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,…

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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…

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How to Attract Top-Tier Candidates During the Great Resignation

By Jeff Herzog, President of FPC National Ah, how the tables have turned! The Great Resignation, also known as the Big Quit, is upon us. High performers are resigning in droves and employers are scrambling to fill critical roles in this rapidly evolving job market. Gone (for now, anyway) are the days when companies placed…

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How Recruitment can Help Build a Positive Work Environment

There is no doubt a work environment that promotes camaraderie and healthy competition keeps employee satisfaction ratings high. More so if the company provides opportunities for individual growth. This practice fosters loyalty in employees and builds a positive culture in the organization. Maintaining a constructive and productive atmosphere in the office is undeniably a huge…

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Re-Opening After the Pandemic: What Are The Changes We Can Expect?

When the pandemic started, companies were forced to close their offices and in many cases lay off employees. Now that the pandemic is receding, how are companies tackling re-opening? In this fifth video, our panelists discuss the kinds of changes that we’re seeing companies make as they adapt to office life and hybrid working post-pandemic.…

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Keeping Employees Engaged and Productive in the Pandemic

The pandemic has taken a toll on many of us. We’ve been juggling work and home life, leading to fatigue for some. It’s not surprising that the number one complaint among employees is lack of sleep. This blog post will focus on how we can keep our employees engaged and productive as things start to…

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How The World of Work Has Changed During the Pandemic

The world of work has changed drastically during the pandemic. The shift in labor force participation rates, changes to how people spend their time outside of work, and the changing nature of employment have all led to major shifts in the way that we live our lives and view our employers. While some changes are…

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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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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…

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Imagining a Post-Pandemic Workforce

How the hybrid work model can be used to attract and retain top talent By Jeff Herzog, President of 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.…

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