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How to Avoid the Zombie Work Apocalypse


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As we pay homage to the dead this All Hallows Eve, I encourage you to stand up and take note, because you may already be surrounded by zombies and you are in serious danger of becoming one!  Why you may ask?  Simple, as you drink your apple cider, remember that one bad apple can rot the whole barrel just as negativity, bad attitudes, and overall distracting employees can sour your work environment.  They come from every angle and sometimes you don’t know which way to turn, run, or hide. 


Congratulations Haley Thurston!


Haley Thurston September 2014

Temporary of the Month for September2014 and winner of the $100 prize!

From her very first assignment in January, Haley’s attitude and professionalism have made her an exceptional Temporary Staffing Representative.  She consistently receives rave reviews from our clients who continuously request her back on additional assignments. Her skills are applied in administrative and office support roles with our publishing, healthcare, sustainable energy and urban planning and development clients. 

As she continues to grow, we can’t thank her enough for her hard work, dedication and flexibility.


Skype Interviews: How to Recover from a Bad Connection


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Today, Skype interviews are becoming increasingly common.  They save you the hassle of taking time off to travel to another location, and they save your interviewer the money of having you visit.  However, like many things in modern technology there can be a few technical glitches.

Salary, Benefits, Perks and More Oh My…Look at the Whole Picture!


Salary, Benefits, Perks and More  Oh My…Look at the Whole Picture!

Salary and benefits were often the initial deciding factor when an employee accepted an offer, but more recently, candidates want to see the whole package before they even go in for that first interview.  Not only do they want to know what their salary and benefits will be, but also job flexibility, PTO, perks, and more.

Thank You Note Etiquette in the Digital Age


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So, you’ve aced the interview.  Next step?  It’s time to send a thank you note. 

4 Ways to Stay Motivated & Achieve Ultimate Success


4 Ways to Stay Motivated & Achieve Ultimate Success

There are many great articles and blogs out there that focus on how to stay motivated.   These motivational pumping stories are certainly beneficial, but I'd like to take it to another level and discuss what most successful professionals "don't do" that keep them focused both at work and in life.    Sometimes not doing something is just as important as being proactive.

Congratulations to Jacob Lie!


Jacob Lie 8 2014

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

From his very first assignment in 2013, Jacob displayed a positive attitude and regardless of the type of assignment, completed it to the best of his ability.  His skills were applied in data entry, reception, convention registration and customer support roles with our publishing, green energy and non-profit clients.  These clients continuously request him back on additional assignments due to his reliability and professionalism.  As he continues to grow we can’t thank him enough for his hard work, dedication and flexibility.


Find the Perfect Job, One Rose at a Time



The beginning of the week is hard, but despite the post weekend blues and the procrastination from the prior week catching up with me, I push through to get to Monday night.   Even though I should probably be grocery shopping, cleaning my apartment, doing laundry and catching up on some much needed sleep, I find myself completely ignoring everything and plopping myself down on the couch to watch ABC’s The Bachelor, my ultimate guilty pleasure.

Scavenger Hunt Extravaganza 2014!


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To celebrate a great Q2, everyone at JOHNLEONARD embraced their competitive spirit and teamed up to participate in the ultimate scavenger hunt.   With Captain’s Matt Galvin, Angelena Tentilucci, Mackenzie Phaneuf and Eric Lenz, there was no shortage of fun as we took Boston by storm.  Share in our adventures and overall team spirit as you tour our 2014 scavenger hunt extravaganza photo gallery!


7 Tips for Women on How to Dress Professionally in an Interview


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So you’ve scored the perfect interview, you’re prepared with questions, and you’ve gotten your beauty sleep. But wait, what do you wear? Dressing for an interview is often one of the most overlooked parts of the process. Being comfortable and looking your best during an interview often shows confidence which will help your interview go smoother. We’re not saying to go out and buy a whole new wardrobe, but knowing how to properly dress during your interview could be what’s sitting between you and the call back. Follow these simple tips and you’ll be sure to ooze confidence during your interview.  

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