Posts Tagged ‘job seeker’
Interviewers: Bring Out the Best in Your Candidates
By Steve Margalit, FPC It’s perfectly natural: Many job applicants get flustered and tongue-tied on interviews. Others may be more relaxed, but they still do not know how to convey their value when speaking with a prospective employer. Does this mean they are not the right fit for your company? Hardly. Just because some candidates…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
The Transformation of the Recruiting and Job-Search Industry
Job Vacancies are Increasingly Being Filled Through Proactive Recruitment Techniques By Jeff Herzog, President, FPC National This is not your grandfather’s job search. The days of circling want ads in the Sunday paper and then mailing in a resume disappeared decades ago with the introduction of digital job boards. And while these job boards disrupted…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
Hiding In Plain Sight – The Passive Candidate
By Steve Margalit The never ending search for top candidates to fill your open jobs requires research, planning, effort and execution. Relying on inbound efforts alone, i.e. posting ads, is not likely to yield the highest quality results. Finding top talent requires you to “leave no stone unturned” and to be proactive. It requires you…Read More