Posts by Samirat Rivers
The Key to Building High-Performing Teams and Successful Companies by Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” ~ Jack Welch Servant leadership is a people-centered management philosophy that focuses on the needs of employees. It…Read More
Writing an Effective Resume
Generating Interest Is your resume being read or is it being put aside on indefinite hold? Why are some more effective than others? As strange as this sounds, most resumes are written without a clear understanding of their true purpose. Simply put, a good resume should motivate management to interview you. Generating interest is not…Read More
5 Things You Need to Remove from Your Resume … Right Now!
Resumes come in many different formats and styles by Jeff Herzog And while there is not one single correct way of creating an effective resume, there are certain guidelines that should be followed to maximize your impact. Given the important role that a resume plays in a job search, it is surprising to see how…Read More
What Does It Take to Be a Successful Entrepreneur?
by Jeff Herzog, President “Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.” – Winston Churchill Recently, I had the opportunity to deliver a keynote presentation at SUNY Albany for their Entrepreneurship Group. I presented my view of the qualities, skills, and experience required to establish, grow, and manage a…Read More
Why an Executive Recruiter? Why FPC?
By Steve Margalit Regardless of market conditions – low unemployment, high unemployment, or somewhere in between – finding high caliber talent is difficult. There are a number of factors at play in today’s market, including but not limited to, a shortage of active job seekers. This lack of candidate flow typically leads to an extended…Read More
Executive Search Firms vs. Staffing Agencies
By Jeff Herzog, President FPC National There is a common misconception in talent acquisition circles that staffing agencies are the same thing as executive search firms. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Let’s take a few minutes and outline both so we can draw a distinct comparison: Staffing agencies generally serve a local market…Read More
Why Am I Losing My Best Job Candidates?
By Steve Margalit Why am I losing my best job candidates?!? I can just hear the frustration. This question often reverberates at all levels within a company, from leadership to middle management all the way to the staff at large. With unemployment rates near all-time lows, it has never been more important for companies to…Read More
Keep Your Résumé Updated for Your Next Career Move
It’s All About the Résumé By Joanne Gehas, Ph.D., Executive Recruiter (Pharmaceutical) at FPC of Raleigh People who are content in their current role and have no immediate plans to leave their employer ask why they should spend time and effort now on updating their résumé. Most people update their résumé only when under some…Read More
The Follow-Up Letter / Thank You Letter
Your Closing Argument You’ve just had a very productive interview with a great company and received positive feedback. It’s clear that you are a good fit for their needs, and you believe that you are among the final contenders for the position. What do you do now? Do you just sit by your email for…Read More
Your Dream Job Candidates Are Falling Through The Cracks
By Steve Margalit One of the collateral challenges of our strong economy is the shortage of high quality, active job seeking candidates. As Executive Recruiters, we have an enormous opportunity to partner with both our client companies, and the network of high caliber candidates we have developed over the years yielding a win-win-win situation. The…Read More