Coziness is a state of mind

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I suppose that at times being a member of the runaway train we call The FENG would appear not to lend itself to a whole lot of warm fuzzies. Ah, if only we could return to those halcyon days when there were only 50 of us and on a good day 15 of us would gather around that small table in th...


Jan 10, 2017

By Matt Bud, The FENG

Setting expectations

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One of the very important issues facing us as an organization is the “care and feeding” of our many friends in the search community. (And, there aren’t many left.) While studies have shown that only about 15% of the jobs in this country are handled by recruiters, to me they are still an im...


Apr 03, 2017

By Matt Bud, The FENG

Individual responsibility

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One of the themes that I like to present from time to time is the idea that each of us can make a difference. For those of us who live in these United States, it is all very easy to fall into the accepted American concept that everything in this world is actually someone else’s fault. Henc...


Apr 05, 2017

By Matt Bud, The FENG

A rose by any other name

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Back in 1991 after I had been out of work for only a few weeks I sent out a mailing and somehow managed to get an interview with a guy who looked and talked like Frank Perdue (Perdue Farms).After we shook hands, he offered me his business card and asked for mine. I told him I didn’t have o...


Jan 05, 2022

By Matt Bud, The FENG