CityYear Boston Hosts Legal Community Breakfast
One million American children drop out of high school every year in what has been called the major civil rights issue of our time. CityYear is tackling this problem head-on in twenty one cities by placing volunteers like Aaron Canto (left) in the hardest hit schools to motivate and support students to stay in school and thrive in their learning. We are proud to support City Year and our clients in the Boston legal community in this most important effort. Today, we contributed to the $200K in donations raised! (right) Derek McKinley, Aaron Canto, Laurisa Neuwirth, Rob Harvie
MYOB Radio Profiles Game-Changing Staffing Agency
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How many jobs has Boston added so far this year?
What is the on-the-ground view of staffing?
How is Massachusetts' unemployment rate comparing to our nations'?
On March 1, Mind Your Own Business Radio featured Derek McKinley to hear the latest scoop about staffing trends in Massachusetts and to get these above questions answered.
John Leonard Recognized by FBA
John Leonard is proud to sponsor, for the 2nd year, the Family Business Association, which is an independent, non-profit organization designed to promote family businesses and family business achievements in Massachusetts. The FBA is a wonderful resource for Massachusetts-based family businesses and offers business relevant webinars on a variety of timely topics, provides educational events, and publishes an information-packed quarterly magazine. There is no cost for a family business to access this valuable resource and support.
John Leonard Attends Nonprofit Fundraiser
(from left) Lindsay Peoples, Kimberly Brown, Jennifer DeLucia, Elyse Gonsalves
On February 16th, John Leonard's Manager-Temporary Division, Jennifer DeLucia, and her associates, Staffing Consultants-Temporary Division Kimberly Brown and Elyse Gonsalves, attended Community Work Services' (CWS) third annual Chili Cup in downtown Boston. This event generated an attendance of over 200 chili enthusiasts from the community, many who competed to make the best chili in the city and donated to the success of CWS.
A long-standing, reputable nonprofit in the heart of Boston, CWS has been assisting men and women effectively enter the workforce and gain economic self-sufficiency for over 100 years. We thoroughly enjoyed supporting our valued client, CWS, and are thrilled to be an active contributor to this organization.
Laurisa Neuwirth Joins Boston World Partnerships
John Leonard Employment Services is pleased to announce that a member of our team, Laurisa Neuwirth, has been accepted in to the network of Boston World Partnerships (BWP) as a Connector. Started by Mayor Thomas Menino, BWP is a global network of high-achieving and forward-thinking Bostonians who proactively connect the world to business opportunities and innovative capacity of Greater Boston, while working to make connections within the greater Boston business community through formal and informal meetings and an active online community which utilizes web 2.0 tools and offline events.
We are especially proud to work with BWP, as we share a common mission to support and evangelize about the innovation and human capital Boston offers to growing companies and organizations, and to connect companies and professionals to resources and talent offered in our home area. For more information go to www.bostonworldpartnerships.com.
John Leonard Employment attends BBJ's Book of Lists Gala
On January 27, 2012, we attended one of the largest networking events in Boston at the TD Garden. The Boston Business Journal hosted its annual Book of Lists Gala bringing together over 1,000 top executives featured in the Book to talk about the future of our local economy and recognizing industry leaders.
With an inviting atmosphere and the business vibe, we left the event with new ideas and tools to help propel our business forward with confidence…including maybe arranging our very own “flash-mob!” (Link to YouTube video)
Congratulations to all of our clients who were recognized in this year’s Book of Lists as influential business leaders.We are proud to be a reliable resource of top talent as you continue to make impacting decisions about your businesses and the local economy.
John Leonard Recruits Workers for New England's Warrior Dash
In the week's prior to New England's Warrior Dash June 2011 in Amesbury, MA, John Leonard's Temporary Division recruited 42 volunteers to work this two-day event! With approximately 400 competitors in each heat, warriors leaped over fire, climbed military walls, and "slip-n'slided" in mud baths to the finish line.
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What separates JL from the rest of the pack in the staffing world? Listen here as our own Laurisa Neuwirth is interviewed on the Mind Your Own Business (MYOB) radio show - and hear all about how our job seekers and client companies benefit from our best practices and our devotion to their needs. Laurisa talked with hosts Rick Brutti and Jeffrey Davis about what exactly separates John Leonard from their competition. “The candidates we place are very successful because we also evaluate their soft skills. We’re like Employment Matchmakers. We really want a person whose soft skills—whose personality—whose aspirations really dovetail with the client company.”
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