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Congratulations to Jazmin Ramos!


March 2014 Final

Temporary of the Month for March 2014 and winner of the $100 prize!

Jazmin joined the John Leonard team one year ago and quickly hit the ground running! Her placement as an Administrative Assistant at our client, one of Boston's top publishing houses has continuously been extended due to her flexibility and reliability.   As she grows into her role we can't thank her enough for her professionalism and attitude every step of the way.


There's Something About Screening Resumes


screening candidates

Seeking out advice on resume optimization, what not to do and how to get discovered by employers, is all well and good, but one must consider what happens after a resume is submitted to a job.  While most applicants understand that the competition for each job is fierce, the majority don't necessarily know how their resume is being screened and reviewed by the Recruiter/Hiring Manager.

Job of the Week: Trademark Paralegal


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Trademark Paralegal

5-7 years as a Trademark Paralegal within a mid-large firm

Should Social Accounts Belong On Your Resume?


Social Media Resume

Maybe you are all too familiar with the social media stats - how many people are on LinkedIn social media on resume, social media and job search and what percent of hiring managers are using social media to screen applicants. But what about on the flip side? Are job seekers catching on to how they can use social media proactively to market themselves? We hear so much talk about people trying to hide their social media accounts from employers, but might there be a developing niche that is adopting a personal branding mentality?

Job of the Week: Associate Attorney


Legal Scales

Associate Attorney

JD with 4 - 7 years Commercial RE/Lending experience

The BBJ Ranks 'John Leonard' #9 on 'Largest Temporary Placement Firms' List


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Last week, the Boston Business Journal named John Leonard Employment Services #9 on their annual list of the “Largest Temporary Placement Firms in Massachusetts.”  John Leonard was recognized for providing Massachusetts employers with temporary employees and contractors across the legal, administrative, publishing and professional services industry sectors.  


Job of the Week: Billing Manager


Billing Meter

Billing Manager

3+ years of legal e-billing

What Came First: Your Employees or Your Company Culture?


Chicken or the egg

When an entrepreneur starts a new company, does s/he say, "I want the culture of my company to be laid back but hard working with a management team who is results-driven and not process-oriented"? Or does a company's culture evolve based upon the personalities of the people hired?

Job of the Week: Foreign Filing Paralegal


patent pending

Foreign Filing Paralegal

Salary: $65,000 - $85,000

Get Happy: Surviving Rejection


Getting over job search rejection

Does your job search sound a little like this?...Apply, Apply, Apply!  Interview, Interview, Interview! Network, Network, Network!...but it's not yielding any results?  What do you do when you are seemingly doing everything right, but can't seem to land a job?

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