiasm. Because of the pandemic, many companies had postponed their plans to expand their teams and fill in gaps in their workforces. Employees had also delayed…

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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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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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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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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…

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