Posts Tagged ‘hiring process’
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
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
How to Write a Killer Follow-Up Letter￼
You’re walking out of your job interview, thinking about your conversation. Likely, you are evaluating your performance, chances of receiving a job offer, and whether or not this company is a good fit for you and your aspirations. Whether you aced the interview, choked, or performed somewhere in the middle, the interview process is not…Read More
Three Things Leaders Must Do to Retain Top Talent
By Jeff Herzog, President of FPC National As the Great Resignation continues to reshape the workforce in the United States, companies are struggling to replenish their teams with high performers, leaving them woefully shorthanded and unable to meet the day-to-day demands of their businesses. While some of the defections are due to changing employee priorities,…Read More
“Tell me about yourself…”
Most interviews begin with the age-old question “tell me about yourself.” While some candidates will describe their entire career history, what the interviewer really wants to hear is the details of your background that are relevant to the role. The tried and true formula to answering this question is the present-past-future formula. Start with your…Read More
How Long Should My Resume Be?
The ideal resume length is one of the most argued topics in the career-services industry. While some old-school hiring managers insist on the one-page, get-to-the-point format, others prefer more details to help differentiate one job seeker from another. So, who is right? What is the best length for a resume? Let’s dive in. The One-Page…Read More
How to Tell if Your Candidate “Gets” It
By Steve Margalit Hiring managers routinely screen resumes and conduct interviews with candidates to determine if they possess the qualifications and core competencies required for open positions. Employers evaluate applicants’ technical skills, leadership qualities, certifications, degrees, and achievements to see how closely they match open positions. But do these markers tell the whole story? Is…Read More