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Applying to Long-Distance Jobs? Here are 6 Helpful Tips (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Sep 20, 2018 9:25:42 AM

Deciding whether you want to relocate for a new job is exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. The long-distance job search process can be a tedious and overwhelming challenge. But if you are willing to put in the extra effort, you will improve your chances of attracting out-of-state employer’s attention.

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How to Get the Most Out of Career Fairs

Posted by Madison Norman on Sep 18, 2018 9:53:35 AM

While some may be intimidated by the thought of career fairs, these events are set up to provide valuable opportunities for students to meet with prospective employers and learn more about their companies, hiring processes and openings. Even if you are not exactly sure which career path you would like to take, career fairs allow you the chance to ask employers, from multiple different fields, questions concerning their work. Follow these eight significant tips so you can get the most out of attending a career fair.

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Congratulations to Tamar Meiksin!

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Sep 13, 2018 10:50:00 AM

Temporary of the Month - August 2018

Awarded $100 Outstanding Performer Bonus

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August 2018 Employment Recap (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Sep 11, 2018 10:45:00 AM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its latest job report with August’s Employment numbers. This detailed report aggregates extensive information about the state of employment for August and employment projections for the future. We’ve created a helpful infographic to provide you with a brief overview of the report’s top statistics and most important takeaways. We've also included an employment recap specific to Massachusetts for July. Take some time to review the data and to keep abreast of the most up-to-date employment information.

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First Impressions: 101

Posted by Christopher Wallingford on Sep 6, 2018 10:46:12 AM

Have you ever wished you could get a first impression “do-over”?  Well, unfortunately, you can’t.  As Will Rogers said, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression”. There are numerous published studies stating how quickly we make judgments. Regardless of the number of seconds, the bottom line is, it’s fast!  So fast, in fact, that we have no control over it.  Because we can’t control it, the most important thing to do when meeting someone for the first time is to have a plan and set goals to ensure you make the best first impression. 

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How to Prepare for Attracting Generation Z Talent

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Sep 4, 2018 11:58:03 AM

Millennials can now breathe a sigh of relief knowing Generation Z is next in line to receive all the attention and scrutiny of the media. Gen-Z, people born after 1996, is about to rapidly change the workforce as we know it. A common misconception is that Millennials and Gen-Z have the same values and motives. The main difference is, Gen-Z doesn’t know life without smartphones and cutting-edge technology. Their priorities, aspirations, and wants in the workplace are very different from any other generation and it’s important to know these differences when marketing to them.

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The Interview is Over, Now What? 10 Things You Need to Do (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Aug 30, 2018 9:32:41 AM

After you breeze through your interview, don’t forget the steps that follow. The post-interview process is crucial because it can increase your chance of getting the job over another candidate. Watch our video below, that highlights 10 essential things you should do within the minutes, hours, and days after your interview, to ensure your position as a top candidate.

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How to Avoid Getting 'Ghosted' by Candidates

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Aug 28, 2018 10:58:10 AM

Recently, more and more articles and stories have surfaced about organizations being ‘ghosted’ by candidates. Ghosting is when someone unexpectedly, without explanation goes silent or disappears. This could be to a scheduled job interview or even a person’s first day of work and this trend is becoming a social norm across all industries and occupations. Although a millennial word, candidates of all ages are participating in this brazen behavior.

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What to Include in the Beginning, Middle, and End of Your Cover Letter

Posted by Carly Cohan on Aug 23, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Not always required, but always encouraged, cover letters are the first form of direct contact with a hiring manager. This is your opportunity to showcase your applicable background and qualifications. In today’s job market, cover letters are typically emails rather than an actual letter. But that’s the best part, you no longer are restricted to a standard format, you’re free to describe yourself in a personal but professional manner.

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How to Make Sure Your Resume Has No Spelling Errors (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Aug 21, 2018 9:37:05 AM

Before sending off your resume to hiring managers, you must proofread it to ensure there are no spelling mistakes. One of the most common and easiest errors you can make is misspelling a word. The problem with misspelling a word isn't because you made a typo, it’s because you overlooked a simple mistake. In an employer’s mind, this signifies your lack of attention to detail.

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