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Providing Valuable Information as a Professional Reference (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jan 31, 2019 9:44:03 AM

Frequently, employers ask for references as a way of fact-checking a potential candidate’s past experiences so they can better evaluate how they might fit into their work environment. If you are asked to serve as a professional reference for someone, make sure that you are prepared in order to be as informative as possible when speaking on their behalf. Take a look at the following quick video below for four tips to ensure you are providing valuable information when serving as a reference.

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6 Steps to Increase Employee Retention

Posted by Madison Norman on Jan 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM

With the booming job market, employees have been increasingly hopping from job to job, searching for organizations that truly appreciate them. In fact, 3.6% of workers leave their job each month.  It is imperative that employers value their employees as an important asset, in order to avoid high turnover rates. To ensure your organization doesn’t lose millions of dollars each year, keep reading to learn six steps on how to increase employee retention and maintain your top talent.

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Our 2018 Temporary of the Year: Sara Valverde

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jan 24, 2019 9:05:40 AM

JOHNLEONARD is thrilled to announce Sara Valverde as our 2018 Temporary Staff Representative of the Year. In honor of receiving this award, we presented Sara with a $500 Outstanding Performer bonus to celebrate her remarkable achievement and dedication.

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7 Free Productivity Apps That Will Improve Your Workday

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Jan 22, 2019 11:03:34 AM

There’s nothing worse than feeling disheveled and stressed in the office. It’s easy to get distracted, lose track of deadlines, or forget a task or project. Low levels of productivity affect not just you, but also the organization. On the bright side, technology has permitted us to improve our focus and productivity throughout the workday. With the right digital tools, you can get your work done faster, more organized, and stress-free. Below are seven free, cutting-edge apps that will help you track time, collaborate effortlessly, and create systematized to-do lists.

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How to Personalize Your LinkedIn Invitations (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jan 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Whether you are a job seeker, recruiter or currently employed, it has become increasingly important and beneficial to build your social network. Taking the extra time to personalize your opening message on LinkedIn can make all the difference when standing out and creating solid connections. Allowed only 300 characters, it is important to focus on your goal and the similarities between you and the person you are trying to connect with.

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How to Answer the Most Common Interview Question: What is Your Greatest Weakness?

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Jan 15, 2019 11:00:00 AM

The interview question job seekers dread and hiring managers love to ask, “What do you consider your greatest weakness?” is almost always inquired during an interview. We get it, it’s an uncomfortable question to answer! No one wants to talk about their flaws to someone who they’re trying to impress. From an employer’s perspective, your answer can determine if you will be an asset or liability to the prospective organization. Even though candidates dread this question, you can almost guarantee in some shape or form it will be asked during your interview.

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Congratulations to Ed Merski!

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jan 10, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Temporary of the Month – December 2018

Awarded $100 Outstanding Performer Bonus

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December 2018 Employment Recap (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jan 8, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its latest job report with December’s Employment numbers. This detailed report aggregates extensive information about the state of employment for December 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 November. Take some time to review the data and to keep abreast of the most up-to-date employment information.

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Light Up the New Year: 2019 Recruiting Trends

Posted by Madison Norman on Jan 3, 2019 10:43:00 AM

Entering the New Year, it’s important to be aware of the set of new recruiting trends that will impact your organization’s recruitment process. To get ahead of your competition, take a look at some of the top recruiting trends you need to be implementing in 2019!

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The Top JOHNLEONARD Blog Posts of 2018

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Dec 27, 2018 10:19:58 AM

As 2018 comes to a close, take a look back at our top blog content that was viewed this year. It’s our goal to consistently provide our community of readers with the best career advice, resume tips, networking information, and more. So before the New Year begins, review our posts and make sure you subscribe to our blog in order to receive our newest blogs all throughout 2019!

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