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10 Small Mistakes to Avoid When Communicating with a Potential Employer

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Mar 23, 2017 10:36:41 AM

When reviewing job descriptions, more likely than not, a top requirement will include excellent communication skills. Recruiters and hiring managers will want to see that you have strong verbal, listening, writing, and nonverbal communication skills. These types of skills aren’t just necessary for career success, but they are imperative throughout your job search as well. In order to present yourself as a top communicator, be sure to avoid these small mistakes when communicating with a potential employer.

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How to Initiate and Conduct a Successful Informational Interview

Posted by Jalisa DelosSantos on Mar 21, 2017 11:29:48 AM

An informational interview is a powerful networking tool that gives you a glimpse into what a role or company culture is like within a certain organization and industry. Conducting this kind of conversation allows potential employers or co-workers to evaluate your qualifications, cultural fit, and genuine interest. Furthermore, this helps determine whether or not this career path or industry is right for you. A successful informational interview may lead to a future hire and other networking opportunities, so here are guidelines to follow when initiating and building the connection.

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5 Spring Cleaning Tips to Improve Your Social Media

Posted by Jalisa DelosSantos on Mar 16, 2017 11:54:01 AM

The spring season is just around the corner, and it is time for a fresh start. Most of us associate the season with cleaning out wardrobes or tidying up around the house, but it’s also a great time to “clean” our social media. Sites constantly release new updates and career paths and skillsets often change, so now is a perfect opportunity to check up on your social media presence. Utilize the following tips to analyze your online brand and make changes, whether you’re looking to make a career change now or in the future.

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How to Tackle Your Job Search Like a Marketer

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Mar 14, 2017 10:52:15 AM

Top marketing professionals utilize a variety of methods and tools to market their product or service to their audience. A job search requires a similar methodology as you need to market yourself as the top candidate for the job at hand and to the potential employer.

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Congratulations to Jenna Stefin!

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Mar 9, 2017 10:38:50 AM

Temporary of the Month – February 2017
Awarded $100 Outstanding Performer Bonus

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How to Succeed in the First 10 Minutes of the Interview

Posted by Jalisa DelosSantos on Mar 7, 2017 10:41:45 AM

When going in for your interview, first impressions count. According to various psychological studies, first impressions are formed in a matter of seconds, which gives the interviewer little time to make assumptions about your personality and behavior. To ensure that you start your interview on the right foot and set yourself up for success, keep these tips in mind for the first minutes of your meeting.

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Wishing Our Employees a Happy Employee Appreciation Day!

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Mar 3, 2017 10:37:40 AM

We cannot thank our talented employees enough for the commitment and dedication they bring to JOHNLEONARD each and every day. We’re truly proud of the team environment that you help nurture and of your contribution to the many accomplishments we’ve had over the years.

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March 2017 Networking Events

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Mar 1, 2017 10:01:38 AM

As JOHNLEONARD continues to grow, we make it a priority to attend local networking events and conferences to further build our relationships with clients and candidates. JOHNLEONARD’s Direct-Hire and Temporary Staffing Consultants are excited to be attending the following networking events in and around Boston this month:

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How to Stay Motivated and Make the Job Search Less Frustrating

Posted by Jalisa DelosSantos on Feb 28, 2017 10:37:06 AM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported that 227,000 jobs were added to the US economy this past January. And while the job prospects are promising, there are still competing applicants out there for many of these openings. Searching for a new job isn’t an easy task, and at times can be mentally exhausting and discouraging. However, there are ways to stay motivated and remain hopeful so you are able to land that new career opportunity.

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7 Easy Ways to Impress an Interviewer

Posted by Cameran McKean on Feb 22, 2017 10:38:11 AM

We all want to shine in our first interview with a hiring manager for the job of our dreams. All an interview comprises of is answering questions about your career and the job at hand. It should be the easiest thing to do, but so many people worry about it to the point where they forget the basics. 

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