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Restore Your Career: Take a Vacation

  
  
  
  
  

Restore Your Career Take a Vacation

Waiting until you just can’t stomach going into work, is waiting too long.  The truth is we simply can’t do our best work when we are burnt-out.  Sometimes it’s just good for the soul to take a break, loosen up and get out of the day in/day out.  Better yet, just take a vacation.

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Congratulations to Briana Burton

  
  
  
  
  

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 Temporary of the Month - March 2015

Winner of the $100 Outstanding Performer Award!

Briana first came to JOHNLEONARD as a recent college graduate.  Since her very first assignment, her positive attitude and great work ethic have made her an exceptional Temporary Staffing Representative and a tremendous asset to our team.  She has consistently worked long term assignments and continues to be requested back by our clients in renewable energy, education and public broadcasting.  Her flexibility and scope of skills have enabled her to take on assignments ranging from Customer Service, Administrative Assistant, Proofreading and more.

Immerse Into Boston This Spring

  
  
  
  
  

Emerge Into Boston This Spring

Many of us who survived this winter of record breaking snowfall are more than ready to emerge from hibernation and be out and about the City – without snow banks, freezing temperatures, and “T” delays.  In the spirit of this most welcome season, we are rummaging through our closets and pulling out our favorite T-shirts and shorts in anticipation of the warm sun.

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How to Run a Productive Lunch Hour Job Search

  
  
  
  
  

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As busy professionals, we don’t always have the time to spend copious hours looking for new opportunities.  However, in just one hour, there are a few simple things that you can do to give you the upper hand and jump-start your job search.

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5 Things to Know Before Graduating

  
  
  
  
  

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Graduating

As a blissfully ignorant recent grad I thought my new “College Graduate” status qualified me for any job I wanted.  What made things worse is that I honestly expected to be handed a job when I graduated, so instead of working towards a job, I simply expected to graduate and then miraculously land a job without any effort. Wrong!

Congratulations to Kathleen Hamilton

  
  
  
  
  

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Temporary of the Month - February 2015

Winner of the $100 Outstanding Performer Award!

From her very first assignment, Kathleen’s attitude and skills have made her an exceptional Temporary Staffing Representative.  She consistently receives rave reviews from our clients who continuously request her back on additional assignments.  Kathleen is a very proactive and dedicated worker and is described as an “asset to the team”.   Her skills are applied in office support, data entry and research roles with our educational, event and convention clients.

Top 10 Things to Look For In an External Agency

  
  
  
  
  

Top 10 Things to Look For In an External Agency

The US economy is projected to increase by 3% this year.  This projection is sure to spark a renewed need for top talent in the coming days, weeks, and months.  While some companies will rely on attracting qualified applicants by the ‘post and pray’ method, others will support internal recruitment teams and leverage referral and incentive based programs.  Although these avenues to “candidate entry” are viable ways for companies to recruit, they can also be tedious, expensive and time consuming.

How to Get References That Work For You

  
  
  
  
  

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So you have your resume reviewed by the right people, landed an interview and impressed the Hiring Manager enough that he/she is going to check your references.  If you have waited until this “end stage” of your job search to start putting together references, you have definitely waited too long.  At this point, it doesn’t matter if you have spent hours writing, tailoring and rewriting your resume.  You may have seriously jeopardized your chances of closing the deal/receiving the offer.

Teaming Up To End Hunger

  
  
  
  
  

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Last night at the 'Greater Boston Food Bank' our very own Derek McKinley, Jennifer Kuchy, Chris Wallingford and Angelena Tentilucci participated in the Association of Legal Administrators – Boston Chapter’s volunteer drive to help End Hunger. 

We Celebrate International Women’s Day

  
  
  
  
  

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This Sunday, March 8, 2015, we celebrate International Women’s Day

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